FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 27, 2016
Burnaby, BC – HyCentaA (Hydrogen Centre Austria) has taken delivery of the first module in a series of Fuel Cell System Testers for use in the characterization and evaluation of fuel cell engines at their development lab.
In April of this year, at Hannover Messe, AVL and Greenlight Innovation announced a joint partnership to co-produce Fuel Cell System Testers.
This test platform is an up-to-date solution for both heavy-duty and light-duty transportation fuel cell engine developers and automotive OEMs, and supports the automotive industry in developing the next-generation powertrain.
The test systems interface with proven control software AVL PUMA Open 2™, AVL Team SUITE™ software products, simulation platforms as well as test hardware, such as regenerative load banks, e-motor dynos and environmental chambers. The new testing product line is manufactured by Greenlight and sold by AVL and its affiliates around the world.
HyCentA promotes the use of hydrogen as a regenerative energy carrier as well as the development of electrochemical systems and their peripheries. With its hydrogen test center, the first hydrogen delivery station in Austria and the most modern fuel cell system integration test bed in Europe, the HyCentA functions as a focal point and information platform for hydrogen-oriented research and development activities.
Greenlight is the global leader in the supply of testing and manufacturing equipment for the hydrogen fuel cell, electrolyser, battery and energy storage markets. Greenlight's headquarters are in Burnaby, Canada, with sales and service offices in Europe and Asia.
AVL is the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and test engineering of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmissions, electric motors, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. AVL has more than 8,050 employees all over the world. In 2015, sales revenues reached EUR 1.27 billion.
For further information:
Michael Ksela, Company Spokesman AVL
Tel +43 664 132 81 78
Contact Greenlight Innovation
Greig Walsh, Director, Sales & Marketing
Tel: +1 604 676 4038