Cummins makes headway in hydrogen
Heavy-duty diesel engine manufacturer is making inroads into electrolyser and fuel-cell markets
Cummins is best known as a leading maker of heavy-duty diesel engines, primarily for the transportation sector, so many people were surprised when the company was named the maker of the world’s largest proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyser recently commissioned at an Air Liquide hydrogen plant in Quebec, Canada.
But Cummins has been preparing for a zero-emissions future for half a decade, while laying out a comprehensive hydrogen strategy late last year. "Over the past five years, the company has developed and acquired significant capabilities in electrified powertrains, battery design and assembly, battery management, fuel cells and hydrogen generation,” said Cummins' chairman and C
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