First record quarter of 2020 for fuel cells expert Proton Motor

● 6,4 Million Euros in order intakes

● BReCycle-Project started with Fraunhofer

● Participation in Bavarian Energy Award

● A new product innovations podcast

Puchheim near Munich, May 12, 2020 – Despite the Corona situation, demand is stable: The hydrogen fuel cell manufacturer Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH ( is pleased about its successful economic development at the start of the year, which meant pandemic-related crisis scenarios for many industries. Accordingly, the Bavarian company was able to record the end of the first quarter of 2020 with a record order intake of 6.4 Million Euros.

”Our quality products play a significant role in preventing global warming. We continue to see sustainable indicators in the market that the strategic investments in high-tech development by Proton Motor over the last two decades have paid off. “, Board Member and Finance Director Roman Kotlarzewski comments on the positive start of the year. This is also analysed by the listed English parent company “Proton Motor Power Systems” ( as a clear sign of the correct market positioning.

This goes hand in hand with the effectiveness of the joint ventures and co-operations, as implemented by the Puchheim engineers in a variety of ways. The most recent example – in addition to the current completion of the 180 kW container solution for Germany’s largest hydrogen power plant, which is to be opened by “APEX Energy Teterow” in Rostock in June – is the collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute IWKS, which has started a reuse concept for the recycling of fuel cells with the support of several industrial partners, including Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH. Under the project name “BReCycle high-quality precious metals in the circular economy such as platinum and ruthenium from the electrode coating of the polymer membrane are to be fractioned and applied to rework processes. In addition, the fuel cell solution “PM Module S8” developed for the “Hy2Green” order, which generates emission-free energy from hydrogen and was implemented in the South Tyrolean project “Knappenhaus” in 2019, was submitted for the “Bayerischer Energiepreis 2020” (Bavarian Energy Award 2020) as well as for “Innovationspreis Bayern 2020” (Innovation Award of Bavaria 2020). The latest podcast interview for the “AVID Technology Group” on also outlines other innovative Proton Motor product solutions in perspective.

About Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH (

With more than 20 years of experience, internationally active Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH is Germany’s expert for energy solutions with cleantech technologies and a specialist in fuel cells in this field. Located in Puchheim near Munich, Proton Motor offers complete fuel cell and fuel cell hybrid systems from its own production – from development to production to the realisation of customer-specific solutions. Proton Motor focuses on stationary applications such as back-up power and energy storage solutions, as well as mobile solutions such as back-to-base applications. The solutions can also be applied in the maritime and rail sectors. The product portfolio includes basic fuel cell systems, standard complete systems and customised systems. The official commissioning of the new fuel cell stack machine to start the series production took place in September 2019.

Proton Motor is active in the stationary sector for customers in the IT, telecommunications, public infrastructure and healthcare sectors in Germany, Europe and the Middle East with power supply solutions for DC and AC demand. In addition to power supply, the SPower product range also offers solutions for solar systems as well as a new product line for the storage of solar energy.

Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH, with currently 75 employees under the management of Mister Dr. Faiz Nahab, is a wholly owned subsidiary of “Proton Motor Power Systems plc” ( with headquarters in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The company has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since October 2006 (code: PPS).

Board of Directors Proton Power Systems PLC:

Dr. Faiz Nahab, CEO

Helmut Gierse, Chairman

Sebastian Goldner, CTO/COO

Roman Kotlarzewski, CFO

Manfred Limbrunner, Director Sales & Marketing

Point of contact at Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH:

Leonie Würzner, Marketing

+49 / 89 / 127 62 65-61

Ariane Günther, Public Relations

+49 / 89 / 127 62 65-96

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