ITM Power Plc – Hugely symbolic announcements

2nd December 2016

ITM Power Plc (LON:ITM) are the topic of conversation when Dr Tom McColm research director at Zeus Capital discusses the latest two announcements from the company on power-to-gas storage. Tom explains what this is exactly and how ITM’s technology and business fit in with it.

ITM Power Plc designs and manufactures integrated hydrogen energy solutions for energy storage and clean fuel production. The Company has a range of product platforms based on Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) technology. The Company’s product, HGas, is designed for Power-to-Gas applications. HGas accommodates fluctuating power profiles while generating hydrogen at pressures suitable for either direct injection into natural gas networks or through methanation processes without additional compression. The Company’s product, HFuel, is a module applicable for refueling hydrogen-powered road vehicles and forklift trucks. HFuel generates hydrogen by electrolysis, compresses it, stores it and dispenses the gas on demand. The HPac system is a mid-ranged electrolyzer product that produces hydrogen gas at a rate of approximately five kilogram/day and a pressure of over 15 bar. HPac is a PEM electrolyzer. HPac produces hydrogen for a range of fuel cell and industrial applications.