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IdaCorp (ticker: IDA) announced the ElectraGen(TM)3 fuel cell system on December 29th. The ElectraGen(TM)3 is a hydrogen-based proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell solution capable of producing up to three kilowatts of clean, reliable backup power. This announcement marks a significant addition to the IdaCorp backup power fuel cell product offering and highlights IdaCorp's position in the industry as the only company offering this wide range of backup power solutions.

Like its bigger brother the ElectraGen(TM)5, the ElectraGen(TM)3 product is a CE certified fuel cell system designed for critical backup power needs ranging from 1.5 to 3 kilowatts. By offering improved system reliability and more predictable performance in a broad range of climates the ElectraGen(TM)3 system is a cost-effective replacement to valve-regulated lead acid (VRLA) batteries and other traditional electricity generating methods. Developed specifically to address the needs of telecommunications and uninterruptible power systems' (UPS) backup power needs, units in the ElectraGen(TM) family are designed to provide 10 years of service. [more]

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Source: IdaCorp Unveils Critical Backup Power Fuel Cell System (IDA)