ITM Power Announced as Title Sponsor of California Hydrogen Business Council Spring Summit

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Contact: Emanuel Wagner

310-455-6095 x360

For Immediate Release

ITM Power Announced as Title Sponsor of California Hydrogen Business Council Spring Summit

Los Angeles, CA - April 2, 2014- The California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC) is proud to announce ITM Power, a company that specializes in electrolysers for energy storage systems and clean fuel production, as the title sponsor of the CHBC Spring Summit in Long Beach, CA, May 5, 2014.

Stephen Jones, Managing Director of Irvine, CA.-based ITM Power Inc, will keynote the opening session "Hydrogen = Energy + Fuel." on Monday, May 5, 2014.

Mr. Jones commented, "ITM Power Inc. is delighted to be the title sponsor of the CHBC's Spring Summit; hydrogen will play a key role in both the energy and fuel markets of the future. ITM Power has committed to California as the focus of our U.S. business and we look forward to continued deployment of systems and working closely with the CHBC, a leading voice for our industry."   

The CHBC Spring Summit is a key U.S. hydrogen event that covers the industry's recent advances in transportation, energy storage, and power supply, showcasing an expanding industry that is taking deep roots in California. It is co-located with the ACT Expo 2014, May 5-8, 2014.    

Geoff Budd, ITM Power's Business Development Representative for North America and CHBC Board Member added that "ITM Power sees California as an immense opportunity for our products, ranging from energy storage via power-to-gas, to hydrogen fueling for the commercial rollout of fuel cell vehicles."    

"ITM Power is becoming a strategic player in the California market, offering clean energy solutions that improve air quality and support California's strong commitment to renewable energy," said Jeff Serfass, CHBC Managing Director. "They see the opportunity for business in California and recognize the value of supporting CHBC's Hydrogen Energy Storage program and our Summit."    

More information on the program and registration is available at and


About the California Hydrogen Business Council

The California Hydrogen Business Council is comprised of organizations and individuals involved in the business of hydrogen. Its mission is to advance the commercialization of hydrogen in transportation and stationary sources to reduce emissions and dependence on foreign oil. More information at

About ITM Power

ITM Power designs and manufactures hydrogen energy systems for energy storage and clean fuel production by coupling its PEM water electrolysis equipment to renewable power sources, to produce high purity hydrogen and oxygen.

ITM Power's modular rapid response PEM electrolyser systems provide demand-side-services and can be used by power companies for frequency control and to balance the electricity grid against intermittent power input. The hydrogen can be injected into the gas distribution network directly, or indirectly as synthetic methane (combining with carbon dioxide) for energy storage or used as a zero carbon fuel for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

ITM Power plc is based in the UK and has a presence in Germany (ITM Power GmbH), and in California, USA, (ITM Power Inc.)

ITM Power Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is headed by Stephen Jones, Managing Director and Geoff Budd, Business Development Representative, to grow the Company's North American activities.

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