PEM Electrolysis Status in the Industry
· Plug Power General Manager(총괄책임임원)
Ole Hoefelmann joined Plug Power in January 2021 as General Manager of its electrolyzer business. Mr. Hoefelmann is responsible for the sales, product management,product development and business strategy of Plug Power’s PEM-electrolyzer offering. Mr. Hoefelmann is an expert voice in the global hydrogen economy.His career includes a 30-year tenure at Air Liquide S.A., with extensive international experience spanning the US, Korea, France, Spain, Portugal, and Germany. He notably served as CEO for Air Liquide in Iberia, CEO of Advanced Technologies US, Vice President Hydrogen Energy Americas, and most recently Vice President Markets, Strategy, Innovation, Strategic Accounts, and Communication for the World Business Line Industrial Merchant.
Mr. Hoefelmann has served as chair and vice-chair for the California Fuel Cell Partnership(CaFCP) and Vice Chair of Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Associatio(FCHEA).
Plug was founded in the late 1990s. Around 2010 Plug focused its efforts on developing fuel cell solutions for material handling. This offer is the first industrial hydrogen fuel cell offering. Plug created this market, and today Plug Power has over 60,000 fuel cells in operation and is the largest liquid hydrogen user in the world. Plug's success can be attributed to its customer focus and its commitment to mastering technology that allows us to serve our customers safely, reliably and cost competitively. This commitment has led Plug to acquire technologies and partners that establish Plug up as the leader in the Green Hydrogen Revolution. Today Plug has capabilities in all aspects of the green hydrogen value chain, from production to distribution, storage, and application.
This session will discuss key drivers of green hydrogen and landscape of PEM electrolysis technology.