From 30kW to 100kW net power, Ballard’s heavy duty modules provide flexible solutions for your motive applications including buses, trucks, marine vessels and light rail.
The FCveloCity® motive module platform, based on the FCvelocity®-9SSL stack, is available in 30kW, 85kW and 100kW versions for heavy duty applications. The platforms include the fuel cell power module and separate air and coolant sub-systems. Over 1,500 FCveloCity® fuel cell power modules are now in operation in buses, trucks and trains.
FCmove™, the latest platform for heavy duty power modules based on the FCgen®-LCS stack, is the culmination of more than 8 generations of product development at Ballard. The FCmove™ platform offer a compact, fully integrated, robust fuel cell power solution with impressive reduction in total life cycle cost. FCmove™ products are specifically designed to meet the requirements of commercial vehicle operators.
Key advantages of Ballard’s heavy duty module product lines include:
Lower Life Cycle Cost
- Exceptional bus availability and fuel cell lifetime, with more than 30,000 hours of operation of motive modules in the field
Simplified System Integration
- Small footprint, fully integrated fuel cell module with interfaces located on one panel for better access and flexibility in commercial vehicle design (FCmove™)
Integrated system humidification and pressure optimization offers superior performance, fuel efficiency and durability over a wide range of operating conditions and prevents degradation, delivering >97% availability in vehicle operation.
Performance in Extreme Conditions
- Tolerant to a wider range of operating conditions, including freeze start from -25⁰C (-13⁰F) without external energy (FCmove™) .
The preferred option for OEMs and system integrators, Ballard fuel cells are powering over 2,000 fuel cell buses and trucks. Cumulatively, these vehicles have traveled more than 30 million kilometers.