Rolls-Royce and Daimler partner on fuel cell production

Rolls-Royce and Daimler Trucks have announced plans to jointly develop stationary fuel cell generators as carbon-neutral emergency power generators for safety-critical facilities.

The companies’ CEO’s Andreas Schell of Rolls-Royce Power Systems and Martin Daum of Daimler have signed a letter of intent with the aim of concluding comprehensive cooperation of the use of the fuel cell modules.

At the end of last year, Rolls-Royce Power Systems and Lab1886, Daimlers innovation unit for new business models, agreed on a pilot project to develop the use of the technology for stationary power supply on the basis of fuel cell modules from the automotive sector.

“We are delighted that Rolls-Royce is as convinced as we are of the future of fuel cells in the stationary sector and would like to enter into this long-term cooperation with us,” said Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler.

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