Norway Unit in SnowBallard provides fuel cell backup power systems to critical infrastructure operators like telecom, optical fibre and emergency communication networks in order to improve site availability, reduce revenue losses and improve customer satisfaction. 

Key Advantages of Fuel Cell Backup Power Systems:

Versatile Solution

  • Scalable power and flexible run times from a few seconds to several months.

Reliable Operation

  • No moving parts, low maintenance requirements and remote monitoring.

Low Operating Cost

  • Long lifetime and minimal maintenance visits.

Environmentally Friendly

  • Quiet and zero-emission operation, with no toxic waste or fuel.

Easy Siting

  • Small footprint, low weight and easy integration with existing power equipment.

Mature Technology

  • Thousands of installed systems have provided million hours of backup power to critical sites.


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