Fuel cell company Plug Power Inc. has received over $6 million in awards from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) for fuel cell market transformation programmes.

The funding will be used to integrate Plug Power’s fuel cell solutions into material handling, residential and stationary power applications.

Additionally, nine programmes were awarded to Plug Power customers for DOE market transformation projects, totaling over 304 GenDrive units deployed into the field.

As part of the $6 million in awards, the DOE will also fund a three-year project to verify the durability and commercial readiness of Plug Power’s combined heat and power GenSys product.