Home Depot is partnering with Plug Power to build a 1.5 million square foot distribution center in Dallas, Texas. The new distribution center will use Plug Power’s zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell systems to power material handling equipment such as forklifts.
The fuel cell systems also become the infrastructure for storing, compressing, and dispensing hydrogen fuel. The partnership is heralded as a fulfillment of Home Depot’s sustainability commitment to its supply chain and operations.
- How does a hydrogen fuel cell work? (Oct 15, 2020, Let’s Grow Up)
- What is Green Hydrogen and Will It Power the Future? (Dec 3, 2020, CNBC)
- Plug Power HQ Facility Tour (Sep 26, 2020, Plug Power)
This post is based on the Hydrogen Fuel News article, Home Depot to build zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell powered Dallas distribution center, by Angie Bergenson, February 18, 2021, and the YouTube videos in the Spotlight. Image source: Syda Productions/Shutterstock
1. What is Home Depot’s sustainability strategy and goal?
Guidance: Home Depot’s sustainability strategy is to reduce the environmental footprint for its supply chain and operations. The goal is to leverage the value and environmental advantage of Continue reading