Our customers

Ballard has delivered 320-megawatts (320 MW) of fuel cell stacks, modules and systems to power clean energy solutions for our customers.

Transit Bus

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BAE Systems is a pioneer in the development and deployment of hybrid drive propulsion systems for diesel hybrid transit buses. Leveraging its extensive knowledge of hybrid drives, BAE Systems has integrated Ballard fuel cell modules for operation in buses with such customers as Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA).  Read more... 
 New Flyer New Flyer is the largest heavy-duty transit bus manufacturer in North America offering the widest range of drive systems. They have integrated Ballard FCveloCity® motive modules in the Xcelsior® bus platform which will be delivered to AC Transit and OCTA. Read More… 
 Solaris Solaris is a major European producer of city, intercity and special-purpose buses as well as low-floor trams. Solaris fuel cell electric buses powered by Ballard are operating today on the streets of Hamburg. FCveloCity® module will also equipped the trolley bus to be deployed in Riga. Read more...  
Van Hool Van Hool is the 4th largest bus manufacturer in Europe, offering a complete range of buses for public transport in international markets. Integration of Ballard fuel cell modules into Van Hool hybrid buses, for operation by the HyNor Oslo Buss group in the greater Oslo area, is in process now.  Read more...

Light Rail

CRRC CRRC is the world's largest supplier of rail transit equipment with complete product lines from high speed rail to urban light rail. CRRC is now building the world's first hydrogen powered tram using Ballard FCveloCity®-XD modules for the city of Foshan  Read more... 

Automotive

Volkswagen group logo Volkswagen Group, one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers, has contracted Ballard to advance development of fuel cells for Audi’s automotive development program.  Read more...

Material Handling

Plug power Plug Power has deployed over 14,000 GenDrive® systems using Ballard fuel cell stacks, with such customers as Walmart Canada, Sysco, BMW, Coca-Cola, Central Grocers, FedEx Feight and Wegmans. Read more...

Strategic Shareholders

Anglo Anglo American Platinum is one of the world largest mining companies and the leading primary producer of platinum group metals. Read more... 
 Board Ocean Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co., Ltd is a leading global manufacturer of motors that power small and specialized electric machinery for electric vehicles (EVs), including buses, commercial vehicles and passenger vehicles, and for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC). Read more...  
 Nissinbo Nisshinbo Group is engaged in the electronics, automobile brakes, precision instruments, chemicals, textiles, papers, and real estate businesses with "wireless communications and electronics", "automotive parts and devices", "lifestyle and materials", and "new energy and smart society" the four strategic business domains. Read More… 
UTC  United Technologies Corporation (UTC) researches, develops, and manufactures high-technology products in numerous areas, including aircraft engines, aerospace systems, HVAC, elevators and escalators, fire and security, building systems, and industrial products, among others. Read more… 

Our Technology

We represent decades of innovation and engineering leadership in clean energy fuel cell vehicles. With $1 billion invested in fuel cell product development over the past 35 years, Ballard has developed an IP portfolio consisting of ~200 patents/applications with access to ~1,500 patents/applications while designing optimized membrane electrode assemblies (MEA) and fuel cells. Years of experience and our extensive collaborations with Tier 1 automotive manufacturers have driven enhanced product durability and performance while rapidly reducing product costs.

Ballard fuel cell products feature high fuel efficiency, low noise and vibration, compact size, quick response to changes in electrical demand, and modular design.

Our Manufacturing

ManufacturingWe have over 30 years’ experience in the manufacturing of PEM fuel cells.  From discrete manufacturing through continuous roll to roll production of MEAs, automated stack assembly, module integration, and complete system testing – we have a deep knowledge across the broad range of all material process areas.  In Burnaby, Canada we operate 3 facilities with a combined footprint of over 240,000 ft² (22,000 m²) providing capacity to produce over 1 million MEAs and 10,000 stacks annually.  Our automated and continuous manufacturing processes ensure we are meeting our Customer’s demand through the delivery of high quality and low cost products.

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