Linde to present six papers at the World Hydrogen Energy Conference 2012

Murray Hill & New Providence, New Jersey, U.S., May 31, 2012 – Linde will be demonstrating its extensive experience in hydrogen energy and fuel cell technology with the presentation of six papers at the World Hydrogen Energy Conference 2012 at the Toronto Centre Sheraton in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 3-7.

Mike Beckman, vice president of hydrogen fueling and industrial applications for Linde North America, will deliver a speech at the plenary session on Thursday, June 7, covering Linde’s global progress in hydrogen fueling. Beckman, who has been spearheading Linde’s hydrogen fuel cell activities in the U.S. and Canada, said, “Linde has been a vigorous supporter of alternate energy for decades and has been a pioneer in bringing hydrogen into use as a cost-effective everyday fuel. We’re showing that our technology can help improve sustainability, lower emissions and reduce our dependence on foreign fuel.”

Five additional papers will be presented by Linde representatives at technical sessions:

  • Green Hydrogen by Pyroreforming of Glycerin, presented by Satish Tamhankar, Linde innovation management, biomass to energy manager, on development of innovative processes for sustainable production of hydrogen from biogenic raw material.
  • Daimler’s and Linde’s 20 Hydrogen Fueling Station Project – Status Quo, by Benjamin Kaehler, of Daimler-Benz, and Dr Alexander Stubinitzky, Linde innovation manager, hydrogen solutions, CIMM – advanced customer application, providing details, along with perspective, on the hydrogen fueled 125-dayMercedes-Benz F-CELL World Drive.
  • AC Transit / Linde Hydrogen Fueling Station for Buses and Cars, by Nitin Natesan, Linde hydrogen fueling engineer, detailing the hydrogen installation of a hydrogen production and dispensing station to fuel buses for AC Transit at its terminal inEmeryville,California.
  • Hydrogen for grid-scale storage of renewable energy, Dr Alexander Stubinitzky, will discuss the potential of various hydrogen energy storage systems.
  • Advanced hydrogen fueling & compression technologies - Experiences gained and technology developments by Dr Alexander Stubinitzky, will provide an understanding of the hydrogen fueling technology to be used in the Linde/Daimler joint project to install 20 hydrogen fueling stations in Germany.

Linde will also be showcasing its range of support for the entire value chain for hydrogen fueling, from production/distribution through retail fueling, at booth #308 at the conference.

Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company with around 50,500 employees in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2011 financial year, it achieved sales of EUR 13.787 bn (USD 18.1 billion). The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The Group is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.

For more information, see The Linde Group online at http://www.linde.com

Contact:
Amy Ficon
Linde corporate communications
908-771-1491
amy.ficon@linde.com

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Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, a world leading gases and engineering company. The Linde Group has around 49,100 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2010 financial year, it achieved sales of EUR 12.9 billion (USD 17.9 billion). The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. Linde is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.

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