Ballard Power Systems has signed a new long-term supply agreement with NFI Group, an independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions in North America and Europe.
The agreement marks a new phase in the partnership between Ballard and NFI, focused on deployment-level volumes of fuel cell-powered buses across all of NFI’s major brands, including New Flyer, Alexander Dennis and MCI.
As part of the supply agreement, NFI has placed its first purchase order for at least 100 FCmove®-HD+ modules for planned delivery in 2024. The modules primarily will be produced in Ballard’s Bend, Ore., facility with Buy America compliance and will power New Flyer's next-generation Xcelsior CHARGE FC™ hydrogen fuel-cell buses for deployment across the United States and Canada, including California, Manitoba, Nevada, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
“This agreement is the next step in our multi-decade partnership with Ballard and a key com