Ask a Fool: Where is Fuel Cell Technology Headed?

In this edition of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Motley Fool Rule Breakers analyst Simon Erickson takes a question from a reader who asks: "Any insight as to where fuel cell technology is heading in the Fool's opinion?"  

Simon focuses on the recent hot streak of Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG  ) , whose stock price has risen nearly 500% after the company announced deals with Air Liquide and FedEx  (NYSE: FDX  ) .  He offers two things that investors should keep an eye on, as well as his take on the stock right now. 

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  • Report this Comment On January 27, 2014, at 8:50 PM, Cutbelly wrote:

    Thank you for this. Could you please also comment on the fortunes of Ballard Power for this coming year? I really think that this fuel company has the most potential due to their focus on both vehicle and back up power generation and because of their engineering service contracts. Cheers and thank you.

  • Report this Comment On January 28, 2014, at 12:05 AM, archsteve wrote:

    You got the operating cash wrong. They have 40 million in operating cash. Also, they are not just selling hydrogen for recurring revenue. They are selling service contracts. Plus, their customers are returning, buying more units.

    You did not mention anything about range extenders, truck refrigeration units, or airport ground support. These are all growing sectors for PLUG.

    What is wrong with you? Giving incomplete information?

  • Report this Comment On March 02, 2014, at 10:47 PM, skcda wrote:

    Ballard supplies Power Plug with PEM cells... so when orders for PLUG go up, so will BLDP.

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