CALGARY, Alberta, June 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Next Hydrogen Solutions Inc. (the “Company” or “Next Hydrogen“) (TSXV:NXH, OTC:NXHSF), a designer and manufacturer of electrolyzers, is pleased to announce that Corporate Knights, a Canadian media and research Corp committed to advancing a sustainable economy, has ranked Next Hydrogen first amongst the publicly-traded companies in its future fastest- growing sustainable companies in Canada ranking. This new ranking from Corporate Knights pinpoints the fastest-growing Canadian companies whose business activities align with the transition to a clean energy economy.
“Next Hydrogen is honored to be recognized as the future fastest growing public sustainable company in Canada,” says Raveel Afzaal, President and CEO of Next Hydrogen. “Our revolutionary and scalable electrolyzer cell design is expected to deliver the lowest cost of green hydrogen and help accelerate decarbonization in Canada and around the world.”
Next Hydrogen has experienced tremendous growth over the past 12 months which includes raising $55.5M in capital, growing the team to 50 employees, moving into the manufacturing facility with up to 40MW of annual production and announcing new partnerships with Black and Veatch, Hyundai and Kia and NYSERDA.
“All companies are now in the business of dealing with climate change. The Future 50 are full of solutions to accelerate the clean energy economy, and they are putting them on the shelf faster than any other companies in Canada. Our reason for devising this list is our belief in the success of these companies being pivotal to creating a more sustainable Canada, as well as acting as inspiration for other entrepreneurs,” says Toby Heaps, founder, and CEO of Corporate Knights.
About Next Hydrogen
Founded in 2007, Next Hydrogen is a designer and manufacturer of electrolyzers that use water and electricity as inputs to generate clean hydrogen for use as an energy source. Next Hydrogen’s unique cell design architecture supported by 39 patents enables high current density operations and superior dynamic response to efficiently convert intermittent renewable electricity into green hydrogen on an infrastructure scale. Following successful pilots, Next Hydrogen is scaling up its technology to deliver commercial solutions to decarbonize transportation and industrial sectors.
About Corporate Knights
Corporate Knights Inc. is an independent media and research B Corp committed to advancing a sustainable economy that supports both people and the planet. Since 2002, Corporate Knights has published an award-winning quarterly magazine. It is distributed in The Globe and Mail, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. With a circulation of more than 126,000, Corporate Knights magazine is the most prominent publication dedicated to advancing a sustainable economy. The Corporate Knights research division produces global corporate and fund rankings. Its flagship ranking is the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, released each year during the World Economic Forum.
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