CSX Chooses Altergy Fuel Cells for Critical Power Application – Replaces Aging, Dirty Diesel Generators

Folsom, CA – Altergy Systems, the global leader in modern, reliable fuel cell backup power solutions, today announced the addition of CSX to their growing list of companies seeking alternative power.

CSX turned to Altergy for a critical backup power application at their signal gate crossings.  They were looking for a reliable, clean, redundant source of backup power that would eliminate the need for dirty diesel generators.  Altergy’s proven track record, along with their focus on building and refining industry specific products, solutions and services proved to be the best fit for CSX’s modern network.

“We look forward to deploying our fuel cell solution in CSX’s network,” said Eric Mettler, CEO and President of Altergy.  “We share the same commitment to public safety as CSX by delivering reliable and cost effective alternative energy solutions tailored to the exact needs of the industry.” 

Visit Altergy at the RSSI show, Booth #202, on May 22-23, 2018 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska.  Altergy’s portfolio of public safety products and solutions are available at altergy.com.

About Altergy

Altergy has revolutionized fuel cell design, and is the first and only company of its kind to cost-effectively mass produce industrial-strength fuel cells.  As the leader in telecommunication backup power, Altergy is now addressing critical power needs in additional industries to include:  Cable, Public Safety and Military and Homeland Security. As the modern, clean energy source for now and the future, Altergy’s unique Freedom Power™ products provide freedom from batteries, generators, pollution, noise and the grid. Please visit altergy.com for more information.

About CSX

CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company.  It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products.  For more than 190 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation’s economic expansion and industrial development.  Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation’s population resides.  It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike.  More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com.