Plug Power President & CEO Andy Marsh to Present Today at Hydrogen + Fuel Cells 2013 in Vancouver

Plug Power President & CEO Andy Marsh to Present Today at Hydrogen + Fuel
Cells 2013 in Vancouver

How Hydrogen Fuel Cells Bring Increased Productivity, Reduced Emissions and
Lower Operations Costs to Material Handling Industry

LATHAM, N.Y., June 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plug Power Inc. (Nasdaq:PLUG),
a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, today announced that
President and CEO, Andy Marsh, will be presenting today, June 19, 2013, at the
Hydrogen + Fuel Cells 2013 (HFC2013) conference at the Vancouver Convention
Centre, where this year's theme is "Power, Transportation & Energy Storage: An
Industry on the Move."

HFC2013 is an international tradeshow for the hydrogen and fuel cell
technology industry. It is expected that more than 1,000 delegates will be in
attendance from 50-plus countries, including Canada, Germany, US, Japan, Korea
and China. The event features prominent industry and government leaders as
keynote speakers, as well as sessions focusing on key issues and new
initiatives within the sector.

Marsh's presentation, entitled "Moving Product with Fuel Cells," will be part
of the Plenary 5: End-User Forum being held in Ballroom A from 8:30-10:00 am
today. Marsh will discuss Plug Power's background and current strategic plans,
and will provide insight into the rapidly growing opportunities for worldwide
adoption of environmentally friendly power solutions such as hydrogen-based
fuel cells, in the material handling industry and beyond.

Marsh plans and directs all aspects of Plug Power's policies and objectives.
He is focused on leveraging Plug Power's technological expertise, talented
people and sales growth to position the company as a leader in the future
alternative energy economy. A member of the Board of Directors for the
California Hydrogen Business Council, a non-profit group comprised of
organizations and individuals involved in the business of hydrogen.
Previously, Marsh was the co-founder and CEO of Valere Power, a company that
revolutionized the powering of broadband networks. He also had a distinguished
career at Lucent Technologies, marketing and developing advanced power
products.

Plug Power is a trailblazer in the development and production of PEM fuel
cells that use hydrogen and oxygen to create energy. Founded in 1997, the
company has been expanding its reach with clients that have large material
distribution centers in three major market segments: food distribution, retail
and manufacturing. Plug Power currently has 44 total site deployments,
including BMW Manufacturing in South Carolina, which operates the largest
hydrogen fuel cell fleet in North America at its 4 million square foot
production facility. Details of this highly impressive and successful
implementation will be included in the presentation. A video overview of the
BMW site can also be seen on the Plug Power homepage at www.plugpower.com.

"Plug Power is fully committed to meeting the needs of end-users who are
looking for clean, sustainable solutions for powering their production
equipment," said Andy Marsh, Plug Power president and CEO. "I am happy to
share my vision of a hydrogen-powered future that has a positive environmental
impact, eliminates the need for lead-acid batteries, improves operational
efficiency and productivity, and provides a strong return on investment."

About Plug Power Inc.

The architects of modern fuel cell technology, Plug Power is revolutionizing
the industry with cost-effective power solutions that increase productivity,
lower operating costs and reduce carbon footprints. Long-standing
relationships with industry leaders forged the path for Plug Power's key
accounts, including Walmart, Sysco, P&G and Mercedes. With more than 4,000
GenDrive units deployed to material handling customers, accumulating over 10
million hours of runtime, Plug Power manufactures tomorrow's incumbent power
solutions today. Additional information about Plug Power is available at
www.plugpower.com.

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         The David James Agency LLC
         David Rodewald / Karen Freedman
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