Hydrogenics Regains Compliance with NASDAQ Listing Requirements

Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ: HYGS; TSX: HYG), a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, today announced that it has received notification from the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Department that it had regained compliance with the minimum Market Value of Listed Securities (“MVLS”) requirement for continued listing on the NASDAQ Global Market, as set forth in NASDAQ Listing Rule Rule 5450(b)(2)(A).

Hydrogenics received notice on September 18, 2012 that the Company was not in compliance with the MVLS standard for continued listing on the NASDAQ Global Market, which requires a listed company to maintain a minimum MVLS of $50 million.

The letter from NASDAQ, received on December 10, 2012, stated that the Company’s MVLS has been $50 million or greater for the last 10 consecutive business days. Accordingly, the Company has regained compliance and this matter is now closed.

Hydrogenics Corporation is a world leader in engineering and building the technologies required to enable the acceleration of a global power shift. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Hydrogenics provides hydrogen generation, energy storage and hydrogen power modules to its customers and partners around the world. Hydrogenics has manufacturing sites in Germany, Belgium and Canada and service centers in Russia, China, India, Europe, the US and Canada.

CAUTION REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This release contains forward-looking statements and other statements concerning Hydrogenics objectives and strategies and managements beliefs, plans, estimates and intentions about its achievements, future results, goals, levels of activity, performance, and other future events. Hydrogenics believes the expectations reflected in its forward-looking statements are reasonable, although cannot guarantee achievements, future results, levels of activity, performance, or other future events. These statements are based on the managements current expectations and actual results may differ from these forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Readers should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Readers are encouraged to review the section captioned ‘Risk Factors’ in Hydrogenics regulatory filings with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, for a more complete discussion of the factors that could affect the foregoing forward-looking statements. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of the date of this release, and Hydrogenics undertakes no obligations to revise or update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, unless otherwise required by law. The forward-looking statements contained in this release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.

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