Hydrogenics Announces Board of Directors Appointment

Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ: HYGS; TSX: HYG), a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, announced that Mr. Donald Lowry has been appointed to the Hydrogenics Board of Directors effective immediately.

Mr. Lowry is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of EPCOR Utilities Inc. an Edmonton, Alberta based utility that owns and operates electrical distribution networks and water and wastewater treatment facilities in Alberta, Arizona and New Mexico.

Mr. Lowry is also Board Chair of Capital Power Corporation and Canadian Oil Sands Limited and is a director of the Canadian Electricity Association and the Telus Community Investment Board. Mr. Lowry was previously a Board member at Hydrogenics from 2000-2007.

“We are very pleased to welcome Don Lowry back to the Board at Hydrogenics,” said Doug Alexander, Chairman of the Board of Hydrogenics. “Don’s knowledge of the energy industry will prove invaluable to help guide Hydrogenics as we move forward with executing on our energy storage business strategy. Don’s extensive business and leadership experience as well as his governance expertise will also be a tremendous asset to the Hydrogenics Board in the future.”

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.

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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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