Electrification

Understand the benefits of electrification when converting to an electric fleet.

CLEAN POWER THAT MEANS BUSINESS

 

Electric lift trucks are nothing new to Hyster®. We are pioneers who have been engineering and manufacturing them for decades. Today, Hyster is leveraging our expertise to power your possibilities in new, more impactful ways by bringing advanced power sources to high-capacity trucks. Now more than ever, we can help you and your operation reduce emissions, fuel consumption, and maintenance costs while boosting performance and efficiency for intensive industries such as ports, lumber, agriculture, steel and more.

Ports & Terminals Steel Industry Agriculture

Resources about converting to electric

The smartest decisions are informed decisions. With that in mind, Hyster is proud to offer additional insights and resources to help “electrify” your operation. Of course, if you have specific questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

The Power of LITHIUM-ION

The Power of LITHIUM-ION

This compelling electrification case study details how two major paper applications trimmed costs and emissions by switching to lithium-ion-powered forklifts. One customer, in particular, gained productivity and eliminated emissions on top of saving $1.5 million by transitioning their internal combustion engine fleet in just one facility.

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BRINGING BIG TRUCKS INTO THE ELECTRIC AGE

BRINGING BIG TRUCKS INTO THE ELECTRIC AGE

As the drive to reduce emissions continues, power technologies are enabling the shift to electrification for a greater range of capacities and applications - more than ever before. This white paper examines the landscape of electric power for heavy-duty operations and the practical advantages it can provide.

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A SHIFT IN POWER

A SHIFT IN POWER

As technology evolves, so do our power sources. With regulations increasing and environmental consciousness growing, Hyster is leading the way to provide clients with the option of adding electric high-capacity solutions to their fleets without sacrificing the productivity.

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HYDROGEN IN CONTAINER HANDLING OPERATIONS

HYDROGEN IN CONTAINER HANDLING OPERATIONS

Your port terminal operation is going electric. The main question: How? As your terminal considers technologies like hydrogen fuel cells and lithium-ion batteries to replace tried-and-true internal combustion engines, how can you evaluate emerging electrification options?

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RETHINK YOUR LIFT TRUCK POWER

RETHINK YOUR LIFT TRUCK POWER

Forklift power sources affect your operations every day because the lift trucks they power are responsible for delivering parts and materials throughout your facility and moving final products out. Although your current power source may appear to be working just fine, is it truly optimal, or are you just accepting the status quo?

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INDOOR ELECTRIFICATION

INDOOR ELECTRIFICATION

Electric motive power is increasingly popular among high-intensity indoor forklift operations, and the options are no longer limited to lead-acid batteries. The opportunity is there, but what should you know about electrification of indoor forklift applications?

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IN THE NEWS

 
April 27, 2023

Hyster Company announces its selection by the Sustainable Energy Council (SEC) as one of four finalists in the industrial application category of the World Hydrogen 2023 Awards, presented to a company that has made positive contributions to the use of hydrogen and its industrial application over the previous year. Hyster is in the running for this award for designing and manufacturing the world’s first top-pick container handler powered by hydrogen fuel cells (HFC), which is currently being piloted at the Fenix Marine Services terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

Oct 11, 2022

Hyster Company announces testing of a top-pick container handler powered by hydrogen fuel cells (HFC) at Fenix Marine Services in the Port of Los Angeles. Building on the industry standard Hyster® H1050-1150XD-CH top-pick container handler design, the truck is powered by two 45kw hydrogen fuel cells from Nuvera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster parent company Hyster-Yale Group. A California Climate Investments grant awarded by the California Air Resources Board in 2018 helped support development of the HFC-powered container handler.

Jan 24, 2023

Hyster Company announces that two of its forklift models have been voted as top products of 2022 by readers of Material Handling Product News and MaterialHandling247.com. The J230-360XD36/48 was voted the year’s top lift truck and accessories product, while the H40-70A was elected the year’s best ergonomics and safety product.

May 5, 2022

Hyster announces a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding to provide Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) with two Hyster® electric container handling vehicles, including the first-ever empty container handler powered by fuel cell technology in a real-world application. In addition, this will be the first Hyster terminal tractor supplied in Europe. Both units will be powered by Nuvera® fuel cells and run on hydrogen fuel produced locally at the HHLA Hamburg Green Hydrogen Hub.

Aug 30, 2023

Hyster® Company, a leading global provider of container handling solutions, has developed and shipped a hydrogen fuel cell ReachStacker for a pilot at the Port of Valencia in Spain. This Hyster® ReachStacker is an innovative zero-emission solution that uses a Nuvera® Fuel Cell Engine to convert hydrogen into electricity.

Electrification Grants and Incentives

Taking advantage of the various available grant and incentive programs can help offset the cost of acquisition of an electric truck/fleet, chargers and even infrastructure upgrades. Programs and availability will vary by state, but resources are available to help make the conversion to electric possible.

  • State and federal administered grants including the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Program and the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust
  • Tax incentives including Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credits
  • Carbon offset credits

 

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