ReliOn Presented with AT&T 2013 Supplier Diversity Crystal Award

ReliOn Fuel Cell Technology Helps AT&T Exceed its Diversity Spend Target

Spokane, WA – May 2, 2014 - On April 3, 2014, AT&T announced the winners of the AT&T 2013 Supplier Diversity Crystal Award to a select group of Prime Suppliers who attained and/or exceeded 21.5 percent diversity utilization in 2013. ReliOn, a Plug Power Company, was selected as a recipient of the award, which is exemplary of our commitment to collaborating with our customers, suppliers and the local communities alongside of AT&T. Notably, the award recognizes our performance which contributed to AT&T exceeding its diversity spend target for its Prime Supplier program.

"We are honored to be a recipient of AT&T's Supplier Diversity Crystal Award for the second year in a row," Joe Blanchard, ReliOn's General Manager, commented. "AT&T is an important part of ReliOn's telecommunications customer base. ReliOn strives to include diversity within the family of suppliers we use in the manufacturing and deployment of our hydrogen fuel cell product suite. By working together with our local, national and international supply chain partners, we are able to produce the highly reliable, robust and clean products which provide critical backup and grid-supplement power to our global customer base."

ReliOn provides cost-effective hydrogen fuel cell backup power at a growing number of AT&T wireless base stations in North America. Fuel cells provide a highly reliable power solution for customer sites while reducing maintenance expenses and supporting their environmental sustainability goals.

About ReliOn
ReliOn, a Plug Power company, continuously innovates with its core technology, making it a leader in the development of modular, scalable fuel cell products for customers seeking solutions in critical backup power applications. Customers like AT&T, Sprint and Verizon enjoy the benefits of high reliability, low operating costs and easy maintenance. Learn more about ReliOn at

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