Senator Richard Blumenthal Visits Infinity Fuel Cell and Hydrogen™, Inc. to Advocate for the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act

WINDSOR, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#FuelCell–Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) today visited Infinity Fuel Cell and Hydrogen, Inc., at its offices in Windsor, CT. The primary purpose of the senator’s visit was to publicize and advocate for the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act. The act allocates funds to help alleviate supply chain issues that are impacting companies like Infinity in Connecticut and around the country, and foster breakthrough innovation.

After learning about Infinity’s technology and current contracts, and touring the company, Senator Blumenthal commented on the Infinity’s efforts and advocated for the bill.

“I am really excited and proud of the work done here by Infinity on fuel cells that will go into space and help America compete better here on earth,” he said and added, “it is enormously important that we support Infinity and other innovative and important companies doing groundbreaking work through the US Innovation and Competition Act.”

Infinity founder and CEO, Bill Smith, greeted Senator Blumenthal and acknowledged the effect of supply bottle necks on the company. “We have experienced supply chain issues, particularly with electronics and semiconductors, that have directly impacted some of the experiments we are preparing right now. We look forward to the support the act will present to the industry and to the whole country.”

Smith added that this comes at a critical time for the company as its designs and prototypes are beginning to go into production.

Video highlights of the visit are available here

About Infinity: Founded in 2002, Infinity Fuel Cell and Hydrogen, Inc. is a market leader in the design and manufacture of air-independent, zero-gravity electrochemical systems including fuel cell systems for space and underwater applications. Infinity is also developing electrolysis technologies that can generate hydrogen and oxygen directly at 2000 psi and above.


Mark Sackler, Director–Corporate Communication