PRESS RELEASE: Billerica, Mass., December 20, 2010 — Nuvera Fuel Cells and the Town of Billerica presented 13 community grants to local organizations in support of 2011 activities. The grants are the result of a $20,000 community fund that Nuvera has contributed to annually as part a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement.The following community organizations were awarded grants: The Billerica Boys and Girls Club, Career Launch Program; Yankee Doodle Homecoming Inc., Annual Event; Billerica Historical Society, Clara E. Sexton House Improvements; The Locke Middle School, Before School Starts: The Store; Hajjar School Parent’s Association, Playground Slide; Billerica Lion’s Club, Fourth of July Celebration; Billerica Public Library, One Book, One Billerica Program; Friends of The Recreation Department, Billerica  Skate Park; Billerica Garden Club, Farmer’s Market; Friends of The Billerica Council on Aging, Senior Citizen of the Year Event; Paul Grassia, Publishing ‘A Stroke of Luck’ Book; Billerica Community Alliance, Sweetheart Dinner Dance; and the Billerica Public Library Adult Book Club, Drive Up Book Drop.

“Nuvera is proud to be able to give back to the community that has welcomed us warmly since our arrival in 2007,” commented Francesco Fragasso, Vice President of Finance at Nuvera Fuel Cells. “We are happy to offer our support to these organizations and look forward to continuing to grow our business in Billerica.”

Nuvera Fuel Cells is an alternative-power technology company focused on fuel cell stacks and related systems, on-site hydrogen production and dispensing systems for both commercial end-users and OEMs. Located in the U.S. and Europe, Nuvera manufactures hydrogen supply and fuel cell power products designed for efficiency, safety, and productivity. Visit