Cummins launches Accelera brand for New Power unit, offering zero-emission solutions for diverse industries

What’s Happening: Cummins Inc. has announced the launch of Accelera by Cummins, a new brand for its New Power business unit, providing a diverse range of zero-emissions solutions to help empower its customers to accelerate their transition to a sustainable future.

Why It Matters: The launch of Accelera is a significant step forward in Cummins’ efforts to achieve its Destination Zero strategy, aimed at achieving zero emissions across its product portfolio. The company has invested over $1.5 billion in research, technology, and acquisitions to establish Accelera’s technological capabilities, making it a global leader in zero-emissions technologies.

Key Points:

  • Accelera is a components supplier and integrator, offering a diverse range of zero-emissions solutions, including hydrogen fuel cells, batteries, e-axles, traction systems, and electrolyzers.
  • The brand will help decarbonize a range of applications, including commercial transportation, chemical production, stationary power, carbon intense industrial processes, and more.
  • Amy Davis, who has led the New Power business unit since 2020, will serve as President of Accelera, continuing to lead the innovation and business development of market-leading zero-emissions technologies.
  • Accelera is also announcing two major zero-emissions projects: the supply of a 90-megawatt proton exchange membrane electrolyzer system for Varennes Carbon Recycling’s plant in Quebec, Canada, and the production of 1,000 electric school buses with Blue Bird in the United States.

Bottom Line: The launch of Accelera by Cummins reinforces the company’s commitment to leading the charge towards zero-emissions solutions and highlights its ability to leverage its technical expertise and extensive service and support network to walk hand in hand with customers throughout the energy transition. With its diverse portfolio of zero-emissions solutions, Accelera is set to drive the shift towards a more sustainable future across a range of industries.


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