Form 8-K



Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 30, 2006



(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)



Delaware   0-27527   22-3672377

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

968 Albany-Shaker Road, Latham, New York 12110

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(518) 782-7700

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On October 30, 2006, the Company appointed Allan Greenberg to the office of Vice President of Sales. In connection with the hiring of Mr. Greenberg, the Company entered into a severance agreement with Mr. Greenberg that provides, among other things, that, if within 12 months after a change in control the Company terminates his employment or assigns him duties materially inconsistent with his position (a “Terminating Event”), then he will be entitled to (1) receive a lump sum payment equal to the sum of (i) his average annual base salary over the three fiscal years prior to the Terminating Event and (ii) his average annual bonus over the three fiscal years prior to the change in control, (2) continue vesting in his options for twelve (12) months following the Terminating Event, and (3) receive benefits, including health, dental and life insurance for twelve (12) months following the Terminating Event. The foregoing summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to the copy of the Executive Severance Agreement, which is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.






99.1    Executive Severance Agreement, dated as of October 30, 2006, by and between Allan Greenberg and Plug Power Inc.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: November 17, 2006   By:  

/s/ Roger B. Saillant

    Roger B. Saillant
    Chief Executive Officer