Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Plug Power Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Plug Power data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 8,000 individuals.
ABOUT PLUG POWER INC.:
Plug Power is a renewable energy equipment manufacturing company based in Latham, New York. Founded in 1997, Plug Power specializes in hydrogen fuel cell solutions for various applications. With extensive manufacturing, production, and delivery capabilities, Plug Power provides easy access to green hydrogen from renewable sources, ensuring sustainability benefits while lowering dependence on batteries and the power grid. Notably, Plug Power “has built the most hydrogen fueling stations in North America, enabling green, sustainable power for companies that demand high asset-utilization in an electric world”1. Focused on on-demand delivery, Plug Power’s fuel delivery network consists of six high pressure tube trailers regionally positioned throughout North America. Plug Power has over 1,000 employees and reported annual revenue of $701 million in 2022.
Recently, Plug Power discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Plug Power determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information between March 13 and March 23, 2023. On December 15, 2023, Plug Power began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:
- Social Security number
If you received a breach notification letter from Plug Power Inc.:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Plug Power data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Plug Power, Inc.;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.