First Mode was honored to be nominated and chosen as a finalist in the 2022 GeekWire Awards as part of the Innovation of the Year category, which is presented annually to a “breakthrough [that] could change the way we live.” First Mode was nominated for its work on a hydrogen fuel cell and battery powerplant to be used in a mining haul truck retrofit that will create the largest zero-emission vehicle on earth.

Other finalists in the category include innovations in fusion energy by Helion; electric aircraft by Eviation; an orbital transfer vehicle by Spaceflight Inc., and rain management technology by StormSensor. Other award categories on the ballot include Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Deal of the Year, Startup of the Year, and more.

Voting is currently ongoing and will end on April 22; the awards show, now in its fourteenth year, will take place on May 12, 2022. To support our work in industrial decarbonization, follow the link below to cast your vote by April 22!

Awards show event details:

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Showbox SoDo, Seattle

Attend: Register here.