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Avoid rebound effects

Avoid rebound effects

Today, we’re feeling the effects of what we did or allowed in the past. Not just with the energy and climate crisis but also in daily life. Whoever earlier installed a private PV system or heat pump may be enjoying the present, since they do not have to worry about staggering increases to their electric/gas ...
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Hydrogen and fuel cells are creating their own trend

Hydrogen and fuel cells are creating their own trend

The interest rate hikes in the USA, necessary to combat inflation and already in prospect, is putting stock markets around the world to the test. Such a damper, since this economic development will affect the growth of companies, as consumers will be more inclined to reduce their expenditures. That’s sure to the case in many ...
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Shock from Hyzon Motors

Shock from Hyzon Motors

The figures for the second quarter should be published August 15, 2022 at the latest, but Hyzon surprisingly reported that certain sales in China were not followed through in time to be able to be booked (“revenue recognition in China”) and that there are “operational inefficiencies” at Hyzon Motors Europe B.V., the subsidiary in Holland ...
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Hydrogen startups

Hydrogen startups

Startups in the hydrogen and fuel cell industry, such as Enapter, Lhyfe and Clean Logistics, have received fresh equity via the stock exchange to implement their business plans and to evolve robust company stories from mere visions. The stock exchange is indeed also the right place to spread the investment risk over many shoulders (institutional ...
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Nikola Motors – Successful vote secures funding

Nikola Motors – Successful vote secures funding

Nikola Motors is on the right track. Various test trials of the Tre BEV battery-electric models are running successfully with customers like TTSI, Tiyaji Brothers (for Anheuser-Busch), Univar, Road One (for IKEA) and Covenant (for Walmart). So far, everything with 94 percent manufacturing capacity utilization. In the second quarter, 15 Trev BEVs were produced and ...
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FuelCell Energy – Big dreams with carbon capture

FuelCell Energy – Big dreams with carbon capture

FuelCell Energy sees itself as a leader in the CCS sector, where it is a frontrunner as a result of having its own carbon capture technology. With ExxonMobil, FCE has been active in such projects for years. Now the new climate protection program by the Biden administration may provide new potentials for orders, since the ...
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Bloom Energy – Turbocharge from Inflation Reduction Act leads to price explosion

Bloom Energy – Turbocharge from Inflation Reduction Act leads to price explosion

More is unimaginable, looking at the share price development of the past weeks for Bloom Energy: from 16 USD to over 31 USD, corresponding to a near doubling. The price decline that then occurred was the fault of a type of arbitrage, as Bloom had announced a capital increase at short notice and issued 14.95 million new ...
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Ballard – Before deciding, understand the corporate philosophy

Ballard – Before deciding, understand the corporate philosophy

Ballard Power is going merrily – one could say “unperturbed” – on its way. The Canadian company already has production capacity at its central location in Vancouver in addition to a completed fuel cell production facility in China for, among other things, buses and trucks. Ballard is investing heavily in research and development and is ...
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Siemens Energy – Share price development anticipates the future

Siemens Energy – Share price development anticipates the future

The integration of Siemens Gamesa will not be a quick job. The attributable losses will still burden the results of parent company Siemens Energy for several quarters. That is, until the results of the reorganization, the pooling of purchasing power (cost reduction potential) and other measures are reflected in better figures, according to our analysis ...
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Plug Power – Many positive effects

Plug Power – Many positive effects

Plug Power sees enormous potential for the company arising from the Inflation Reduction Act, as it benefits in a variety of ways from it. These are research grants, tax incentives, subsidies for hydrogen, or tax support for new production facilities in the US (manufacturing tax credits). At the end of the second quarter, Plug remained ...
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IPCEI technology wave initiated

IPCEI technology wave initiated

After a long wait, the European Commission has approved the first projects of IPCEI Hydrogen. With these Important Projects of Common European Interest, significant progress towards the establishment of a hydrogen economy is to be made. The associated special approval under EU state aid law means that much more funding can be allocated than would ...
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Déjà vu in Stuttgart

Déjà vu in Stuttgart

For all those who have been active a little longer in the hydrogen and fuel cell industry, it will be like déjà vu when they arrive at f-cell on October 4th, 2022. They will be walking from the S-Bahn station or airport to the Stuttgart fairgrounds, and not, as in previous years, to the Haus ...
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H2-international is the English-language e-journal of choice for everyone who wants to stay at the forefront of news about hydrogen and fuel cells. In-depth articles about science, technology and the latest developments keep readers up to date on advances in the hydrogen and fuel cell sector as well as the electric vehicle and the energy storage market. The focus is on detailed yet clearly written news stories by industry journalists and R&D experts.

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The e-journal is intended for readers who are looking for in-depth news articles on hydrogen, fuel cells, energy storage and electric transportation. The main audience consists of professionals and executives working in all parts of the energy market.. This group comprises decision makers at production and trading companies, representatives for associations, government agencies as well as universities, and staff members at gas companies, carmakers and their suppliers.

The publisher Sven Geitmann, owner and founder of the Hydrogeit publishing house, had taken an intense interest in hydrogen and fuel cells as early as 1997 and became a contributor to energieportal24 and H2Report in 2000. After he wrote a number of technical books, he founded his own publishing company in the northwest of Berlin. In 2005, he took on responsibility for the former “H2Tec” magazine, which he renamed “HZwei”. This trade publication soon boasted a revamped design and more issues per year and grew into the quarterly must-read for everyone following the hydrogen and fuel cell market.

In 2015, Hydrogeit Verlag created the global English-language edition H2-international. Since then, it has kept readers in all corners of the world up to date on what’s happening in the sector.