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Subsidies of H2 passenger cars

Subsidies of H2 passenger cars

The parliamentary group of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (Alliance 90/The Greens) has submitted a small question to the federal government on the topic of "Promotion of hydrogen passenger cars". Parliamentarians Cem Özdemir, Oliver Krischer, Matthias Gastel and others wanted to know what results the financial support has produced so far ...
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Prices from 15 August 2021, © www.wallstreet-online.de

The stock exchange is also guided by interests

The daily price fluctuations of the shares in the hydrogen and fuel cell sector discussed here - primarily those from the USA and Canada - give an indication that very different interests determine events here: Thus, on many days in July 2021, there was a concurrence of price declines with almost identical percentage losses in ...
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Trevor Milton, © Nikola

Nikola Motors – Ex-Chief Executive Officer facing charges

Former CEO, company founder and major shareholder (with an estimated 20 per cent of the company still owned) Trevor Milton has been charged with making "misleading, false statements directly to the investing public" via social media and television, print and podcast interviews, according to an SEC investigation. A court has frozen assets worth US$ 100 ...
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Billy Brooks, © Bloom

Bloom Energy – a company goes its own way

What a roller-coaster ride: from US$ 5 at the low in 2020 to over US$ 44 at the beginning of 2021 and now at US$ 22. I did not expect such a sharp decline, but the upward exaggeration has now been followed by a downward one, which may have been helped along by the fact ...
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Hubertus Mühlhäuser, © CNH

Ballard Power – 2022 will be the year of the breakthrough

The company has now been in the fuel cell business for more than 40 years, with founder Geoffrey Ballard initially relying on lithium batteries before favouring fuel cells and moving the company in that direction. Technologically, the Canadians have always been at the forefront, optimising and positioning themselves and investing massively (over US$ 1 billion) ...
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Plug Power - new manager comes from Tesla

Plug Power – new manager comes from Tesla

With US$ 5 billion in the bank, Plug can position itself perfectly in the hydrogen and fuel cell theme complex. This includes its own H2 production as well as the development of alliances, such as the most recent one with Renault. And it is advisable - in my opinion - to reduce the one-sided focus ...
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Tarragona Chem Complex North, © Siemens Energy

Siemens Energy – One-Stop-Shopping

Siemens Energy CEO Christian Bruch put it clearly in an interview to members of the German Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (DWV) a few months ago: The technology group wants to be a global player in the hydrogen sector - starting with electrolysis and ending with the use of hydrogen in various markets. The group ...
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Hyzon Truck

Hyzon Motors – to the stock exchange via SPAC

A shell company has helped Hyzon Motors make its stock exchange début: SPAC (special purpose acquisition company). The current value of the company is approximately US$ 1.7 billion, based on the total number of shares. Hyzon builds trucks that run on hydrogen. The US start-up sees itself as technologically quite advanced, after all, the know-how ...
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/ DAF, FC buses, Germany, Hyzon, IPO, SPAC, Sven Jösting, Truck
Tesla Service

Tesla – contradictory reports

The second quarter of this year was a very good one for Tesla, with 201,250 electric cars delivered - a record. On the other hand, more and more comments are appearing that the quality of the vehicles leaves much to be desired. In addition, the market share of this frontrunner in battery-electric mobility is falling ...
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DZM starts operation

DZM starts operation

Almost exactly one month before the federal election, Federal Minister of Transport Andreas Scheuer gave the go-ahead for the establishment first of the office and then of the German Centre for Future Mobility (DZM) he is planning in Munich. The kick-off event for this took place on 23 August 2021 in the presence of the ...
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Jon André Løkke, © Nel

Løkke now heads Hydrogen Europe

The European Hydrogen Association has reorganised itself. In June 2021, Hydrogen Europe announced that Jon André Løkke would henceforth be the Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Løkke succeeds Valerie Bouillon-Delporte, who had held the post since 2017 ...
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It’s all about the colors of hydrogen … again

It’s all about the colors of hydrogen … again

I could be wrong, of course. But I feel like more and more members of the hydrogen community have had enough of people constantly talking about their favorite colors. During the past several months, we’ve seen debate after debate about the pros and cons of green, blue and turquoise hydrogen. First in Germany, now in ...
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hydrogen and fuel cells

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.

In-depth news articles on hydrogen, fuel cells, energy storage and electric transportation.

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.