H2-international Blog

Silyzer 200 PEM electrolyzer, © Siemens Energy

Siemens Energy – still an interesting entry-level stock

If you read about any of the major hydrogen projects underway, you will be unable to avoid Siemens Energy. Orders like the recent ones worth EUR 700 million should be on the agenda. Even the problems with its wind power subsidiary Gamesa seem solvable because – regardless of short-term problems (price increases in raw materials ...
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Hydrogen Manifesto signed

Hydrogen Manifesto signed

On October 6th, 2021, during the Green Hydrogen Forum at The smarter E Europe Restart 2021, the German hydrogen and fuel cell association DWV (Deutscher Wasserstoff- und Brennstoffzellen-Verband) as well as Hydrogen Europe together with the European Fuel Cell Forum published “The Green Hydrogen Manifesto.” It contains twelve demands addressed to policy-makers and governments at ...
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Host Olaf Lies

DWV demands concrete roadmap for economic miracle

On October 26th, 2021, the German national association for hydrogen and fuel cells (Deutsche Wasserstoff- und Brennstoffzellenverband, DWV) celebrated its 25-year anniversary at the Vertretung Niedersachsen in Berlin and appropriately held a parliamentary evening with numerous prominent participants. A central theme was that DWV has been advocating for a sustainable hydrogen and fuel cell industry ...
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Ursula von der Leyen, © European Union

FCH JU becomes Clean Hydrogen Partnership

During European Hydrogen Week, beginning of December 2021 in Brussels, the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, reaffirmed the role of Europe as leading in the expansion towards greater production of clean hydrogen. She explained to the nearly 2,000 registered participants, “This is without doubt a global undertaking, but I want Europe ...
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Hydrogen Summit in Glasgow

Hydrogen Summit in Glasgow

Parallel to COP26, on November 11th, 2021 the Hydrogen Transition Summit took place in Glasgow. There, Seifi Ghasemi, president and CEO of Air Products, the main sponsor of this conference, explained, “Climate change is real. We need to switch the energy supply to renewables.” Ivo Bols, president of the Europe and Africa branch of Air ...
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New Bremen-based H2 trade fair appealing

With the Hydrogen Technology Conference & Expo, a hydrogen and fuel cell fair has taken place in the city of Bremen for the first time. On October 20th and 21st, around 130 exhibitors seized the opportunity to finally be in the presence of customers and business associates after the long break on account of COVID ...
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Peter Sauber with Stefan Kaumann

Peter Sauber says farewell after over 20 years

Peter Sauber filled the fairgrounds of the Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart with exhibitors one last time. To conclude his long career, the fuel cell pioneer presented, with the customary professionalism, an f-cell as eventful as in the best days, despite pandemic conditions. All of the available exhibition spaces were booked and it would have ...
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Jochen Wystrach, © Hexagon Purus

Wystrach becomes Norwegian

The wave of mergers and acquisitions has continued all the way to Wystrach GmbH. The Weeze-based family-run supplier of hydrogen storage systems is joining forces with Hexagon Purus. As Wystrach informed at the end of September 2021, the Norwegian company is taking over the business founded in 1987 in Nordrhein-Westfalen, along with its around 200 ...
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manufacture Yara Brunsbüttel

The role of ammonia in tomorrow’s energy industry

While hydrogen is indeed a versatile energy carrier, the transportation of large quantities over long distances remains a challenge. One solution could be green ammonia as it can be conveyed and stored in a more manageable way than hydrogen ...
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Havelstoff – hydrogen from the Havel region

Producing high-purity hydrogen from the blades of decommissioned wind turbines is a most ingenious idea. If this can be scaled up successfully, it would solve a number of challenges in one fell swoop: For one thing, it would save the effort of shredding, recycling or otherwise disposing of old blades. Instead their composite material could ...
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Portrait Dr. Peter Rügge, © think utilities

Interview with H2Cloud founder Dr Peter Rügge

A sustainable hydrogen world requires not only a comprehensive expansion of infrastructures, but also a functioning market. With H2Cloud, the Managementberatung think utilities AG & Co. KG wants to position a platform for OTC trading (over-the-counter trading, also direct trading or telephone trading) of hydrogen products. Dr Peter Rügge, founder of H2Cloud and managing director ...
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H2Global - Building international hydrogen markets

H2Global – Building international hydrogen markets

About halfway between Montreal and Quebec City, the small town of Bécancour on the Saint Lawrence River has 13,000 inhabitants. The current world record holder in membrane electrolysis is located in the industrial park, between medium-sized chemical and refinery operations. With a capacity of 20 MW, fed by abundantly available hydropower, the PEM electrolyser supplies ...
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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.