Advent acquires FES and SerEnergy

Portrait Hans-Peter Fischer, © fischer group
Hans-Peter Fischer, © fischer group

The fischer group is transferring its fuel cell business to Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc. At the end of June 2021, the US FC company announced that, in addition to the assets of German fischer eco solutions GmbH (FES), it was also taking over those of Danish SerEnergy A/S. Advent will pay 15 million euros in cash and 37 million euros in ADN shares for this, and will henceforth be responsible for both the 17 FES employees and 55 SerEnergy employees in Aalborg, Denmark, as well as the 20 in Manila, Philippines.

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Quantron wants complete transformation

Energon, © Quantron

Like Clean Logistics in northern Germany, Quantron, headquartered in Gersthofen near Augsburg in the south of the country, is planning to convert diesel trucks to run on fuel cells. Founded by Andreas Haller last summer, the business presented a fuel cell truck concept this June before revealing more details about the vehicle at a press conference and during a workshop in Frankfurt in early August. Haller not only managed to get multiple partners on board, but his new company has also been endorsed by climate change advocate Hannes Jaenicke.

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