Last November, H-Tec Education, based in Lübeck, Germany, was put under new management. Parent company GP Joule elevated Thorsten Schmidt to head of the teaching materials division. Åke Johnsen, who had worked for H-Tec’s marketing department since 2001 before becoming part of the board in 2016 after the exit of company founder Uwe Küter, left the subsidiary to join its parent company, where he could lead the hydrogen business at both GP Joule and H-Tec to new levels of success.
The German chamber of crafts and trades of Osnabrück-Emsland-Grafschaft Bentheim has for about 15 years had a Berufsbildungs- und Technologiezentrum, a center of excellence for building engineering and CHP plants in particular. Several years ago, this center made fuel cell heaters part of its portfolio. After the new heating technology became technologically and commercially viable