Niederer succeeds Fürst

Niederer succeeds Fürst

Thomas Niederer © Hydrospider
© Hydrospider

Hydrospider, a joint venture of H2 Energy, Alpiq and Linde/PanGas, has appointed Thomas Niederer, 56, to lead the company starting June 1. Hydrospider specializes in the production of clean hydrogen. Niederer previously worked for food retailers, logistics companies and transportation firms. He succeeds Thomas Fürst, who is turning his focus back to managing Alpiq Hydro Aare.

Alpiq buys Diamond Lite

Diamond Lite, a Swiss engineering firm founded by Hansjörg Vock in Herisau in 1982, used to be something of a European office for products by American electrolyzer manufacturer Proton OnSite. That changed last summer, when it was purchased by Swiss energy services provider Alpiq Holding, based in Lausanne, on June 30. With the acquisition of Diamond Lite, Alpiq has made a strategic investment in its growth markets. (more…)