Contact

Herdan now developing e-fuel projects

Herdan now developing e-fuel projects

Portrait: Thorsten Herdan, © HIF EMEA

© HIF EMEA

Thorsten Herdan has worked for the German economic ministry for 8 years. Now, he’s moving to HIF Global. The mechanical engineer’s foray into politics lasted until January 2022. Mid-May, the e-fuel development company appointed Herdan the managing director of HIF EMEA. (more…)

Keep a cool head and it’ll come with time

Keep a cool head and it’ll come with time

© www.wallstreet-online.de

© www.wallstreet-online.de

Regardless of the many good news and developments around hydrogen, there must of course also be a critical consideration of the aspects that may, for example, hinder or delay rapid build-up of production capacity. In addition to adverse influences due in part to misunderstood or counterproductive regulatory measures (EU/Germany) are aspects such as the shortage of skilled workers, supply chain problems and financing. (more…)

Siemens Energy – Finally the final step with Siemens Gamesa

Siemens Energy – Finally the final step with Siemens Gamesa

Gamesa plan of energy supply sources in the future, © Gamesa

Gamesa plan of energy supply sources in the future, © Gamesa

Now it has come to the final step with the loss-making Siemens Gamesa: Siemens Energy will fully integrate the 67.1% subsidiary, as was to be expected. The parent company is buying the remaining shares via a takeover bid for 18.05 EUR per share. As interim financing, a loan in the amount of 4 billion EUR was taken, which will surely be refinanced through the issuance of treasury shares – there’s talk of up to 2.5 billion EUR. Now, there can be – as similarly put in some commentaries – a crackdown, as not all figures at the subsidiary were so transparent and some calculations are now being reconsidered. (more…)

Ballard Power – Over 50 percent of stock market valuation in cash

Ballard Power – Over 50 percent of stock market valuation in cash

The new hydrogen train from Siemens, © Siemens

The new hydrogen train from Siemens, © Siemens

It is unfortunately so: There are many traders and short sellers, but also some analysts, who do not focus on the prospects of a company, but take quarterly results as the basis for classification – a very short-term placement, but of course with a (short-term) impact on the share price performance. We’re also seeing this with Ballard, for which I often hear that the turnover is disproportionate to the stock market valuation and that the company is still making losses. (more…)

Back in hall 13 for Hannover Messe

Hydrogen + Fuel Cells Europe, according to the current status, will take place May 30th to June 2nd in person on the Hannover Messe fairgrounds. There, industry representatives will be able to network in the dependable corporeal format again. That’s the assumption of Tobias Renz anyway, the organizer of this trade fair. The space booked for stands may be similar to the last time, in 2019, before the corona pandemic. Renz hopes to be able to present around 200 exhibitors once again. (more…)