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Nick Mather, CEO, SolGold PLC

Nick Mather
CEO | SolGold PLC
1 King Street, EC2V 8AU London (GB)

emichael@solgold.com.au

+44 20 3823 2125

SolGold CEO Nick Mather on building a major gold and copper mining company


Jared Scharf, CEO, Desert Gold Ventures Inc.

Jared Scharf
CEO | Desert Gold Ventures Inc.
4770 72nd St,, V4K 3N3 Delta (CAN)

jared.scharf@desertgold.ca

Desert Gold Ventures CEO Jared Scharf on West Africa and its potential


Stephan Dorfmeister, Finance Department, Deep Nature Project GmbH

Stephan Dorfmeister
Finance Department | Deep Nature Project GmbH
Untere Hauptstraße 168, 7122 Gols (AT)

office@deep-nature.at

+43 681 10139055

Like Aurora Cannabis and Canopy Growth, Deep Nature Project GmbH focuses on value chain


13. February 2020 | 15:06 CET

Ballard Power, dynaCERT, NEL ASA - where else is it worth investing?

  • Hydrogen

For investors, rising share prices are a confirmation of a successful investment decision. However, experienced market participants also know that from time to time it makes sense to take chips off the table - in other words, to realize profits. It is both important and difficult to assess the market potential of innovations. If a share has doubled in value, it does not necessarily mean that it will only be half as attractive from now on. In the context of social trends, topics can generate investor demand for a much longer period of time and more intensively.

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Ballard Power and the fuel cell

Geoffrey Ballard founded the company in 1979 and has been involved in the development of fuel cells ever since. In 1993, the first bus powered by hydrogen technology and fuel cells was introduced. A lot of time has passed since then.

In the first nine months of 2019, Ballard achieved sales of USD 64.44 million. Compared to the previous year, this represents a decline of around USD 3.5 million. Bottom line, the company increased its loss from USD 15.85 million to USD 28.78 million compared to the previous year. On the balance sheet, Ballard still had USD 153.36 million available to spend. At the current share price of EUR 10.17, the market value is EUR 2.44 billion.

dynaCERT makes diesel green

Over the past 15 years dynaCERT has developed a hydrogen technology that is now ready for series production. The innovation from dynaCERT is primarily suitable for retrofitting diesel engines, and not without reason, because there are already around a billion diesel engines of all types in use worldwide. The devices produce hydrogen on demand with commercially available distilled water and add it to the combustion process. This increases the efficiency of the engine and reduces NOx emissions by up to 88%, as well as particulate emissions by 55% and CO2 by 9%.

The purchase of dynaCERT's technology not only protects the environment, but the purchase of the device can pay for itself within one year due to fuel savings of up to 20%. The company is going on a sales offensive this year and at a price of EUR 0.58 per share dynaCERT is valued at 205.51 million EUR. The advantage of this technology is that it can be used immediately and is scalable without significant effort.

NEL ASA provides the infrastructure

The Norwegian plant manufacturer NEL ASA has focused on the production of hydrogen. In connection with the development of a network of hydrogen filling stations, the expectations of the company and its future prospects are correspondingly high. There are more than 14,000 filling stations with gasoline and diesel in Germany. It is probably currently considered possible by market participants that NEL will be involved in the construction of filling stations around the globe.

In the first nine months of 2019, sales rose from EUR 36.42 million to EUR 39.39 million compared to the previous year. In the same period operating losses rose from EUR 13.54 million to EUR 19.12 million. At the current share price of EUR 1.125, NEL is valued at EUR 1.50 billion on the stock exchange. In January 2020, the management successfully used the valuation level for a capital increase of EUR 84.55 million and provided the balance sheet with fresh liquidity.


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21. September 2020 | 07:35 CET

Daimler, Nikola, dynaCERT: He who can deliver, makes the business!

  • Hydrogen

Hydrogen is the better alternative to batteries - No other topic like hydrogen is causing the waves on the stock market to beat as hard as they have done recently. The supporters of clean air, CO2 reduction, and ongoing greenhouse gas discussions see battery technology only as a temporary hype, which was started by Tesla in particular. The industry has long known that battery technology will always remain "unclean", because its production and subsequent disposal alone consumes many times more resources than technologies that have long been available, such as water electrolysis, i.e. the decomposition of water into hydrogen and oxygen. If we consider the fuel diesel, with a share in transport of over 90%, a much more efficient and environmentally friendly combustion process can be designed by using these highly reactive elements. The energy efficiency of the electrolysis of water is over 70%. It is therefore essential that companies such as Tesla and Nikola actively strive for these findings given the wide-ranging discussions on sustainability. But Daimler also recently declared that it does not want to simply let the sleepy trend toward e-mobility standstill and will rely on hydrogen as the technology of the future.

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10. August 2020 | 06:01 CET

dynaCERT, NEL ASA, McPhy - does hydrogen need nuclear power?

  • Hydrogen

In Europe, hydrogen as an energy carrier is becoming the focus of debate, offering a more environmentally friendly and practicable alternative to the battery as an energy storage medium in mobility. The production of batteries is an environmental sin par excellence. Raw materials have to be mined at great expense, a great amount of additional energy is needed for production, and at the end of the life cycle there is non-recyclable hazardous waste. Hydrogen, on the other hand, can be produced by electrolysis with CO2-neutral electricity and converted back into electricity. While in France the clean transformation of mobility can be mastered, Germany is in a self-inflicted and expensive dead-end road.

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09. July 2020 | 07:41 CET

Ballard Power, NEL ASA, Plug Power - what comes after hydrogen now?

  • Hydrogen

The shares of hydrogen companies are constantly reaching new highs and the profits of the shareholders are increasing accordingly on paper. Paper profits are a fine thing, but they better not melt away. Selling in a falling market is usually harder than dealing with the lost profits from a rising share price. Given that hydrogen as an energy carrier is still a future technology that depends on many political factors to really offer environmentally friendly added value, it is advisable not to hope that the trees will grow endlessly into the sky. Realizing partial profits has not harmed anyone yet. The next big trend has already begun and it is time to position ourselves.

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