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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


05. March 2020 | 13:01 CET

dynaCERT, Plug Power, Powercell Sweden - which stocks have the highest potential?

  • Hydrogen

Last week the shares of hydrogen companies were traded volatile. Profit-taking combined with the general panic on the stock markets caused sharp price losses. Those who have so far only watched from the sidelines can now enter the market. According to the motto: 'be greedy when others are fearful', investors have been able to take advantage of attractive entry prices in recent days. It is now becoming clear that central banks and governments are concertedly tackling the consequences of the current corona virus for the economy, and the DAX and DOW have already moved away from their lows.

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dynaCERT makes the diesel green

dynaCERT is a Canadian company that has brought a hydrogen technology to production stage over the past 15 years that can be retrofitted to diesel engines. The advantage of this innovation is that that there is no need to replace the vehicle or build a costly infrastructure to use dynaCERT's units. The combustion of the diesel engine is improved by the company's technology and the efficiency is increased. The innovation is called HydraGEN and is available in different designs for all types of diesel engines. So, generators, locomotives, trains, large vehicles and passenger cars can be retrofitted with HydraGEN.

The consumption of fuel is then reduced by up to 20% and on top of that, NOx emissions are reduced by up to 88%. Emissions of particulate matter are reduced by 55% and CO2 by up to 10%. There are around one billion diesel engines worldwide, a gigantic market for the company and its patented technology. On the stock exchange, dynaCERT is currently worth around EUR 209 million. The share price corrected from EUR 0.875 to EUR 0.535 in February 2020 and closed yesterday at EUR 0.63.

Plug Power with focus on mobility

The US company Plug Power offers various products related to the use of hydrogen as an energy carrier. The company offers fuel cells with engines on the one hand, but can also offer hydrogen filling stations for the expansion of the infrastructure. In total, Plug Power has already produced more than 29,000 fuel cells and set up more than 80 filling stations. On average, 22 tons of hydrogen are used per day, making the company and its customers the largest user of the energy carrier in North America, according to its own website.

When using hydrogen as an energy carrier, it is important to note, in the context of the CO2 footprint, that even the energy used to produce hydrogen is climate-neutral, otherwise it would merely be a relocation of exhaust emissions. A major advantage of Plug Power's hydrogen technologies is the elimination of lead-acid batteries. The market value of the company is EUR 1.28 billion. In the previous month, the shares went from EUR 5.91 to EUR 3.16 and yesterday they were trading at EUR 4.27 again.

Mobile and stationary solutions

PowerCell Sweden is focused on the development and production of fuel cells and power generation equipment that use hydrogen as an energy carrier. The company has developed solutions that can be used in both stationary and mobile applications. Customers have the advantage that the modular design of the products allows them to individually adjust the power requirements.

PowerCell Sweden was founded in 2008 as a spin-out from the Volvo Group. Meanwhile, the company's technology is used in a wide range of applications in stationary operation in the energy supply of solar houses, in the transport industry, by sea and in logistics. The market value of PowerCell Sweden is around EUR 1.05 billion. The shares dropped from EUR 32.45 to EUR 16.14 in February 2020 and yesterday closed at EUR 21.40.


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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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