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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


Alison Coutts, Executive Chairman, Memphasys Ltd.

Alison Coutts
Executive Chairman | Memphasys Ltd.
30 Richmond Road, 2140 Homebush West (AUS)

alison.coutts@memphasys.com

+61 2 8415 7300

Memphasys Executive Chairman Alison Coutts on in vitro fertilisation (IVF)


20. February 2020 | 10:26 CET

NEL ASA, Saturn Oil & Gas, VARTA - which energy share is the best?

  • Energy

Energy sources and storage facilities are topics of the present and future. The more modern a society is, the higher the priority of cleanliness and moral innocuousness. Mobility in rich countries is undergoing change. In conurbations, the aim is increasingly being pursued to electrify motorised transport. Electricity flows into the grid from predominantly nuclear power plants as well as power plants using fossil fuels and can be used to produce hydrogen as an energy storage medium or to charge batteries. The share of electricity from renewable energies has increased worldwide from 18.6% to 25.1% in the years from 2008 to 2018.

time to read: 2 minutes by Mario Hose


 

Costs are carried by customers

The restructuring of the energy network in Germany has its price. For private households, the cost of a kilowatt hour rose by an average of 6% per year between 2000 and 2019. A price increase for electricity from 13.94 cents to 30.43 cents, i.e. an increase of 118%, had to be borne by citizens on average in Germany.

In the coming years, Germany's nuclear and coal-fired power plants are to be completely shut down and the share of renewable energies further increased. If there should be supply gaps in the grid because renewable energy sources are not sufficient, there will be electricity imports from abroad.

Dependence on OPEC increases

Shifting the generation of nuclear and coal-fired power to neighbouring countries does not make life on earth any cleaner or safer. In this context, energy policy must be critically reviewed. The state subsidy for electric cars will further increase the demand for electricity, although it is foreseeable that the national supply will continue to decline.

While Western banks and funds are currently reducing their involvement in oil and gas production for image reasons, dependence on OPEC is increasing. The OPEC countries, such as Iran, Iraq, Syria and Saudi Arabia, have around 80% of the oil reserves. The oil demand of modern society, which strives for security and prosperity, is constantly increasing and now amounts to around 100 million barrels of crude oil per day.

Diversification is necessary

Hydrogen has the potential to become the energy carrier of the future, because it can be stored and refuelled similar to petrol and diesel. The refuelling process takes a few minutes and the range of the vehicles is comparable to that of vehicles with conventional fuels. NEL ASA manufactures systems that produce hydrogen and can be used to refuel vehicles. However, the energy balance is only truly green if the electricity used to produce hydrogen comes from renewable energy sources. It is similar with the charging of VARTA batteries.

Saturn Oil & Gas is an oil producer from Canada, the country that has the highest standards and environmental requirements in the world for producing the world's most important energy source. The company is growing and profitable, the share is still relatively unknown with corresponding price potential. In the future, the origin of crude oil will become increasingly important, which is why this company in North America is particularly exciting. A well diversified portfolio consists of an energy mix.


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NEL ASA, Saturn Oil & Gas, Varta - who has the highest catch-up potential?

  • Energy

The share prices of most companies around the world have been falling since February 2020 and the outbreak of the Corona Pandemic. Whether it's hydrogen, oil or batteries, it's hit everyone. The reasons are very different, but they are nevertheless interrelated. Globalization not only has price advantages, but dependencies on supply chains can lead to painful bottlenecks. The current situation is most obvious in the example of protective clothing, which is mainly produced in China and is also needed there in the country of origin of Covid-19. The rest of the world is now facing supply bottlenecks.

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12. March 2020 | 12:17 CET

dynaCERT, NEL ASA, Saturn Oil & Gas - Revolution of an industry

  • Energy

Modern society unites one goal, the world should become cleaner and more environmentally friendly. Responsible companies continuously strive to implement ways to improve the way they interact with people and nature. In line with citizens' desires for greater prosperity and security, advances in mobility and energy supply are among the priorities of politics and business. Hydrogen will become increasingly important in the coming years, but innovative technologies for now and today, based on existing engines, will make a valuable contribution to environmental protection. It is best to start positioning yourself now for the time after the corona crisis.

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05. December 2019 | 13:14 CET

Ballard Power, NEL ASA, Plug Power - and where real money is made today

  • Energy

The change in mobility is one of the most challenging issues of our time. German carmakers are currently focusing on the launch of battery cars in order to meet the increasingly stringent exhaust emission requirements of the European Union. From the user's point of view, electric mobility based on batteries and the idea of several million charging points at the roadsides and parking lots are reminiscent of the days of horse-drawn carriages. But this comparison is not accurate, because horses have not caused environmental damage in other parts of the world. In Germany there is an established network of over 14,000 gas stations and it is no secret that hydrogen takes about the same time to fill up as combustion engines. Why not the hydrogen car now?

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