20 Jul 2021, Investors, News, Press Release
Brunnthal/Munich, Germany, 20 July 2021 – SFC Energy AG (F3C:DE, ISIN: DE0007568578), a leading supplier of hydrogen and methanol fuel cells for stationary and mobile hybrid power solutions, welcomed Bundestag member and parliamentary group leader of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen Dr Anton Hofreiter to the company’s headquarter in Brunnthal, Munich.
Dr Hofreiter gained a deeper insight into the production of environmentally friendly, hybrid energy supply solutions alongside SFC Energy CEO Dr Peter Podesser. A visit to the SFC development centre was also on the agenda, where Dr Hofreiter also learned about the advantages of the recently launched EFOY Hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell.
With Dr Hofreiter, a proven hydrogen expert in federal politics visited the fuel cell pioneer SFC Energy. In several discussions, debate contributions and media interviews, the leader of the parliamentary group in the Bundestag has already decisively dealt with an environmentally friendly energy supply in general and the almost inexhaustible potential of hydrogen and fuel cells in particular. He points out the great opportunities of hydrogen and fuel cell technology for energy-intensive industries, alternative mobility concepts and for decentralised energy storage.
For more than 20 years, SFC Energy has stood for innovative fuel cell technology and offers hybrid energy supply solutions for numerous industrial applications and the leisure sector. A cornerstone of SFC Energy’s sustainable corporate strategy is the large-scale replacement of conventional diesel generators with environmentally friendly fuel cell complete solutions from a single source.
The clear advantage here is the emission-free and efficient energy supply. In contrast to diesel generators, hydrogen fuel cells like the EFOY Hydrogen by SFC Energy do not emit any harmful exhaust gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), carbon monoxide (CO) or fine dust. It operates quietly during operation and is extremely low-wear and low-maintenance due to the small number of moving parts. This ensures a long life cycle of the unit. Furthermore, fuel cells by SFC Energy are 95% recyclable. As a fuel cell pioneer, SFC Energy is already making an important contribution to a low-carbon society and the Race To Zero.
"We are extremely pleased about Dr Hofreiter’s visit. We agree that broadly rolled out funding programmes such as the National Hydrogen Strategy provide strong support and set the right impulses. At the same time, we also agree that we as a society still have a long way to go to climate neutrality, in which environmentally friendly technologies such as hydrogen and fuel cells are essential success factors. I am confident that we can achieve our goals with a firm will and broad consensus across company and party boundaries," says Dr Peter Podesser, CEO of SFC Energy AG.
"It is time to act if we still want to achieve the climate protection goals. It is therefore crucial to deepen the constructive dialogue between policy-makers and businesses. I was especially interested in getting information about the status of fuel cell technology during my visit. It functions as a key technology if we want to make the energy supply more decentralised and environmentally friendly. Wherever direct use of electricity from renewable energy sources is possible, we should do so. For all off-grid and stationary applications, hydrogen as an energy storage medium and the fuel cell as a reliable and environmentally friendly conversion technology open up great opportunities for us to replace diesel generators – in industry, mobility or at home. In Germany, we have technology leaders like SFC Energy AG. It is time we leverage this know-how much more decisively to tackle climate change," says Dr Anton Hofreiter, parliamentary group leader in the Bundestag.
For more information on SFC Energy’s Clean Energy and Clean Power Management solutions, visit www.sfc.com.
SFC Energy AG (www.sfc.com) is a leading provider of hydrogen and direct methanol fuel cells for stationary and mobile hybrid power solutions. With the Clean Energy and Clean Power Management business segments, SFC Energy is a sustainably profitable fuel cell producer. The Company distributes its award-winning products worldwide and has sold more than 50,000 fuel cells to date. The Company is headquartered in Brunnthal/Munich, Germany, operates production facilities in the Netherlands, Romania, and Canada. SFC Energy AG is listed on the Deutsche Boerse Prime Standard (GSIN: 756857 ISIN: DE0007568578).