E-fuels producer HIF International opens EMEA workplace in Berlin

Could 13 (Renewables Now) – E-fuels multinational HIF International introduced on Thursday that it has opened an workplace in Berlin to steer operations of the newly-launched unit HIF Europe, Center East and Africa (HIF EMEA).

HIF EMEA is headed by president Armin Schnettler, a veteran electrical engineer with senior administration positions at ABB Ltd (STO:ABB), Siemens AG (ETR:SIE) and Siemens Vitality AG (ETR:ENR). Thorsten Herdan, former director basic power within the German ministry of financial system and power, has been named as CEO.

The Berlin-based firm will carry HIF International’s e-fuels from manufacturing websites all over the world to the EMEA area. It will start with fuels produced at HIF’s Haru Oni facility in southern Chile, which is because of begin operation in late 2022.

The enterprise will even develop e-fuel tasks within the area for the area, HIF International stated.

The announcement comes after HIF International secured a location in Matagorda County, Texas, as the positioning of its first e-fuels facility in North America. There, the corporate intends to make use of a lot of the identical components — wind energy, captured CO2 and inexperienced hydrogen — it’ll use at Haru Oni to supply e-fuels.

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