Our view on the latest developments in the cleantech industry.
Data goes green: who will win from big data’s sustainability shift?
Krzysztof Ignaciuk, director and head of our MENA business, Apricum Founder and CEO Nikolai Dobrott and Consultant kai Stepputat spotlight the opportunities found in the globe’s growing number of power-hungry data centers.
US utility scale solar opportunities and risks in a post IRA environment
Apricum senior advisors Jesse Atkinson and Richard Stuebi provide their expert analysis on changes to the US utility scale solar market following the recent passing of the Inflation Reduction Act
Gulf Cooperation Council: the low-carbon hydrogen powerhouse of the future
Krzysztof Ignaciuk, director and head of our MENA business, Florian Mayr, partner and head of our green hydrogen space and Consultant Saravana Kumar explore the potential of the GCC as a global green hydrogen leader.
Challenges and opportunities in Saudi Arabia’s green mobility expansion
Elizabeth Oliphant, Krzysztof Ignaciuk and Alex Metz analyze Saudi Arabia’s ambitious green mobility goals that will require an estimated 34,000 new charging stations in the next eight years.
Decarbonizing the heating sector: why it’s time to act on heat pumps
Apricum Consultant Philipp Braukmann, Apricum CEO Nikolai Dobrott, and Senior Advisor Joachim Rupp explain why the time has come for this proven decarbonization solution.
2022: another record year for the Chinese solar market
Apricum Senior Advisor Frank Haugwitz gives updates on another record year for China’s booming solar photovoltaic industry while outlining the recent government support plans.
Key electrolyzer technologies and their roles in the future green hydrogen project landscape
Partner Florian Mayr and Senior Consultant Dr. Fabio Oldenburg explore the main electrolyzer technologies and explain how each fits into the future green hydrogen project landscape.
Solar power in ASEAN: market regulatory and M&A updates and highlights
Apricum Senior Advisor Moritz Sticher provides his outlook and insight into the latest developments in the Vietnamese, Thai, Malaysian, Filipino, and Indonesian solar markets.
Five tips for choosing a financial advisor as a cleantech start-up
Charles Lesser, Apricum Partner and Head of our transaction advisory business addresses the right and wrong ways that start-ups select a financial advisor for a capital raise.
Four questions for Alex Metz, head of Apricum’s new Paris office
In September, Apricum opened its new office in Paris and we spoke to Alex Metz, head of the new office, CEO of Apricum France and lead for our green mobility sector to learn more about the new site and how it fits into Apricum’s growth strategy.
To invest or not to invest? The smart grid question
Significant investments are required to transform the current grid infrastructure for our changing energy system. Globally, about USD 300B was invested in electrical grids in 2021, with at least USD 14T needed cumulatively by 2050. However, investing into smart grid’s isn’t a simple choice.
Europe should seriously rethink its position on local solar photovoltaic manufacturing
The 30 GWp of solar PV capacity added in Europe in 2021 marks a record for PV additions to European energy generation. This number sets a European base line while the continent is facing increasingly uncertain and costly fossil energy supplies, lately spurred by the war against Ukraine.