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Making Green Hydrogen Universal with Nick Van Dijk, CEO at Oort Energy | Season Seven, Episode Five

From inspiring stories and words of wisdom, to financial foresight and investment insights: in this season, you can expect to learn all about the people and companies who are propelling us towards a greener tomorrow, with a spotlight on investing in a cleaner planet.

Join your hosts for this episode, Hetty Lowther and Alexa Mangeant, to crack the code of clean hydrogen with Nick Van Dijk, CEO at Oort Energy!

From innovation through collaboration to the passion behind the cleantech, in this conversation, you can expect to uncover fascinating insights into both the hydrogen technology Oort Energy is pioneering and Nick’s career in clean energy so far.

Key conversational points include why Nick made the switch from batteries to hydrogen electrolysers; how Oort is unlocking super-efficient and affordable hydrogen and why fundraising is key to this; Nick’s passion for the hydrogen industry and how he believes it can change the world; the challenges cleantech organisations face when it comes to commercialisation and unexpected setbacks; and much, much more.

If you’re looking to learn about the next frontier in clean energy and be inspired to live your purpose, this episode is a must-listen! 

00:50 - Introduction to Nick

02:09 - The electrolyser landscape has really picked up in the last couple of years. What is it that allows you to stand out in the market?

04:50 - All hydrogen businesses are aiming to become commercial and have a commercial product. How is Oort approaching that? And what challenges are you seeing in the future?

07:53 - Do you think that having that scientific background has also allowed you to see the route to market from a different perspective?

09:26 - You came from the battery space; why is green hydrogen the way you want to take your career?

12:25 - What's been one of the most rewarding moments for you in this transition?

16:11 - I'm interested to hear a bit more about how your investment journey is going, and where you are at in that process?

21:07 - Do you see any kind of significant investment trends within the hydrogen sector specifically?

22:29 - in terms of partnerships, have there been any interesting alliances for Oort?

26:10 - Is there any advice that you would either give kind of your younger self or other business owners on this journey?

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