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A bright and airy photorealistic image of a single sports car on a road next to the sea where a single cargo ship passes by while a single airplane flies over the sea. The road winds through a lush green landscape with wind turbines and solar panels inland.

E‑fuel made of hydrogen

E-fuel is an umbrella term for fossil-free alternatives to gasoline, diesel, and other fossil fuels. These fuels are produced by converting fossil-free hydrogen and capturing carbon dioxide. They can be used in existing engines without increasing the amount of carbon dioxide (CO₂) in the atmosphere. Is this the silver bullet that allows us to drive cars and other vehicles with a clear conscience?
Businessman In Paris

Smoltek’s unfair advantage

An ‘unfair advantage’ is a unique competitive advantage that others cannot match. Do you know what Smoltek's unfair advantage is? Carbon nanofibers? Think again. Or read this light-hearted column to find out what our real unfair advantage is.
Cartoon showing a man standing under a rainbow.

Tech brief: Hydrogen classification systems

Hydrogen can be produced in many different ways and from different feedstocks. The choice of method and feedstock gives rise to more or less greenhouse gas emissions. In the general discourse on hydrogen and climate change, it is essential to distinguish between different types of hydrogen. As a result, systems have emerged to classify hydrogen, the most commonly known and used being colors. However, the European Commission has introduced one that focuses more on emissions. This tech brief explains the two systems.
Santa Claus experiments with electricity

The shocking history of capacitors

During the festive season, there is time for longreads. We, therefore, want to offer a text that goes beyond what we usually write here on the blog but is not entirely unrelated to what Smoltek does. This is the story of the origin of the capacitor. Happy reading!
Genius Steampunk Scientist Developing Proton Exchange Membrane Water Electrolyzer

Is Smoltek Hydrogen ahead of the game?

How does Smoltek's hydrogen business division compare with other PEM electrolyzer players? Smoltek Hydrogen’s president, Ellinor Ehrnberg, attended the 244th ECS meeting in Gothenburg and has the answer. In this interview, she also talks about the challenges of the industry and ways to deal with them.
Don Quixote tilting at a windmill

Background on the tax increase for Smoltek

The Swedish Tax Agency has ordered Smoltek to repay two years of research deduction from the employer contribution. The tax agency believes that Smoltek does not conduct sufficiently qualified research and development, which is untrue. This blog post explains the research deduction and why it is so difficult to obtain.
Land side capacitors

Why capacitors?

Smoltek’s business division for the semiconductor industry, Smoltek Semi, focuses one hundred percent on capacitors. Why? After all, a capacitor is not a semiconductor. And what is the endgame for this venture? These are questions we address in this blog post.
Spooky room with empty desktop

On the Curse of Knowledge and the need for a glossary

Smolek has created a glossary of terms and abbreviations that may appear in the company's communication. Although everyone who writes for Smoltek does their best to explain in layman's words, technical terms inevitably creep into the text and make it difficult to read. This is due to a cognitive bias known as the Curse of Knowledge. This is the subject of this column, published on the spookiest day of them all – Halloween.
A green plant grows from a chip.

Q&A about capacitors and electrolyzers

Håkan Persson, CEO of Smoltek, talked at the one-day conference Aktiedagen Lund organized by Aktiespararna (the Swedish Shareholders’ Association). His presentation offered some news and insights that are worth exploring further. So, let’s follow up with some questions for Håkan.
The Machine

The machine

In March 2022, we told the world we had ordered a machine. In October 2023, we announced that it is ready for delivery. But what kind of machine is it? What does it do? Why has it taken so long? Where will it be located? How will it be used? You will find the answers here.
Crystalline silicon wafer that reflects light in all colors of the rainbow

High-volume production of capacitors

Smoltek has produced a quarter million capacitors (without carbon nanofiber) and has begun producing a new batch (with carbon nanofiber). This is huge because it shows that our high-volume manufacturing process works. It is intended to be used to produce engineering samples. You could read about this in a press release. In this article, we unpack what this means.