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VIDEO – $HPQ.ca Silicon Going After $2.2 Billion Fumed Silica Market Is A “Natural Extension, Potentially Lucrative Offshoot” $ENPH $BE $NNO $PYR

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:07 PM on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

HPQ Silicon Resources $HPQ $HPQFF is a Quebec-based company that is developing a portfolio of high value-added silicon products sought after by battery and electric vehicle manufacturers.

If that sounds a lot like what other small companies are saying lately, $HPQ differentiates itself as a leader of the pack thanks to the following:

Today, the Company announced  HPQ Silicon and Pyrogenesis Evaluating a Low-cost and Environmentally Friendly Plasma Based Process to Manufacture Fumed Silica

To discuss the importance and the implications of this milestone, this excerpt from the press release says it all:

Combining HPQ Silicon High Purity Quartz initiatives with PyroGenesis industry leading knowhow in the development of commercial plasma processes, this new process could revolutionize the manufacturing of Fumed Silica, give HPQ and PyroGenesis a market leadership in its green manufacturing and pivot production back to North America, all the while allowing end users to improve their environmental footprint.

 Watch this great interview with $HPQ CEO Bernard Tourillon to understand why Fumed Silica is a winnable market and how far advanced they are with PyroGenesis on this initiative.

AGORACOM Small Cap 60: What Is The Importance of The $HPQ.ca Gen1 PUREVAP Nano Silicon Reactor? $ENPH $BE $NNO $PYR

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:22 PM on Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

VIDEO – $HPQ.ca Silicon Production Milestone Moves Company Closer To Awaiting Battery Manufacturers and Automobile Manufacturers HPQFF $ENPH $BE $NNO $PYR

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:42 PM on Friday, April 23rd, 2021

HPQ Silicon Resources $HPQ $HPQFF is a Quebec-based company that is developing a portfolio of high value-added silicon products sought after by battery and electric vehicle manufacturers.  

If that sounds a lot like what other small companies are saying lately, $HPQ differentiates itself as a leader of the pack thanks to the following: 

Yesterday, the Company announced a major milestone with this press release HPQ Gen1 Nano Silicon Reactor Exceeds Phase 1 Production Rate Target By 67%

To discuss the importance and the implications of this milestone, this excerpt from the press release says it all:

“Once the final equipment modifications are completed, the goal of the program will be to produce qualified samples which will then be tested by a third-party, the Institut National de Recherche Scientifique (INRS), and subsequently to awaiting battery manufacturers and automobile manufacturers.”

 Peter Pascali, President and CEO of PyroGenesis added a little more excitement when he stated

“It is even more exciting when one considers the impact this could have on addressing the challenges facing the EV battery space.”

Watch this great interview with $HPQ CEO Bernard Tourillon to get the full picture on next steps!

$HPQ.ca Silicon Resources Announces Commencement of OTCQX Trading $HPQFF $ENPH $BE $NNO $PYR

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:05 AM on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
  • Common shares are now trading on the OTCQX Best Market under the ticker symbol of HPQFF
  • The OTCQX Best Market is the highest market tier of OTC Markets, which operates financial markets for 11,000 U.S. and global securities

MONTREAL, March 16, 2021 — Innovative silicon solutions provider HPQ Silicon Resources Inc. (“HPQ” or the “Company”) ( TSX-V: HPQ FWB: UGE OTCQX: HPQFF ), is pleased to inform investors that its common shares are now trading on the OTCQX Best Market under the ticker symbol of HPQFF. The OTCQX Best Market is the highest market tier of OTC Markets, which operates financial markets for 11,000 U.S. and global securities. Trading on OTCQX will enhance the visibility and accessibility of the Company to U.S. investors. HPQ common shares will continue to trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol HPQ, and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol UGE.

Upgrading to the OTCQX Market is an important step as it provides transparent trading in our shares for our U.S. investors. For companies listed on a qualified international exchange, streamlined market standards enable them to utilize their home market reporting to make their information available in the U.S. To qualify for OTCQX, companies must meet high financial standards, follow best practice corporate governance and demonstrate compliance with applicable securities laws.

“ We are pleased to have qualified to trade on the OTCQX ® Best Market from the Pink ® market today. This will make it easier for U.S. investors to discover and invest in HPQ Silicon Resources Inc, as we continue our research, development and commercialization of advanced nanoscale silicon materials, in order to remain at the forefront of innovative processes for the storage and delivery of clean renewable energy, ” said Bernard Tourillon, Chairman and CEO of HPQ Silicon Resources Inc.

Furthermore, HPQ Silicon is in the process of securing Depository Trust Company (“DTC”) eligibility for its common shares. DTC manages electronic clearing and settlement of publicly traded companies across the United States and in 131 other countries. Trading through DTC allows for cost-effective clearing and guaranteed settlement, simplifying and accelerating the settlement process of daily trades.

U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on https://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/HPQFF/quote .

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$HPQ.ca Well-funded to Advance Its #Silicon and #Nano-silicon Materials Initiatives in Both #Batteries & #Hydrogen $ENPH $BE $NNO $PYR

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:44 PM on Thursday, March 4th, 2021
  • Company has raised an additional $1,269,250 through the exercise of options and warrants, and currently has over CAD$7.4 million cash equivalent in hand.
  • In addition to the CAD$7.4 million, the cash value of outstanding in- the- money warrants (93% of them owned by PyroGenesis Canada Inc, Investissement Quebec (IQ), insiders and strategic investors) and options represent an additional $11.6 M cash available to fund our projects going forward.

MONTREAL, March 04, 2021 — Innovative silicon solutions provider HPQ Silicon Resources Inc. (“HPQ” or the “Company”) ( TSX-V: HPQ ; FWB: UGE ; Other OTC :HPQFF ), is pleased to update investors on its financial position. Since January 1, 2021, the Company has raised an additional $1,269,250 through the exercise of options and warrants, and currently has over CAD$7.4 million cash equivalent in hand.

HPQ has the money to support it aggressive development strategy
In addition to the CAD$7.4 million, the cash value of outstanding in- the- money warrants (93% of them owned by PyroGenesis Canada Inc, Investissement Quebec (IQ), insiders and strategic investors) and options represent an additional $11.6 M cash available to fund our projects going forward.

“With access to over $19 M, HPQ has the necessary funds to continue its research and development to commercialization, of our PUREVAP™ family of processes. The funds available will also allow HPQ to investigate other potential game – changing opportunities. HPQ continues to look for synergistic opportunities in order to remain at the forefront of innovative processes for the storage and delivery of clean renewable energy ,” said Bernard Tourillon, Chairman and CEO of HPQ Silicon Resources Inc. “ HPQ’s Silicon R&D Consortium has the depth and flexibility to meet the challenges, as we strive to produce products for renewable energy storage participants and electric vehicle manufacturers, each of which is searching for cost-effective ways to increase the Silicon content of their batteries . We are very confident that the Silicon materials we are developing, with our expected low-cost scalable processes, will be in high demand for batteries, and by EV manufacturers and other participants in the ongoing renewable energy revolution.”

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VIDEO – $HPQ.ca Silicon Sees Another Mutli-Billion Dollar Market In Creating Renewable Hydrogen From Mixing Silicon Powder and Water $ENPH $BE $NNO $PYR

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 6:22 PM on Thursday, February 25th, 2021

You can’t fault investors whose first thought about Hydrogen is danger and explosions – because Hydrogen is pretty notorious for that thanks to the infamous Hindenburg disaster .  It’s an overblown example but it’s the image most people have of Hydrogen.

But HPQ Silicon and it’s partners have taken some significant steps forward to changing all that thanks to a much nicer process of creating Hydrogen:

HYDROGEN BY HYDROLYSIS  

Quite simply HBH is “Getting porous silicon nano powders to react with water “H2O” and thereby releasing significant quantities of Hydrogen ” H2  “.  In short, you are simply mixing silicon nano powders with water to create Hydrogen.  No mass liquid or gaseous volumes to transport in a combustible state.  Just powder and water.

HOW BIG IS THIS MARKET? A SECOND MULTI-BILLION MARKET

In September of 2020, HPQ CEO Bernard Tourillon stated:

“Since 2017, our collaboration with Apollon has enabled us to benefit from their world-renowned expertise with high value-added Silicon applications.  The addition of manufacturing hydrogen by hydrolysis to our collaboration opens up a new and unique business opportunity that could represent a second multibillion-dollar addressable market for the PUREVAPTM Nano Silicon (Si) Reactor (“NSiR”) nanopowders.”

For decades, hydrogen was presumed to be “the fuel of the future,” with electric cars limited to the niche of small, short-range urban cars – but hasn’t been able to deliver due to too many issues to mention here with fuel cells.  Hydrogen by Hydrolysis is a great alternative but cost prohibitive due to the costs of porous silicon nano powders …. until now.

Enter HPQ Silicon.  

Watch this interview or listen by Podcast on Apple, Google, Spotify or your favourite podcaster.

$HPQ.ca Receives its First Mini-Generator Set Based on Clean Hydrogen Produced by Simply Combining Water and a Powder Bag $ENPH $BE $NNO $PYR

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:20 AM on Thursday, February 25th, 2021
  • While continuing to work with Apollon on the development of new generations of more efficient silicon powders for hydrogen production, HPQ signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Apollon and Pragma to study the commercial potential of the TREKHY® autonomous power generator in Canada.
  • The TREKHY® provides energy on demand.
  • The system uses a compact fuel cell to provide electrical power.
  • The integrated fuel cell combines hydrogen and oxygen to provide useful electricity + H 2 O.
  • Hydrogen is produced through a chemical reaction resulting from contact between water and a powder bag.
  • Each bag delivers 30W of power for more than one hour.

MONTREAL, Feb. 25, 2021 — Innovative silicon solutions provider HPQ Silicon Resources Inc. (“HPQ” or the “Company”) ( TSX-V: HPQ ; FWB: UGE ; Other OTC :HPQFF ), is proud to announce that it has received the TREKHY® system, a portable hydrogen-based mini-power generator, jointly developed by the French companies Apollon Solar SAS (“Apollon”) and Pragma Industries SAS (“Pragma”). While continuing to work with Apollon on the development of new generations of more efficient silicon powders for hydrogen production, HPQ signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Apollon and Pragma to study the commercial potential of the TREKHY® autonomous power generator in Canada.

The portable hydrogen-based power generator, a revolutionary product
The TREKHY® provides energy on demand. The system uses a compact fuel cell to provide electrical power. The integrated fuel cell combines hydrogen and oxygen to provide useful electricity + H 2 O. Hydrogen is produced through a chemical reaction resulting from contact between water and a powder bag. Each bag delivers 30W of power for more than one hour. ( Video of the system in operation ). In January 2021, a Japanese distributor purchased 300 TREKHY® systems to equip the survival shelters of the Japanese Civil Security.

In addition to continuing our research, development and commercialization of advanced nanoscale silicon materials, HPQ continues to look for synergistic opportunities in order to remain at the forefront of innovative processes for the storage and delivery of clean renewable energy. This new collaboration with Apollon and Pragma represents another unique opportunity to combine the expertise of HPQ in the low-cost manufacturing of silicon nanomaterials, Apollon in the manufacturing of hydrogen reactors, and Pragma in the manufacturing of fuel cells ,” said Bernard Tourillon, Chairman and CEO of HPQ Silicon Resources Inc.

Autonomous energy storage and generation capacity superior to batteries
The energy autonomy of TREKHY® depends on the number of bags used. This option significantly reduces weight and operating costs, as compared to batteries. The table below compares the weights and costs of delivered energy between:

  • Li-ion primary batteries,
  • Li-ion rechargeable batteries,
  • Zn-Air primary battery,
  • TREKHY® with 150, 300, 450, 600 powder bags.

TREKHY®, with its revolutionary fuel cell and powder technology, offers unmatched performance.

A superior clean renewable hydrogen production thanks to silicon
The current cost of manufacturing silicon nanopowders is very high and it has led Apollon and Pragma to use a less efficient, but more economical, environmentally friendly chemical powder to begin the commercialization of their system. However, the use of silicon nanopowders manufactured by HPQ’s PUREVAP TM Nano Silicon Reactor could increase the hydrogen generation potential of the system by 40%, while the use of porous silicon nanopowders could double the amount of hydrogen released by the system.

HPQ and Apollon are currently working to compare the technical and commercial potential of nanoscale and porous silicon materials to create new generations of environmentally friendly powders with better performance for hydrogen production.

HPQ’s Silicon R&D Consortium has the depth and flexibility to meet the challenges, as we strive to produce products for renewable energy storage participants and electric vehicle manufacturers, each of which is searching for cost-effective ways to increase the Silicon content of their batteries . Silicon’s potential to meet energy storage demands is undeniable, generating massive investments , and serious industry interest. We are very confident that the Silicon materials we are producing, with our expected low-cost scalable processes, will be in high demand for batteries, and by EV manufacturers and other participants in the ongoing renewable energy revolution,” added Bernard Tourillon.

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VIDEO – $HPQ.ca Silicon Takes Another Step Closer To Providing Renewable Hydrogen Using Silicon and Water $ENPH $BE $NNO $PYR

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 2:35 PM on Friday, February 5th, 2021

We spoke with Bernard about:

  • Apollon Solar Renewal
  • Why Porous Silicon
  • Why Hydrogen?
  • Market size
  • PyroGenesis $PYR $PYRNF

$HPQ.ca and #Apollon Solar Renew Their Agreement to Pursue the Development of Silicon Materials for Energy Storage and Hydrogen Production $ENPH $BE $NNO.ca $PYR.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:25 AM on Thursday, February 4th, 2021
  • Announced the sixth renewal of its agreement with Apollon Solar SAS to continue developing nanoscale and porous silicon materials for energy storage, hydrogen production and high value-added applications.
  • Objective of the collaboration is to take full advantage of the ability to produce nanoscale silicon materials at low cost using HPQ’s PUREVAP™ Nano Silicon Reactor (” NSiR “), while seeking to determine whether the use of silicon produced by HPQ’s PUREVAP™ Quartz Reduction Reactor (” QRR “), as the raw material for the Apollon process, will lead to the economically viable production of high-quality porous silicon.

MONTREAL, Feb. 04, 2021 — Innovative silicon solutions provider HPQ Silicon Resources Inc. (“HPQ” or the “Company”) ( TSX-V: HPQ ; FWB: UGE ; Other OTC : HPQFF ), is proud to announce the sixth renewal of its agreement with Apollon Solar SAS (“Apollon”) to continue developing nanoscale and porous silicon materials for energy storage, hydrogen production and high value-added applications.

The objective of the collaboration is to take full advantage of the ability to produce nanoscale silicon materials at low cost using HPQ’s PUREVAP™ Nano Silicon Reactor (” NSiR “), while seeking to determine whether the use of silicon produced by HPQ’s PUREVAP™ Quartz Reduction Reactor (” QRR “), as the raw material for the Apollon process, will lead to the economically viable production of high-quality porous silicon.

HPQ continues its research, development and commercialization activities with respect to nano-sized and porous silicon materials in order to be at the forefront of low-cost manufacturing of silicon materials for batteries, clean hydrogen production and other advanced applications. Since 2017, our collaboration with Apollon has allowed us to benefit from its world-renowned expertise in the use of silicon in high value-added applications, ” said Bernard Tourillon, Chairman and CEO of HPQ Silicon Resources Inc.

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VIDEO – $HPQ.ca Silicon Hits All-Time High On Silicon Reactor Achieving Major Milestone – “We Are Going To Have Fun In 2021” $ENPH $BE $NNO.ca $PYR.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 6:53 PM on Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Today’s press release from HPQ might have been a little technical for newcomers but the words from CEO Bernard Tourillon explain exactly how important it was: 

“With the Gen1 PUREVAP TM NSiR operational and exceeding expectations from the start, HPQ NANO is uniquely positioned to be at the forefront of low-cost manufacturing of Nano Silicon for batteries and other applications ….. We are very confident that the Silicon materials we are producing, with our expected low-cost scalable processes, will be in high demand by batteries, EV manufacturers and other participants in the ongoing renewable energy revolution.”  

Moreover, Tourillon couldn’t help but display his feelings and proclaimed this was going to be a fun year for HPQ. 

How much fun?  You’re going to have to watch.