Jericho Energy Ventures Subsidiary Hydrogen Technologies Announces Exclusive Licensing Agreement for the UK and Ireland

Jericho Energy Ventures Subsidiary Hydrogen Technologies Announces Exclusive Licensing Agreement for the UK and Ireland

– HTI Expands its market presence in high growth geographies 
– Go-to-market strategy aimed at decarbonizing Industrial users of heat and steam
TULSA, Okla. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jericho Energy Ventures (TSXV: JEV; Frankfurt: JLM0; OTC: JROOF) (“Jericho” or “JEV” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce its wholly owned subsidiary, Hydrogen Technologies (“HTI”), has signed an exclusive IP licensing agreement with UK-based Deuterium Heating Ltd (“Deuterium”).With heat being the largest contributor to UK carbon emissions (accounting for over one-third of the country’s output) there is a significant and time sensitive issue at hand which, collectively, HTI, Deuterium and its sister company Protium hope to solve.The agreement will further commercialize HTI’s unique hydrogen-based cleanH2steam DCC™ boiler. The partnership will allow HTI to expand their geographical footprint across Europe, while offering a zero emissions heating and steam technology directed at decarbonizing the $30bn global Commercial & Industrial (“C&I”) heating market. The agreement’s initial geographic focus will be in the UK and Ireland.To achieve the UK’s ambitious 2050 Net Zero goals, the government has set an aggressive agenda to decarbonize their heat, stating in their 2020 Energy White Paper: “Our success will rest on the decisive shift away from fossil fuels to using clean energy for heat and industrial processes…” while specifically developing hydrogen solutions including:Support for generating over 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030.Developing the first town heated entirely by hydrogen.Recognizing in its 2018 Industrial Fuel Switching report, that hydrogen has the greatest technical potential to achieve decarbonization of the UK’s industrial heating demand, making up nearly 50% of the 180TWh of industrial heat demand.Banning, by 2025, the installation of new fossil fuel-based boilers that provide heat and hot water.Deuterium, launched last year to facilitate the IP licensing agreement, is the sister company of Protium Green Solutions Ltd., a leading UK green hydrogen energy services company providing project origination, design, and funding to support the development of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.“Over the long term, this agreement should provide good visibility and access into high-growth European markets where we can drive sales of our cleanH2steam DCC boiler.”

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