PARIS, December 01, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
NHOA (Paris:NHOA) (NHOA.PA, formerly Engie EPS), provides an ad hoc trading update as a result of recent developments in all its Business Lines.
Revenues at Group level in 2022 are now expected to be slightly above €160 million (previously €140-160 million).
At Business Line level the November 2022 trading, and the underlying full year 2022 guidance update, is summarized as follows.
Execution of the over 700MWh under construction in Latin America, Europe and Asia-Pacific is well on track, with seven projects in commissioning or pre-commissioning phase. EBITDA 2022 expected to range between €2 and €3 million (previously breakeven).
NHOA Energy is currently preferred bidder in Asia and USA for around 150MWh of contracts, expected to be converted into backlog in December. In this scenario, the order backlog at year-end should be within the range of full year 2022 revenues, setting therefore strong fundamentals towards 2023 growth.
In order to drive the EV market evolution and potential, Free2move eSolutions, is reshaping its operations to focus its portfolio on the short term on sales through different channels of eProWallbox, which will fulfill Stellantis’ customer needs.
This new direction will lead to a limited slowdown of the revenue growth in this transition phase until Q1 2023, before setting a new impetus and acceleration of growth and profitability from Q2 2023 onwards.
EBITDA will therefore not reach breakeven in 2022, contrary to the initial forecast.
The streamlining and refocusing effort is fully supported by NHOA and Stellantis to pave the way for a sustainable future for Free2move eSolutions’ growth, starting from Q2 2023 on its core markets, which are Europe and USA.
Points of charge online and under construction by year-end are expected to range between 1,400 and 1,600 with a pipeline of over 2,000 new sites under assessment.
As a result, Atlante continues its network roll-out ahead of Masterplan10x expectations, with an enhanced pipeline to underpin the ambition to develop Southern Europe’s largest fast and ultra-fast EV charging network.
NHOA Group Q4 2022 Trading and Operational Update will be published on 27 January 2023 and, as customary, will be followed by a dedicated investor call.
NHOA S.A. (formerly Engie EPS), global player in energy storage, e-mobility and EV fast and ultra-fast charging infrastructure, develops technologies enabling the transition towards clean energy and sustainable mobility, shaping the future of a next generation living in harmony with our planet.
Listed on Euronext Paris regulated market (NHOA.PA), NHOA forms part of the CAC® Mid & Small and CAC® All-Tradable financial indices.
NHOA, with offices in France, Spain, United States and Australia, maintains entirely in Italy research, development and production of its technologies.
For further information, go to www.nhoa.energy
Forward looking statement
This release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements are not undertakings as to the future performance of NHOA. Although NHOA considers that such statements are based on reasonable expectations and assumptions at the date of publication of this release, they are by their nature subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual performance to differ from those indicated or implied in such statements. These risks and uncertainties include without limitation those explained or identified in the public documents filed by NHOA with the French Financial Markets Authority (AMF), including those listed in the "Risk Factors" section of the NHOA 2021 Universal Registration Document filed with the AMF on 6 April 2022 (under number D. 22-02751). Investors and NHOA shareholders should note that if some or all of these risks are realized they may have a significant unfavorable impact on NHOA.
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