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Norway's BKK eyes green hydrogen as new market for its power

Utility makes move after early uptake of hydrogen by industry and maritime transport in Norway

Norwegian renewable power producer and distributer BKK has started to invest in green hydrogen projects as a means to find more customers for its renewable electricity. The 100-year old company, which owns 38 hydroelectric power plants in Norway, is a partner in Europe’s first project to produce and distribute liquid green hydrogen directly to end consumers in the local shipping industry. The Aurora project, which also includes Equinor and Air Liquide, aims to produce 6t/d of liquid green hydrogen in a first phase by 2024, with further expansion of the 15MW electrolyser a possibility. The initial production volumes are expected to cover all of western Norway’s liquid hydrogen demand between



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