Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Hydrogen to Be Produced in Iceland

Source: Iceland Monitor | Morgunblaðið |, 31st July 2018

Iceland Monitor reported, "The Icelandic power company ON Power (Orka náttúrunnar) will begin the production of hydrogen at the end of August, as part of a European project, Morgunblaðið reports. An electrolyzer  has been purchased and is being installed by Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant in Southwest Iceland. Sale of hydrogen for vehicles could begin as early as October. Two other Icelandic companies, Orkan, owned by Skeljungur hf., and Icelandic New Energy, participate in the project. Orkan opened two hydrogen stations earlier this summer. Until ON Power starts its sale,  imported hydrogen will be used at those stations. The electrolyzer to be used has the capacity to produce enough hydrogen for all hydrogen-powered cars in use in the country already, in addition to five hydrogen-powered buses, to be taken into use by the end of next year. (...)"

Read more at: https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/news/2018/07/31/hydrogen_to_be_produced_in_iceland/