Hydrogen plant planned for Myken island

Myken island, located in the North of Norway, has launched a project to look into the feasibility of a hydrogen plant to make the island self-sufficient in electricity.

After experiencing long power outages, the island’s community decided to group together to look at other potential ways of sourcing electricity which led to the hydrogen project.

Trude Tokle, Project Manager for the energy project and co-owner of the island’s gin and whisky distillery, says the team is working to identify a sustainable solution that reduces the vulnerability of the island’s residents and local businesses.

As the project took off and gained interest it also gained the support from SINTEF Researchers who have experience in carrying out analyses on similar planned hydrogen plants.

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