Norsk Hydro set to integrate hydrogen into Norwegian aluminium plants

Norsk Hydro is exploring the possibility of developing and operating hydrogen facilities to meet large internal demand as well as serving an external market, leveraging the company’s industrial and renewable power expertise, the aluminium maker announced today (7th April).

The Norwegian-based firm has set out a clear strategic direction toward 2025 that aims to strengthen its position in low-carbon aluminium whilst also exploring any potential growth opportunities in recycling and new energy.

A developer and operator role for Hydro is in line with the company’s internal pipeline of possible hydrogen projects and would likely entail a full or partial switch from gas to hydrogen in several plants.

It is suggested that Hydro will begin this process by switching from gas to hydrogen at some of Hydro’s aluminium plants in Norway.

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