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Norway's hydrogen players want state aid to achieve market lead

According to range of influential Norwegian companies and groups mulling big hydrogen undertakings, the country's government should make substantial investments in green H2.

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State support will be needed to accelerate development of the Norwegian hydrogen market, say big domestic players such as Agder Energi, Aker ASA, Akershus Energi, BKK, Norsk Hydro ASA, Statkraft, Varanger Kraft and Yara.

This message is backed up by the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) and the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO). These companies and organizations have sent a joint letter to Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tina Bru, indicating a series of framework conditions that could help ensure Norway's leading European position in establishing large-scale green hydrogen production, reports media E24.

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