Aker considers expanding factory to supply shipping with green ammonia

The collaboration between Aker Clean Hydrogen and Varanger Kraft, which aims to make shipping greener, is considering expanding capacity at its ammonia site from 100 MW to 200 MW.

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Aker Clean Hydrogen and Varanger Kraft's project, which aims to make shipping greener, is speeding along. The green ammonia that will be produced at the factory in Berlevåg is expected to reduce carbon emissions by 200,000 tons a year.

The project design is based on a 100-MW hydrogen facility which the two parties are already considering expanding to 200 MW. A 2.5-MW pilot site is already producing hydrogen using power from the Raggovidda wind farm.

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