Hydrogen highway opens with rally in Norway


The much publicised Norwegian hydrogen highway has been officially opened this Spring, amidst a wave of publicity which saw a number of hydrogen-powered vehicles take part in an adrenaline-fuelled scenic rally.

More than a dozen hydrogen-powered cars rallied along a secnic route between capital city Oslo and Noth Sea oil hub Stavanger, as Norway opened its 560km hydrogen highway in May.

The highway, named HyNor, was officially opened by Norway’s Transport Minister Liv Signe Navarsete – a project that has been driven by StatoilHydro and the collective HyNor partnership.

The Norwegian oil and gas producer has built several hydrogen filling stations between Oslo and Stavanger, to cater for cars with fuel-cells technology.

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