Nikola Corp., a designer and manufacturer of hydrogen fueling station infrastructure, has signed a purchase order with Nel ASA for 85 MW alkaline electrolyzers supporting five of the world’s first 8 ton per day hydrogen fueling stations. Together, these electrolyzers may produce over 40,000 kgs of hydrogen each day.
The purchase order has a value in excess of $30 million, and the electrolyzers will primarily be delivered from the new electrolyzer mega-factory currently under development in Norway. This purchase order will support Nikola’s five initial stations with 8 ton per day hydrogen production capacity. The remaining equipment will be covered by a separate purchase order that is expected to be finalized within the coming months.
“We are building the largest hydrogen network in the world and I couldn’t be prouder to have Nel part of it,” says Trevor Milton, Nikola Corp.’s founder and executive chairman.