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Western Hydrogen achieves pilot production of MSG-based hydrogen

7:16 AM MDT | September 30, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Western Hydrogen (Calgary, AB) says it has reached a major milestone in the piloting of an innovative hydrogen production technology, molten salt gasification (MSG). The first production of hydrogen was achieved from the company's pilot plant at Fort Saskatchewan, AB, on 5 September, the company says. Western Hydrogen achieved the milestone in cooperation with the Idaho National Laboratory (INL; Idaho Falls), Aux Sable Canada (Calgary, AB), and Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC; Ottawa, ON). After testing on a range of fossil fuels, the MSG pilot...

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