(Oslo, June 11, 2019) Nel ASA (Nel, OSE:NEL) announces that on Monday June 10, 2019, an incident occurred at the Kjørbo hydrogen station, located outside of Oslo, Norway. The incident has been contained, however the cause remains unknown. Nel is working closely with its partners and authorities in the ongoing investigation.
Nel received a report of an incident involving a fire at the Kjørbo hydrogen station at 17:40 CET on June 10, 2019. The fire was contained just after 20:00 CET. No serious injuries were reported. As one of the main equipment suppliers to the station, Nel immediately mobilized expert personnel to the scene and is actively contributing to the ongoing investigation.
"We are grateful for the swift work of emergency responders and that no major injuries have been reported. It is too early to speculate in the cause of the incident. Safety remains the core of our operations and we’re providing all relevant technical assistance in the ongoing investigation. In addition to immediately mobilizing our personnel to the scene, we have also brought in our experts from Denmark overnight. We will continue to work closely with all relevant parties to determine the root cause," says Jon André Løkke, CEO of Nel.
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