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Turbines that are part of the Danielson Wind project in Meeker County have been producing electricity since March 2011. Norfolk Wind Energy is seeking to erect similar wind turbines in Renville County to produce electricity for sale on the grid and to use electricity generated during off-peak periods to produce hydrogen for sale to industrial customers. Tribune file photo

Renville Co., Minn., could host first major project to use wind power to produce hydrogen

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BIRD ISLAND — Renville County could become host to the first large-scale commercial project to produce hydrogen from wind in the U.S.


Norfolk Wind Energy of Bird Island and Emerald H2 of Minneapolis entered into an agreement to develop the project, the companies announced Monday.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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