Matti Malkamäki, the CEO of Aurelia Turbines, has been chosen to the steering group of the Finnish hydrogen cluster. A company-led national hydrogen cluster has been established to boost the hydrogen economy and develop the export of hydrogen-related solutions.
The cluster accelerates the development of the hydrogen economy and the competitiveness of enterprises by promoting investment and an operating environment favorable to the development of the hydrogen economy. The goal is to create new business, exports and jobs in Finland.
In the steering group Malkamäki will focus the European collaboration in the hydrogen sector. Malkamäki was recently chosen as a member of a roundtable on clean hydrogen in the energy sector of European Clean Hydrogen Alliance ECH2A. The themes of the group include re-electrification, mega storage and electricity grid/balancing.
The National Hydrogen Cluster includes about 30 companies that are important for the development of the hydrogen economy in Finland. In addition to Matti Malkamäki, the steering group consists of representatives from ABB, Gasgrid Finland, Fortum, Neste, SSAB, UPM and Wärtsilä.
Read the press release in Finnish.