Faulty plug installation probably caused hydrogen station to spontaneously combust

The hydrogen leak that led to the filling station explosion in Norway was caused by an incorrectly installed plug in a high-pressure tank, writes Nel, whose assessment points to spontaneous combustion.
Photo: H2Logic
Photo: H2Logic

Interest in hydrogen has seriously flared up in the last few months. It thus came at an unduly unfortunate moment when a Norwegian Uno-X hydrogen filling station exploded on June 10. Granted, that sort of thing never really happens with opportune timing. 

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