Norway

Norwegian Company gets €957,000 Grant for Mobile Offshore Wind Units

Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Oceanwind has been awarded a NOK 10 million (EUR 957,000) pre-project grant from Enova, Norway’s fund for climate and energy technologies, for maturing its first commercial contracts for Mobile Offshore Wind Units (MOWUs) and WindGrid for electrification of oil and gas installations. The grant is awarded under Enova’s full scale innovative […]

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Norway Allocates $1.2 bn for RE Projects in Developing Nations

The Norwegian government has announced the allocation of $1.16 billion over five years for a new fund that will invest in renewable energy in developing countries with the aim of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Speaking about the new fund, Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein said, “It is part of the solution to some of […]

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Norway’s Wind Catching Systems Unveils 1000 ft Tall Multi-turbine Floater

Is the basic design used in offshore wind production today the right one? Is a technology based on that of old Dutch corn mills truly the most efficient method for offshore wind power production? Is the current technology, while performing well on land and bottom-fixed offshore developments, the best system on a floater? These are […]

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A Look At EV Chargers In the No.1 Country By EV Share, Norway

 It is well known that the share of electric cars in Norway is hitting new highs each month. In May this year, plug in vehicles dominated with over 83 percent market share in new registrations. With the Ford Mustang Electric leading the pack. How does Norway ensure EV owners never stress on charging? We […]

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Norwegian Gen2 Partners with a Scottish Firm to Export Green H2 to U.K.

Gen2 Energy, a Norwegian green hydrogen producer, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Scottish firm Port of Cromarty Firth to create a commercial pathway for the export of green hydrogen from Norway into the UK energy market. The development is not only expected to provide security of supply to customers wanting to adapt green hydrogen […]

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Vattenfall Collaborates with Eramet Norway to Support the Norwegian Electricity Grid

Through the collaboration between Vattenfall, Sympower and Statnett, ferro-alloy company Eramet Norway has gained access to FFR (Fast Frequency Reserve) between May and October 2021. This means that they can contribute to a stable power grid, not only in Norway, but throughout the entire Nordic electricity grid if a power failure occurs. Energy sources such as […]

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Vitol buys 10% stake in Norway’s Green Hydrogen producer Gen2 Energy

Vitol, the world’s biggest independent oil trader, has announced its acquisition of a 10% equity interest in Gen2 Energy, a Norwegian green hydrogen producer, for an undisclosed sum. Over the last few years, the Dutch energy and commodity trading company has been expanding its foothold in the renewables sector and made investment commitments of $1 billion to […]

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Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind explore project opportunities in Norway

Statkraft, Europe’s largest renewable energy producer, Aker Offshore Wind and Aker Horizons have signed a cooperation agreement to explore offshore wind project opportunities in Norway. The companies will combine their strong, complementary skills and expertise to work together to explore the possibility to develop, operate and deliver power from commercial-scale offshore wind facilities in Norway. Last year, the Norwegian government announced it will open for applications for licenses for the development of wind power in […]

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VSL Awarded Contract for Hybrid Tampen Floating Wind Farm

Kværner has awarded VSL the contract for the post-tensioning works for the 11 floating concrete hulls for wind power turbines of the Hywind Tampen project in Norway. VSL will be responsible for the post-tensioning works of the semi-submersible concrete structures which will require installation of vertical post-tensioning tendons in the hulls with the length up […]

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