Tagged: Hydro

Norway’s first energy-positive office building

Entra Eiendom, Skanska, architects Snøhetta, the environmental organization ZERO, and the aluminium company Hydro are entering into an agreement to build Norway’s first energy-positive office building. The new alliance, Powerhouse, plans to present its...

New Wicona window systems for passive houses now available

Hydro’s building systems brand Wicona is launching a new, more accessible aluminium window system for the energy-effective “passive” house market. “We are very happy to offer window systems for passive houses to an even...

Green light for development of Vasstøl power station

Hydro has decided to build the Vasstøl power station in Suldal, Norway, in connection with a rehabilitation of the dam at Finnabuvatn, which will serve as the power station intake and main reservoir. The...

Hydro to close extrusion plant at Karmøy in 2012

Hydro has decided to phase out its extrusion plant at Karmøy in 2012 as part of its work to restructure the production of aluminum profiles in Norway. Operations at the company’s extrusion plants at...

Hydro to invest NOK 850 million in Rjukan hydropower upgrade

Hydro will invest about 850 million Norwegian kroner from 2011 to 2015 to upgrade the Rjukan hydropower system in Telemark, southeast Norway, modernizing the major hydro-electric river facility to ensure long-term safe and stable power...

High honors for good contact with investors

Hydro’s work for contact with investors and analysts has been so good that it has won three prestigious awards. Extel Pan-European Awards are presented every year, in various categories, by Thomson Reuters. Winners are...

Norsk Hydro Q2 profit more than doubles

OSLO, Norway — Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro ASA on Tuesday posted a more than doubled second-quarter net profit, citing higher aluminum prices and increased sales. For Full Story & Source: AP

Hydro CEO new chair of International Aluminum Institute

Hydro’s President and CEO Svein Richard Brandtzæg has been elected chairperson of International Aluminium Institute (IAI), the global aluminium industry association. “I am honored by this appointment, at a time when aluminium metal and...