Tagged: green energy

Norway has set Europe an eco example

The rest of Europe should take note of Norway’s ecological mindset and investment in environmentally friendly technologies In December 2009, Oslo received the distinction of the third greenest city in Europe (after Copenhagen and...

A birthday gift for NTNU's centennial

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim will receive one of the world’s leading experts on wind power as a birthday gift from Det Norske Veritas (DNV). NTNU will celebrate its centennial...

Climate contest winners go to San Francisco

The winners of the youth contest The Fight are currently on a week-long study trip to San Francisco to learn more about green technology. Statkraft sponsors the trip and is also traveling with the...

Statnett CEO: Norway Has Huge Wind Power Potential

The chief executive of Norway’s electricity network operator Statnett said Norway could be a significant wind power generator, but added the country’s grid needs improvements to realize that potential. Speaking to Dow Jones Newswires,...

Investinor AS invests in Innotech Solar

Investinor is investing NOK 51.7 million in the Narvik-based company Innotech Solar AS, which is focusing on increasing the effectiveness of solar cells. Investinor’s entry on the owner side boosts the development and strengthens...

Lois Quam leaves Piper Jaffray to start incubator

The former UnitedHealth exec plans to promote start-ups in health and clean energy and link technology of Minnesota and Norway. Lois Quam, the former senior UnitedHealth Group executive who joined Piper Jaffray & Co....

Norwegian church, union clash over offshore oil

By Wojciech Moskwa Source: Reuters.com OSLO, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Norway’s state church proposed on Tuesday a five-year moratorium on new offshore oil and gas licences for environmental reasons, joining a debate about opening more...