Tagged: Northern Norway

Get a taste of Europe’s northernmost point

Breakfast at North Cape Tove Andersson Oslo The Hurtigruten ferry arrives twice daily. Hundreds of nature-loving tourists are amazed at the natural settings and look forward to leaving the ship. The harbor of Honningsvåg,...

Alta Northern Lights Cathedral

Modern and ancient history in Alta

Those with an interest in history should add Alta to their northern Norway itinerary David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Alta is the gateway to the vast Finnmarksvidda, which at 8,500 square miles is Norway’s largest...

Three tons of garbage collected on Northern coast

Inge Wegge and Jørn Ranum from Drammen and Valdres respectively had a crazy idea. The two decided to spend the winter in an isolated and uninhabited bay on the seaward side of an island...

Winter already?

Northern Norway will be hit by its first snowstorm of the season this weekend. While the autumn weather continues in the south, the Northerners will have a taste of winter this weekend. “It is...

Worst dental health in Northern Norway

Rare to go to the dentist and dental visits have most acute problems. The population in the three northernmost counties have poorer oral health than people in the rest of the country. They go...

Statkraft upgrades renewable power generation in Norway

Statkraft has decided to spend more than NOK 1 billion upgrading hydropower facilities. In western Norway, the new power plants Eiriksdal and Makkoren will replace older facilities, while Nedre Røssåga power plant in northern...

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...