Tagged: Power

Domestic Violence is a national problem

David Moe Sun City, Calif. Domestic Violence is a national problem. The central issue is one of control, when one partner wants to control the other. This creates conflict and often evolves into physical...

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...

Norway's Power Push

Imagine generating electricity from the energy a redwood tree exerts when it sucks water up 300 ft. (91 m) to its highest needles. Is there any greener juice than that? Stein Erik Skilhagen thinks...

Lower power production

The production of electricity amounted to 7 769 GWh in August, 19 per cent lower than the corresponding month last year. Lower inflow of water to the reservoirs and lower reservoir level in August 2010...

Gjøa gets connected

On July 11, Statoil switched on the power, making Gjøa Norway’s first floating platform to get electricity from the mainland. “This is a good example of how Statoil can play a part in solving...

DNV to assess the refurbishment of Czech power plant

PRAGUE: DNV has signed a contract with the Czech Ministry of the Environment to conduct an assessment of the refurbishment plans for the Prunéřov II power plant. The findings of the assessment will be...

Production resumes at Suldal 1 power station

Production at Hydro’s power station Suldal 1 in western Norway has resumed after a long break from renovation of the water supply system at the station. Production was halted in mid-March last year due...

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,...