Tagged: renewable energy

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BioGren’s pellets can renewably replace coal

Chippin in Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway BioGren, which is pioneering the use of wood pellets as a renewable energy source, was presented to the members of the Norwegian Business Angels Network (NorBAN) recently. BioGren...

Norway and the road towards renewable energy

Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American During the past two years, more than one in 10 oil industry jobs disappeared from the Norwegian continental shelf, according to VG. The Norwegian national economy has been...

Flying kites for the environment

This Norwegian high-altitude power generation technology was inspired by extreme sports Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Kitemill is a technology-based startup in the Airborne Wind Energy market. The pulling power of kites can whip up...

Wind power – the paradox of plenty

Norway is blessed with abundant hydropower resources, holding approximately half of Europe’s reservoir capacity, and is the only industrialized nation meeting almost all of its domestic electricity needs through hydropower. However, Norway still needs...

Powering up at sea

Statoil has resolved to concentrate even more strongly on offshore wind turbines as part of its strategy for renewable energy. This decision reflects the strong international growth in this segment, combined with the group’s...

New enzyme may lead to cheaper biofuel

Logging residue, branch clippings and even prawn shells may serve as raw materials for cheaper biofuels – thanks to a new enzyme that breaks down biomass more quickly. What’s more, this could help to...

Statoil important for renewable energy

Oil and Energy Minister Terje Riis-Johansen (Q) states that the state own oil company Statoil is important for the investment in renewable energy. “It is necessary that large companies get involved. We need their...