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  • 14 July 2016

    ABB has won an order worth more than USD 30 million (approx. EUR 27 million) from Statnett for two substations that will strengthen Norway’s grid reliability, boost power supplies, and facilitate the integration of new renewable energy sources. The substations will also play a key role in connecting the Norwegian grid to those of the UK […]

  • 28 June 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Innovation Norway has decided to continue the support for wind clusters in the Arena Network. Windcluster Mid-Norway (WMN), based in central Norway, and Arena Norwegian Offshore Wind (NOW), based on the west coast, have both renewed confidence from Innovation Norway. While WMN cluster works with both onshore and offshore wind power, Arena NOW points towards […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian investment company Magnora ASA has acquired a stake in a 500MW shallow-water offshore wind project in Northern Europe. According to Magnora, the final transaction agreements for the offshore wind project have been signed. The cooperation with the founders and the development of the project will now commence with Magnora obtaining an initial minority ownership […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Authorities

    Norway’s role as one of Germany’s most important energy suppliers is to be further reinforced, as advocated by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel during a state visit to Oslo on Wednesday.  “It is my firm conviction that Norway will also play a role in future as an important pillar of the German gas supply, and we […]

  • 25 February 2013

     The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy now makes the results from a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of 15 offshore wind zones in Norway available for public consultation. The SEA gives an interesting update on how offshore wind could develop in Norway and it gives an excellent update on how technology for deep water may […]

  • 18 January 2011

    Vestas has received information from Norges Bank Investment Management, Bankplassen 2, P.O. Box 1179 Sentrum, 0107 Oslo, Norway, that Central Bank of Norway (Norges Bank) as per 13 January 2011 has increased their holdings of Vestas shares to 10,277,212 shares (5.05 per cent). About Vestas Vestas Wind Systems is a Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and […]

  • 5 August 2011
    R&D

      Dr. Philipp Rösler, German Federal Minister of Economics and Technology, visited Statkraft. Rösler and his delegation was especially interested in Norway’s potential role as a provider of flexibile power generation to support Germany’s growth in wind- and solar power generation. Following a visit to one of Statoil’s platforms in the North Sea, Rösler and […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Authorities

    First Minister Alex Salmond will begin a two day visit to Norway tomorrow (Monday) by addressing an international green energy conference in Bergen. As well as renewables, his visit will also focus on economic opportunities and job creation in the oil and gas and aquaculture industries. The visit comes against the background of Norway’s increasing […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norway’s Havgul Clean Energy AS and Sweden’s Triventus Wind Power will combine to create new entity with 1,554MW under development across Nordic region. Havgul Nordic AS will be formed by combining the portfolios of Havgul Clean Energy and Triventus Wind Power, giving rise to a combined pipeline of 15 projects covering Finland, Norway and Sweden […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian has awarded Canyon Offshore with a multi-million pound contract for the provision of offshore cable trenching services on the North Sea Link interconnector, the 1.4GW subsea HVDC system with cables linking the UK and Norway.

  • 29 July 2016
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT will hold a ground breaking ceremony for the 1.4GW NordLink, a subsea HVDC power cable which will connect Norwegian and German power grids, in Wilster, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, on 16 September.  Stretching over 623 kilometers, the NordLink interconnection is rated at ±525 kilovolt (kV), and it will be the first direct power link between the […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Norway’s Statoil could participate in the country’s first floating wind tender under the condition that there are sufficient long-term subsidies, the company’s Chief Executive Eldar Saetre told Reuters.

  • 27 September 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Today His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will officially open the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm built off the coast of Norfolk, the UK, by the owners Statoil and Statkraft.  The Crown Prince will open the wind farm at an official ceremony at historic Holkham Hall in North Norfolk with support from UK […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Authorities

    Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond while speaking on Monday in Norway, referred to progress made on NorthConnect, according to the UPI news portal. The NorthConnect is a planned venture to join the British and Scandinavian electricity grids by laying a subsea cable that would act as a two-way traffic route in renewable power, exchanging Scotland’s wind […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Grid Connection

    The Norwegian power grid operator Statnett, KfW IPEX-Bank on behalf of KfW and TenneT TSO GmbH, transmission system operator for the German North Sea region, have concluded a cooperation agreement to develop and construct a subsea cable between Germany and Norway. The high voltage direct current interconnector will enable energy to flow between Germany and […]

  • 11 February 2015

    TenneT, Statnett, and KfW have given a green light for the electricity connection between Norway and Germany by signing the ownership agreement yesterday. Construction of the system will start as soon as contracts are signed with the contractors responsible for the production and installation of the cable and converter stations. ‘This is again a major step towards […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    TenneT has given the green light to its participation in the construction of the NordLink cable from Germany to Norway. The power cable, which largely runs across the seabed, has a capacity of 1,400 MW, the equivalent of 466 wind turbines of 3 MW, 580,000 solar panels or a very large conventional power plant. Mel […]

  • 9 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Statoil and Siemens have signed a technology development cooperation agreement. The partnership will initially embrace wind power, subsea technology, electrical engineering technology and energy efficiency measures. Cooperation between the companies facilitates the development of future path-breaking technology. Based on complementary user needs and technological opportunities we aim at developing technological solutions that contribute to more […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Vessels

    The Crist shipyard in Poland has completed the construction of Acta Marine’s third walk-to-work vessel Acta Centaurus.

  • 25 October 2012

    More than 360 exhibitors and near by 24,400 delegates were present at the OTD exhibition in Bergen on October 15th-18th 2012. A 3-days’ visit to OTD was organized for Danish companies approaching the offshore market in Norway. Offshore Center Danmark and Enterprise Europe Network were facilitating conferences, company visits and participation in B2B-meetings as side-events […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Grid Connection

    High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) cable system interconnecting Norway and Denmark has been inaugurated. Prysmian was awarded the contract for the land HVDC cable system for the Skagerrak 4 interconnection between Norway and Denmark worth approximately € 40 million by the Danish transmission grid operator Energinet.dk in January 2011. The contract comprises the supply, jointing […]

  • 8 April 2010

    Eying the vast potential for establishing wind farms at sea, companies along Norway’s west coast are making the leap from offshore oil to…   [mappress] Source: ow, April 07, 2010;

  • 3 July 2012
    Grid Connection

    The Renewables-Grid-Initiative (RGI) welcomes the official announcement of the development of two interconnectors from Norway to the UK and from Norway to Germany by the Transmission System Operators (TSOs) National Grid, TenneT and Statnett. The interconnectors will contribute to a higher share and more stable uptake of energy from renewable sources in the regions and […]

  • 31 October 2011

    Statoil ASA (STL), Norway’s largest oil and natural gas company, is looking to develop offshore wind in Japan as that nation promotes more r… By Sally Bakewell (bloomberg) [mappress] Source: bloomberg, October 31, 2011;

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Nexans has completed the installation of the first four cables of the NordLink high voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea interconnector between Norway and Germany.

  • 21 August 2012

    The Humber has seen significant developments and growth in the renewable sector over the past few years and is slowly undergoing a transformation into a key player in the North Sea offshore wind arena. With the launch of the Humber Renewables brand earlier this year, Siemens’ Green Port Hull plans being given the green light, […]