Category Archives: Norway

Press Releases & News from Norway distributed via EuropaWire

Wireless Logic strengthens presence in the Nordic region with the acquisition of Com4

(PRESS RELEASE) HURLEY, UK, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leading IoT connectivity platform provider, Wireless Logic announces that it completed the acquisition of Norwegian MVNO with a focus on IoT and M2M communication Com4. The transaction which further expanded its … Read the full press release

DNV GL assessed the operational portfolio of independent renewable power producer T-Solar in Spain and Italy as part of the company’s preparation for potential investors

DNV GL’s vendors due diligence evaluated the operational portfolio of T-Solar in Spain and Italy with a total of forty-five existing photovoltaic projects totalling 173.8 MW of installed capacity and 1,287 MW of installed capacity in pipeline projects Due Diligence … Read the full press release

The “chart guru” Torsten Slok on his outlook for the coming year at SKAGEN’s New Year’s Conference

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, Norway, 17-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian fund management company, SKAGEN announces Torsten Slok as one of the speakers at its New Year Conference. Considered one of the world’s foremost banking economists, Torsten Slok will share his outlook … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement’s ambitious Brevik carbon capture and storage (CCS) project gets green light from the Norwegian parliament

(PRESS RELEASE) HEIDELBERG, 15-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — HeidelbergCement announces that its investment in a full-scale carbon capture facility in its Norcem plant in Brevik, Norway has received the approval from the Norwegian parliament. HeidelbergCement aims to capture of 400,000 tonnes … Read the full press release

DNV GL report forecasts strong future scenario for floating wind energy

Floating wind will play an important role in decarbonizing the global energy system, contributing 2% of the world’s power supply by 2050, but more comprehensive industry standards and risk management is required for the technology to scale. (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, … Read the full press release

An initiative in Brazil to promote income generation and training of seamstresses in the community where Hydro’s alumina refinery and aluminium plant work

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company, has announced it is part of “Travessia Barcarena” initiative, which aims at promoting income generation and training of seamstresses in the … Read the full press release

PGNiG Upstream Norway and AkerBP: successful discovery of gas and oil reserves in the PL127C licence in the Norwegian Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) WARSAW, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — PGNiG Upstream Norway (PUN), PGNiG S.A.’s subsidiary, in partnership with the operator Aker BP ASA, have completed the drilling of an exploration well in the Alve Nord East prospect, approximately 7 km north … Read the full press release

Hydro Volt pilot recycling plant for used electric car batteries receives support from Enova

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that its joint venture with Northvolt for planned pilot plant for recycling used electric car batteries from the Norwegian car market will receive more than 4 million EUR (NOK 43.5 million) … Read the full press release

DNV GL reviewed 216 MW solar energy assets in Spain for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 9-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has announced it performed a technical due diligence on an operational portfolio of 73 photovoltaic assets in Spain with a … Read the full press release

Hydro’s low-carbon aluminium and expertise selected for Arksen’s sustainable vessel project

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 4-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro, aluminium and renewable energy company, has been selected by UK-based marine adventure company Arksen to provide low-carbon aluminium and aluminium expertise for its sustainable vessel design. The partnership with aluminium producer Hydro … Read the full press release

New DNV GL Digital Features chapter: clear class foundation for three of the most essential building blocks of maritime digitalization

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 2-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The maritime industry is undergoing a massive shift as vessels transform into sophisticated sensor hubs, generating data and connecting through satellites in an expanding interconnected web. To enable the uptake of these systems … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s data platform Veracity now includes OREDA’s nearly four decades worth of data

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 26-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, an international accredited registrar and classification body, has announced that its Veracity data platform will now include offshore and onshore reliability data (OREDA), gathered by several oil and gas operators for … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to leverage Aker Carbon Capture’s expertise on CO2 solutions at its waste and bio energy plants across Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Norwegian Aker Carbon Capture to accelerate the evaluation of future carbon capture plants in Sweden and Northern Europe. Vattenfall aims to support its ambitions to … Read the full press release

Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited and NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS sign Memorandum of Understanding

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, UK / BERGEN, Norway, 21-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited (SCEU) and the Norwegian research institute, NORCE, have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which strengthens the two organisations’ commitment to ongoing collaboration in … Read the full press release

AutoSock sono conformi alla regolamentazione Svizzera riguardante le catene da neve

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 15-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Da oggi, le AutoSock sono riconosciute conformi alla regolamentazione Svizzera riguardante le catene da neve. Il Centro Svizzero per i Test Dinamici (Swiss Dinamic Test Center AG; DTC) ha emesso un certificato di … Read the full press release

Gråsjø and Trollheim hydro electric power plant dams and flood gate in Norway to be modernized by Skanska

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces contract with Statkraft Energi AS for the refurbishment and upgrade of four dams and one flood gate. The dams serve as reservoirs for Gråsjø and Trollheim … Read the full press release

DNV GL, SINTEF and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) form major partnership aimed at accelerating the adoption of CCUS technology in emissions-heavy industries

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, an international accredited registrar and classification body, SINTEF, one of Europe’s largest independent research organisations, and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), world´s most advanced and flexible test arena for CO2 capture technologies, … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s GreenPowerMonitor ranked #1 in Wood Mackenzie’s “Global solar PV monitoring update 2020”

#1 position among global independent software vendors (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has announced its GreenPowerMonitor (GPM) has been ranked #1, with 34 GW of … Read the full press release

Ørsted and Yara partner to replace fossil hydrogen with renewable hydrogen in the production of ammonia

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 5-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), a Norwegian chemical company leader in the production of fertilizers, has announced it will partner with Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), the world’s leading offshore wind developer, over developing a pioneering project … Read the full press release

Yara’s Durban plant awarded AA1000 certification for social and ethical standards

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 2-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian chemical company, Yara announces that its Industrial Solutions plant in South Africa has been awarded an AA1000 certification for social and ethical standards. It’s the first business within Yara, and only the … Read the full press release

Wayout’s advanced water purification system to be deployed in East Africa will rely on Telenor Connexion’s IoT connectivity powered by Ericsson IoT Accelerator

Powered by Ericsson IoT Accelerator, Telenor Connexion provides global connectivity to Wayout’s sustainable micro-factories Telenor Connexion to deliver cellular IoT connectivity management services, SIM cards and agreements with local operators Ericsson IoT Accelerator enables cost-efficient IoT connectivity management and operations … Read the full press release

Installation of the world’s longest electrically trace-heated subsea production pipeline in progress

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Neptune Energy announces that it has started the installation of the world’s longest heated subsea production pipeline in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The world’s longest heated subsea production pipeline is … Read the full press release

Citycon reports increase in tenant sales by 11% for the month of July

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon announces an 11% increase in its tenant sales on a total basis for the month of July compared to the same month in 2019. Sales increased by 8% for the same period … Read the full press release

DNV GL completes technical due diligence of Spain’s largest single wind farm on behalf of Banco de Sabadell and Bankia

The Gecama wind farm will provide clean energy to approximately 260,000 Spanish households (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 13-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body and part of Det Norske Veritas Holding … Read the full press release

Hydro to provide nearly EUR 4 million for the construction of technical school in the Barcarena area, Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 13-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company, has announced it has signed an agreement with the Government of Pará to include the Barcarena School of Work and Production, … Read the full press release

DNV GL report: we must transition to a clean energy future faster, much faster

Call for 10 times more solar power and five times more wind power, as well as a 50-fold increase in battery production for the 50 million electric vehicles needed every year for the next 10 years (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, The … Read the full press release

Euler Hermes on Norwegian government’s NOK 20 billion (~ EUR 1.9 billion) support of the intercompany trade credit market

Landmark NOK 20bn support scheme agreed between government and private sector insurers Norwegian businesses will continue to benefit from extensive credit cover as economy emerges from lockdown (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 24-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The world leader in trade credit … Read the full press release

NIB loans EUR 17 million to Moelven Industrier for new wood pellet and bioenergy plant at Sokna, Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 22-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The international financial institution with focus on the Nordic and Baltic countries The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has announced it will provide NOK 200 million (EUR 17.73 million) to Moelven Industrier ASA in … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s My Care™ methodology used to assess infection risk management onboard Color Line’s vessels

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 14-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has announced that Color Line, a cruiseferry line operating on routes to and from Norway, had its infection prevention program verified by DNV GL. … Read the full press release

Study: aluminum is both a climate-friendly and cost-reducing material choice for bridge building

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Norsk Hydro ASA (Hydro) has announced the release of a new study on how an aluminium bridge could be a cost-efficient and climate-friendly alternative for the new … Read the full press release