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Press Releases & News from Norway distributed via EuropaWire

Chinese Solar Energy company Sungrow FPV gets DNV Statement of Conformity for its anchoring and mooring design methodology for FPV systems

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 8-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced it awarded a Statement of Conformity to the Chinese Solar Energy company Sungrow FPV, a provider of floating solar PV (FPV) for inland … Read the full press release

Equinor invites equity analysts to provide estimates for its third quarter adjusted results

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 8-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, has sent an invitation to analysts with coverage of the company to provide their … Read the full press release

Skanska buys development property in Bærum, Norway for about EUR 20.6 million from Norwegian real estate developer Profier

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it has acquired a development property for residential purpose in Bærum, Norway for some NOK 210M (SEK 210M / EUR … Read the full press release

Offshore wind: Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard lands EUR 140 million contract from Norwegian company Norwind Offshore

(PRESS RELEASE) TRIESTE, 5-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri S.p.A., one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups, has announced that its subsidiary Vard, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, has secured contracts for the design and … Read the full press release

New ABATE class notation by DNV aims at measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on offshore installations

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the introduction of new ABATE class notation designed to assist the owners and operators of offshore floating installations to identify and implement measures … Read the full press release

Yara to reduce ammonia production due to record high natural gas prices across Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, has announced it will reduce production of ammonia at a number of its plants due to record high natural gas prices in Europe, which are impacting … Read the full press release

Norlandia Preschools AS to acquire Norwegian preschool chain Gnist Barnehager AS

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 16-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Altor, a family of private equity funds focused on the Nordic region, has announced the sale of Norwegian preschool chain Gnist Barnehager AS (“Gnist”) to Norlandia Preschools AS (“Norlandia”). The sellers are the … Read the full press release

DNV report: grid-scale energy storage solutions key for the investors in renewables across Asia Pacific

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 15-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the release of its study “Energy Storage in the Asia Pacific Region”. According to the report investors in renewables are evaluating energy storage … Read the full press release

Yara ranked third among 100 largest companies on the Oslo Stock Exchange in ESG reporting

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara International, Norwegian chemical company, announces that it has been ranked among the top performers in a new report from The Governance Group evaluates and ranks the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting … Read the full press release

Equinor, Hydro and Panasonic explore options for a potential joint European battery business

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 26-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable … Read the full press release

Norway’s largest bus company to operate 13 new Setra S 531 DT double-decker buses on its express routes

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART/OSLO, 24-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EvoBus GmbH, the owner of the German bus brand Setra and a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG, has announced “Vy Buss AS”, Norway’s largest bus company, will be operating 13 new … Read the full press release

Hafslund Eco to supply 680 GWh of hydropower to Hydro as part of new 6 year contract

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 19-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hafslund Eco, Nordic region’s largest power company that only operates renewable energy, has announced it signed a long-term agreement with Hydro for the supply of 680 GWh of hydropower as part of a … Read the full press release

Hydro to support the development of multipurpose social centers for local communities in Belém in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 11-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced it will support with investments, engineering and equipment the TerPaz program in Belém in the state … Read the full press release

Rockegitarist-Sensasjon Rocky Kramer Har Fått Hovedrollen I Mutt Productions Filmen Rockin’ In Time

Den norske rockeren kjent for hans virtuose gitartalent og kraftige sangstemme skal spille hovedrollen i den nye Rockin’ In Time filmen (PRESS RELEASE) Hollywood, CA, United States, 3-Aug-20215 — /EuropaWire/ — Etter et krevende internasjonalt søk etter en “uslepen diamant” … Read the full press release

Hydro further invests at its Cressona facility in Pennsylvania

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces its EUR 41 million ($48.3 million) investment for asset modernization in Cressona, Pennsylvania, to support the growing transportation, distribution, and industrial market segments in North America. The company will continue its … Read the full press release

DNV appointed one of the auditors for the CrewSafe programme in South East Asia

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 28-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the world’s leading classification society and risk management expert, announces that it has been selected as an auditor in the multi-party backed CrewSafe programme. With this appointment, DNV embarks on an instrumental … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel acquires leading Norwegian perishables freight forwarder Salmosped

Salmosped specialises in salmon and seafood logistics Acquisition fosters the global presence in the salmon and seafood market (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 9-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company, Kuehne+Nagel announces that it has entered into a binding agreement … Read the full press release

Telenor Group divests its mobile operations in Myanmar to M1 Group

(PRESS RELEASE) FORNEBU, 8-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor Group announces that it has entered into an agreement with M1 Group for the sale of 100 percent of its mobile operations in Myanmar. The transaction is worth of a total consideration of 105 million … Read the full press release

DNV updates rules for ship classification with new class notations to tackle decarbonization challenge in the maritime industry

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading classification society, DNV announces the latest updates to its rules for ship classification, with a raft of new class notations, including “Fuel Ready” and “Gas fuelled ammonia” notations. The new updates … Read the full press release

New appointments at Yara’s Group Executive Board

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, announced it made the following appointments to its Group Executive Board effective 1 July 2021, to strengthen transformation focus and portfolio development. Lars Røsæg is appointed … Read the full press release

Euronext: Komplett goes public on Oslo Børs

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European stock exchange Euronext congratulates Komplett on its listing on Oslo Børs (ticker code: KOMPL). Komplett Group is a leading online-first electronics and IT products retailer with operations in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. … Read the full press release

DNV expands into digital health market with the acquisition of Imatis

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces that it will acquire Norwegian digital health pioneer Imatis as first step in its new and ambitious expansion plan into the e-health market. Imatis provides digital solutions to hospitals, municipalities and … Read the full press release

DNV and Keppel Offshore & Marine to promote the introduction of hydrogen as an energy source in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent expert in assurance and risk management, has announced it signed an agreement with Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), a world leader in providing total solutions to the offshore, marine … Read the full press release

Equinor aims at reducing net carbon intensity with 20% by 2030 and 40% by 2035

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced its strategy to accelerate the company’s transition while growing cash flow and returns. … Read the full press release

Yara EVP Communications & Procurement Pablo Barrera takes the role of Executive Director of social venture IMAGINE

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, has announced that its EVP Communications & Procurement Pablo Barrera will assume the role of Executive Director of social venture IMAGINE. At IMAGINE Food Collective he … Read the full press release

AqualisBraemar LOC appointed in designing Europe’s first emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going passenger and car ferry

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading independent global energy and marine consultancy, AqualisBraemar LOC announces that it has been appointed by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. (CMAL) to partner in designing Europe’s first emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going … Read the full press release

Statkraft’s Banja Floating Solar project in Albania starts generating renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) OLSO, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Generator of renewable energy, as well as Norway’s largest and the Nordic region’s third largest energy producer, Statkraft and Norwegian supplier Ocean Sun, announce the start of commercial operations at the first unit … Read the full press release

Equinor ASA nomination committee recommends its corporate assembly to re-elect all the shareholder elected members of Equinor ASA’s board of directors

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 1-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR),Norway-based energy company with a proud history (formerly Statoil), has announced that its nomination committee recommends its corporate assembly to re-elect all the shareholder elected members of Equinor ASA’s board … Read the full press release

Equinor, RWE Renewables and Hydro REIN to jointly submit application to develop offshore wind farm in the Norwegian North Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 26-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor announces signing of collaboration agreement with RWE Renewables and Hydro REIN for offshore wind in Norway. The partners have strong expertise in all parts of the offshore wind value chain from development, … Read the full press release

Hydro welcomes the European Commission’s intention to impose antidumping duties on Chinese aluminium converter foil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro Rolling, leading manufacturer of advanced rolled aluminium products, has welcomed the announcement of the European Commission on May 21 of its intention to impose antidumping duties of 16-29.1% on aluminium converter foil … Read the full press release