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Aluminium Giant Hydro Collaborates with HILT CRC on Emission Reduction

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a global aluminium producer, has partnered with the Heavy Industry Low-carbon Transition Cooperative Research Centre (HILT CRC) to advance decarbonization efforts. Through this collaboration, Hydro aims to leverage research expertise and innovative technologies to reduce emissions in … Read the full press release

Hydro Expands Commitment to Green Transition with First Suppliers Hub Membership

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a leader in low-carbon aluminum production, has joined the First Suppliers Hub, a tool launched at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos. The hub streamlines the transition from climate commitments to action for companies dedicated … Read the full press release

Hydro Tests Emission-Free Plasma Technology to Revolutionize Aluminium Production

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a leading aluminium producer, is making significant strides in its quest to achieve zero CO2 emissions in aluminium production. The company is testing emission-free plasma technology in its Sunndal casthouse, aiming to electrify the energy-intensive aluminium remelting … Read the full press release

Hydro Reduces Carbon Footprint of Hydro CIRCAL Recycled Aluminum to 1.9 kg CO2e/kg

(IN BRIEF) Hydro has achieved a significant reduction in the carbon footprint of its Hydro CIRCAL recycled aluminum, lowering it to 1.9 kg of CO2e/kg aluminum from the previous 2.3 kg of CO2e/kg. This achievement is the result of advancements … Read the full press release

Hydro Completes $1.11 Billion Sale of Stake in Brazilian Alumina Refinery and Bauxite Producer

(IN BRIEF) Norwegian aluminum company Hydro has successfully concluded a $1.11 billion transaction involving the sale of a 30% interest in the Brazilian alumina refinery, Hydro Alunorte, as well as Hydro’s 5% stake in bauxite producer Mineracão Rio do Norte … Read the full press release

Hydro Unveils Ambitious Plans for Greener Aluminium and Sustainable Growth

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a leading global aluminium company, has announced its strategic direction for the coming decade, focusing on capturing opportunities in the growing demand for low-carbon aluminium. The company aims to achieve this by stepping up its efforts in … Read the full press release

Oman’s Sanvira Tech Inks Deal to Supply Carbon Anodes to Hydro’s Norwegian Smelters

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a global aluminium producer, has signed a significant agreement with Sanvira Tech LLC to secure a stable supply of carbon anodes from Oman for its Norwegian aluminium smelters. The contract spans eight years with extension options and … Read the full press release

Hydro Marks 10-Year Investment Milestone in Brazilian Biodiversity Research Consortium

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, the Norwegian aluminum company, has celebrated a decade of investment in the Pará Biodiversity Research Consortium (BRC) in Brazil, amounting to approximately BRL 15 million. Over the years, the BRC has transformed from a formal agreement into … Read the full press release

Hydro Faces Power Supply Disruption as Markbygden Ett Enters Reorganization

(IN BRIEF) Norwegian company Hydro is grappling with a potential disruption in its power supply as Markbygden Ett AB, a power supplier with whom Hydro has a long-term contract, enters into a company reorganization process under the Swedish Reorganization Act. … Read the full press release

Macquarie Asset Management to Acquire Nearly 50% Stake in Hydro’s Renewable Energy Arm

(IN BRIEF) Macquarie Asset Management has inked an agreement with Hydro, a prominent Norwegian aluminum and renewable energy company, to purchase a 49.9 percent ownership interest in Hydro’s renewable energy subsidiary, Hydro Rein, for $332 million. This deal values Hydro … Read the full press release

Hydro Invests €3 Million in State-of-the-Art Water Treatment Plant in Schwandorf, Germany

(IN BRIEF) Hydro is dedicating €3 million to construct a new water treatment plant at its Schwandorf legacy site in Germany. The legacy site, acquired by Hydro in 2002, holds bauxite residue from operations by VAW from the 1930s to … Read the full press release

Hydro’s Norwegian Aluminium Smelters Lead the Way with New Energy Efficiency Measures

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a leading aluminium producer, is taking significant steps to enhance energy efficiency across its five aluminium smelters in Norway. The measures will lead to a reduction in electricity consumption, starting with the installation of LED lights and … Read the full press release

Hydro’s Sunndal Aluminium Plant Aims to Cut Emissions with Local Biomethane Integration

(IN BRIEF) Hydro’s aluminum plant in Sunndal, Norway, aims to replace fossil fuels with local biomethane resources to cut emissions in the production process. The initiative is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by 20,000 tonnes annually, contributing to Hydro’s goal … Read the full press release

Hydro Initiates Greener Sweden Project, Transitioning to Renewable Energy in Swedish Factories

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a company specializing in aluminium solutions, has commenced the installation of solar panels and battery storage systems at its Swedish extrusions’ factories in Vetlanda, Sjunnen, and Finspång. The project, named Greener Sweden, aims to transition these factories … Read the full press release

Hydro Achieves Global Industry Standard Compliance for Tailings Facilities

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a mining company, has announced that all of its tailings facilities with the highest potential consequences in the event of a failure are now in compliance with the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management (GISTM). The company … Read the full press release

Hydro Invests €6 Million to Upgrade Aluminum Extrusion Plant in Lucé, France

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a leading aluminum company, is investing NOK 67 million (EUR 6 million) to upgrade its aluminum extrusion plant in Lucé, France. The investment aims to improve the plant’s equipment, buildings, and infrastructure, enhancing its potential to become … Read the full press release

Hydro Partners with SolarDuck and TNB for Offshore Floating Solar Energy Project in Malaysia

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a global aluminium supplier, has signed a letter of intent to collaborate with SolarDuck and subsidiaries of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) on an offshore floating solar energy project in Malaysia. The partnership aims to advance offshore floating … Read the full press release

Hydro to Construct State-of-the-Art Aluminum Recycling Plant in Spain

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a global leader in aluminum production, has signed an agreement to purchase land in Torija, Spain, where it plans to build a state-of-the-art aluminum recycling plant. The facility will have an annual capacity of 120,000 tonnes and … Read the full press release

Major Renewable Energy Push: Repsol Unveils 1,768 MW Wind and Solar Projects in Italy

(IN BRIEF) Repsol is set to develop renewable energy projects in Italy, totaling 1,768 MW. The portfolio will consist of 943 MW of wind projects and 825 MW of photovoltaic solar projects. Over 60% of the projects are in advanced … Read the full press release

RWE Advances Growing Green Ambitions: Expands Renewable Energy Holdings and Achieves Strong Q1 Performance

(IN BRIEF) RWE, the European energy company, is rapidly implementing its Growing Green strategy with substantial investments in the first quarter of 2023. The company added 4.9 GW to its green portfolio, spending €8.0 billion on acquisitions, including the Con … Read the full press release

Glencore joins Alunorte, MRN joint ventures with Hydro after stake acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Glencore has agreed to acquire a 30% stake in Alunorte and a 45% stake in Mineracão Rio do Norte from Norsk Hydro for a combined equity value of approximately USD 775 million. Completion of the transaction is expected … Read the full press release

Hydro’s Mexican aluminium plant certified by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

(IN BRIEF) Hydro Precision Tubing Reynosa in Mexico has become Hydro’s first aluminium extrusion plant in North America to be certified according to the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standard. ASI aims to incorporate sustainability and human rights principles in … Read the full press release

Hydro’s CIRCAL 100R aluminum helps to decarbonize Europe’s building industry

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, the Norwegian aluminium producer, has delivered its first ever batch of aluminium profiles made with 100% recycled post-consumer aluminium to the Innovationsbogen project in Augsburg, Germany. Through its building system brand WICONA, the company will provide door, … Read the full press release

Hydro Acquires 12% Stake in Lithium de France for Sustainable Battery Material Expansion

(IN BRIEF) Norwegian company Hydro has acquired a 12% stake in Lithium de France as part of its strategic expansion in sustainable battery materials. Lithium de France is developing technology and methods to extract heat and lithium from geothermal brines, … Read the full press release

Cyber Security Manager at Hydro Named Among Top 50 Women in Tech in Norway on International Women’s Day

(IN BRIEF) Henriette Borgund, Cyber Security Manager and Ethical Hacker at Hydro, has been recognized as one of the top 50 women in tech in Norway. The list is compiled by Abelia, the business association of Norwegian knowledge and technology-based … Read the full press release

Die norwegische Regierung gewährt Hydro 141 Mio. NOK für die HalZero-Testanlage

(IN KÜRZE) Hydro, ein norwegisches Aluminiumunternehmen, investiert in eine Testanlage, um seine HalZero-Produktionstechnologie für die kohlenstofffreie Produktion von Primäraluminium zu entwickeln. Die norwegische Regierung hat 141 Millionen NOK für den Bau der Anlage bewilligt, die voraussichtlich etwa 400 Millionen NOK … Read the full press release

Norwegian government grants Hydro NOK 141m for HalZero test facility

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a Norwegian aluminium company, is investing in a test facility to develop its HalZero production technology for zero-carbon primary aluminium production. The Norwegian government has granted NOK 141 million for the construction of the facility, which is … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power Sets Ambitious Goal to Reach 75 GW of Renewables by 2025

(IN BRIEF) Enel Green Power (EGP) set a new record in 2022 by building 5,223 MW of new renewable capacity, including 387 MW of battery energy storage systems. The new capacity includes over 80 plants, mainly solar and wind. EGP … Read the full press release

Norsk Hydro Leads the Charge in the Green Transition with Investments in Low-Carbon Aluminium Production

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian company that produces aluminium and renewable energy, is investing in new technology to produce low-carbon aluminium. The company has initiated projects worth NOK 3 billion (~ EUR … Read the full press release

Norsk Hydro ist mit Investitionen in die kohlenstoffarme Aluminiumproduktion führend beim grünen Übergang

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) OSLO, 29-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), ein norwegisches Unternehmen, das Aluminium und erneuerbare Energie herstellt, investiert in neue Technologie zur Herstellung von kohlenstoffarmem Aluminium. Das Unternehmen hat in den letzten zwei Jahren in seinen Aluminiumwerken in … Read the full press release

Nearly half a kilometer long unique solar fence will help lowering the emissions of Hydro’s extrusion plant in Offenburg, Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced that its extrusion plant in Offenburg, Germany will install a 426 meter long solar … Read the full press release

Una cerca solar única de casi medio kilómetro de largo ayudará a reducir las emisiones de la planta de extrusión de Hydro en Offenburg, Alemania

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) OSLO, 20-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), una empresa noruega de aluminio y energía renovable comprometida con un futuro sostenible, ha anunciado que su planta de extrusión en Offenburg, Alemania, instalará una valla solar … Read the full press release

H2 Green Steel and Hydro Havrand partnership eye green hydrogen production at scale

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 13-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced that its renewable hydrogen subsidiary Hydro Havrand will enter into a partnership with H2 … Read the full press release

Die Partnerschaft von H2 Green Steel und Hydro Havrand strebt die Produktion von grünem Wasserstoff in großem Maßstab an

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) OSLO, 13-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), ein norwegisches Unternehmen für Aluminium und erneuerbare Energien einer nachhaltigen Zukunft verpflichtet, hat angekündigt, dass seine Tochtergesellschaft für erneuerbaren Wasserstoff, Hydro Havrand, eine Partnerschaft mit H2 Green Steel eingehen … Read the full press release

Hydro to switch to 100 percent locally produced power from renewable energy sources for its aluminium manufacturing plants in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 27-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced its intention to to switch to 100 percent locally produced power from renewable energy … Read the full press release

Hydro towards more sustainable aluminium: 25 sustainability projects worth more than EUR 1 billion in investments

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 27-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced that the company is currently dealing with more than 25 sustainability related projects worth … Read the full press release

Hydro für nachhaltigeres Aluminium: 25 Nachhaltigkeitsprojekte mit einem Investitionsvolumen von über 1 Milliarde Euro

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) OSLO, 27-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), ein norwegisches Unternehmen für Aluminium und erneuerbare Energien engagiert sich für eine nachhaltige Zukunft, hat bekannt gegeben, dass das Unternehmen derzeit mehr als 25 nachhaltigkeitsbezogene Projekte im Wert von … Read the full press release

Hydro to expand aluminium extrusion capacity at its plant in Rackwitz, Germany

The Rackwitz plant is one of four in the company’s DACH organization, which serves extrusion customers in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 22-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company … Read the full press release

Hydro erweitert die Aluminium-Strangpresskapazität in seinem Werk in Rackwitz, Deutschland

Das Werk Rackwitz ist eines von vier in der DACH-Organisation des Unternehmens, das Extrusionskunden in Österreich, Deutschland und der Schweiz beliefert. (PRESSEMITTEILUNG) OSLO, 22-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), ein norwegisches Unternehmen für Aluminium und erneuerbare Energien … Read the full press release

Brazil’s largest producer of primary aluminium Albras restores full production following power failure earlier this year

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced a full restoration of the production at Brazil’s largest producer of primary aluminium Albras, … Read the full press release