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11 01 2021 | 15:03

Activating ‘tipping points’ in society could push world towards greater climate action, researchers say.

The rapid decline of coal-fired power in the UK and petrol cars in Norway indicate how small policy changes can lead to dramatic climate action, researchers argue. Activating positive “tipping…

11 01 2021 | 14:22

Electric cars rise to record 54% market share in Norway.

Nordic country becomes first in the world where electric car sales outstrip those powered by other means. Norway became the first country in the world where the sale of electric cars has overtaken…

31 08 2020 | 10:22

Norway plans to drill for oil in untouched Arctic areas.

Critics say plan for fields off Svalbard threatens ecosystem and relations with Russia. Norway is planning to expand oil drilling in previously untouched areas of theArctic, a move campaigners say…

22 06 2020 | 07:58

Norway looks to tap into export markets with 4.5GW of potential offshore wind development.

Norway has opened two areas for offshore wind power developments in the North Sea, including one along its maritime border with Denmark, the energy ministry said on Friday. Western Europe’s largest…

19 05 2020 | 07:30

World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Dumps $3 Billion in Fossil Fuels.

Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund is doubling down on its climate action by making deeper cuts to its fossil fuel exposure.

02 05 2020 | 07:47

'Spectacular' artefacts found as Norway ice patch melts.

Discoveries exposed by retreating ice include snowshoe for horses and bronze age ski The retreat of a Norwegian mountain ice patch, which is melting because of climate change, has revealed a lost…

25 04 2020 | 12:13

Norway and the A-ha moment that made electric cars the answer.

A country fuelled by hydropower has become the world’s electric vehicle leader. In 1995, the lead singer of the 1980s band A-ha and the head of the Norwegian environmental group Bellona climbed…

04 04 2020 | 13:30

Iberdrola preps for floating wind demos in Norway, Spain.

Spanish power group Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE) on Monday (30 March) announced plans for two floating wind demonstration projects, including a 10-MW-plus pilot in Norway. In the Scandinavian country,…

09 01 2020 | 09:16

Equinor aims to cut emissions in Norway towards near zero in 2050.

Equinor has committed to slash greenhouse gas emissions in Norway. Equinor has launched a new climate ambition to reduce the absolute greenhouse gas emissions from its operated offshore fields and…

08 11 2019 | 06:03

New round in climate court case begins to appeal Norway oil drilling in Arctic.

A new round in the climate court case to stop the Norwegian Government drilling oil in the Arctic Ocean begins on Tuesday 5th November. On Tuesday, the next round will start in the climate court…

01 10 2019 | 10:42

Gabon will be paid by Norway to preserve its forests.

Gabon will become the latest African nation to receive funding to preserve its rainforests to mitigate the effects of climate change. As part of a 10-year deal announced on Sunday (Sept. 22), Norway …

14 09 2019 | 16:05

Latest and Biggest Energy-Positive Building in Norway Unveiled.

The building will generate more power over its lifetime than it consumes. A new office building called Powerhouse Brattørkaia was unveiled this week in Norway that is built on a design based on a…

05 07 2019 | 08:34

At Trondheim Conference, leaders, experts seek solutions to biodiversity loss.

Representatives from the Governments of around 110 countries, and several leading experts, will assemble in Trondheim July 2nd to 5th to look at how we can reverse the trend and stop the loss of…

19 06 2019 | 10:22

Green electricity from heat under the sea – Offshore geothermal energy.

Scientists from Iceland and oil nation Norway want to help the world to generate electricity from offshore geothermal heat sources – a process that causes no CO2 emissions or conflicts about…

31 05 2019 | 16:19

End of an era: Norway’s sovereign wealth fund divests from oil and gas.

With Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global’s cessation of investment into oil and gas exploration and production came some questions for the sector and those countries reliant on a profitable…

19 04 2019 | 12:30

Fossils ‘Surprised And Disappointed’ As Norway Turns Against Lofoten Islands Oil Drilling.

Fossils ‘Surprised And Disappointed’ As Norway Turns Against Lofoten Islands Oil Drilling

29 03 2019 | 07:13

Cutting-edge digitization of your O&M? Bazefield at Hall 3- Stand D30 at WindEurope.

The Bazefield software is the most flexible and comprehensive off-the-shelf system in the market. Scalable from a single farm to large portfolios, the system captures real-time data, monitors and…

20 03 2019 | 05:54

Norway calls for $1 trillion fund to sell some oil and gas stocks.

The government proposes to divest a reported $7.5 billion worth of shares in oil production, without banning mixed oil majors like Shell and Exxon Mobil. Norway is planning to ditch some oil and gas…

16 02 2019 | 11:18

Electric cars now cheaper than petrol or diesel alternatives, report finds

New research has found that electric cars are now cheaper to run compared to petrol and diesel alternatives. The study, commissioned by the International Council for Clean Transportation (ICCT),…

15 01 2019 | 12:15

Norway EV Sales Grow Dramatically to Nearly One-Third of All New Cars

Norway has cemented its position as the world leader in electric vehicle deployment with the news that 31.2% of the new cars sold across the country last year were all-electric, a dramatic increase…