Norway

Norwegian thermal battery team seals EUR110m financial investment
The new deal makes Infracapital the largest investor in EnergyNest
Apr 12, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Thermal, Europe, Norway, EnergyNest, Christian Thiel
European storage market 'set to double in 2021'
Grid secondary services in markets including the UK, Italy as well as Nordics are driving growth, states report from EASE
Mar 23, 2021 // Storage, Sweden, UK, Italy, Europe, Norway, EASE, Jon Ferris
Norwegian Li-ion Battery Major Freyr Gets Govt Grant To Scale Up
Norway's Freyr battery (no connection to solar EPC Freyr Energy Solutions in India) has received a grant from Norway's ministry of climate as well as atmosphere, through Enova SF, of NOK-142-million (Rs 1300 crores) to start service a clean battery cell production plant in Mo i Rana, Nordland region. Freyr AS has actually set a target of ending up being a leading battery supplier in Europe, with a 40 GW/h capacity by 2025.
Mar 4, 2021 // Storage, Europe, Norway, ReNew Power, Li-ion Battery, SPAC, EV subsidy, Freyr battery
REC Group claims least expensive carbon impact for silicon
Tiny polysilicon producer REC Solar Norway has actually asserted a carbon footprint of 11.2 kg CO2-eq per kg silicon, which was validated by EPD Norway and released Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for solar grade silicon and for multicrystalline silicon blocks made by REC.
Feb 23, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Europe, polysilicon, REC Solar, Norway
Residential solar company Otovo wraps up EUR-35m placement
European household solar firm Otovo today said it has actually finished an exclusive placement that was numerous times oversubscribed and also brought NOK 358 million (USD 42.3 m/EUR 34.9 m) for the Norway-based firm as well as marketing shareholders.
Feb 12, 2021 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Spain, Sweden, France, Italy, Poland, Europe, Norway, Otovo
Equinor, Hydro, Panasonic discover battery options
Trio to examine possibilities for establishing a European service based in Norway
Nov 18, 2020 // Storage, Panasonic, Europe, Norway, Equinor, Mototsugu Sato, Arvid Moss, Allan Swan
Eni and HitecVision brand-new Renewable Energy JV "Vårgrønn" in Norway
The brand-new joint venture will certainly focus on renewable energy projects
Nov 12, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Europe, Norway, Eni, Renewable Energy, green energy, HitecVision, Olav Hetland, Ole Ertvaag, Vårgrønn
An optimistic-- yet sensible-- point of view for sodium batteries
International researchers have evaluated the possibility of sodium-based power storage space and discovered current technical developments have gotten here faster than those for the lithium-ion batteries which have actually been researched for three decades. Issues continue to be, nonetheless, prior to sodium comprises a corresponding alternative to lithium.
Sep 24, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Spain, France, Germany, UK, Europe, Norway, sodium batteries
Prepare for Norwegian graphite battery manufacturing facility
Norwegian polysilicon manufacturer as well as silicon organisation Elkem is preparing to build a manufacturing facility in Herøya.
Aug 19, 2020 // Manufacturing News, China, Europe, polysilicon, Asia, silicon, Norway, Elkem
REC Silicon sells last remnants of Moses Lake polysilicon
The Norwegian firm mothballed its Washington State facility greater than a year ago as well as is currently reliant on semiconductor-grade poly as well as silane gas generated at its fab in Butte, Montana-- a center for which business claims it has received plenty of interest from possible buyers.
Aug 5, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, Washington, Europe, polysilicon, Montana, North America, Norway, REC Silicon
Northvolt secures $1.6 bn support for twin battery gigafactories
In a little over ten years, Northvolt aims to pour 150 GWh of batteries onto the European market, each year. The firm is also functioning to resource end-of-life batteries for half its raw materials.
Jul 29, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, NORTHVOLT, Sweden, Germany, Poland, Europe, Norway, Alexander Hartman, Peter Carlsson
Enel joins the Indian solar gold rush
The Italian utility, fresh from safeguarding its initial 300 MW of PV generation capability in the nation in a current, record-setting tender, has actually partnered with the state-owned Norwegian Investment Fund to devote to additional clean energy facilities in India.
Jul 9, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Italy, India, Enel, SECI, tender, Europe, Asia, Antonio Cammisecra, Solarpack, Norway
Seasonal storage: options to the option
In an update to a report it released earlier this year, Norway-headquartered consultancy DNV GL laid out the role it sees for both seasonal heat storage as well as pumped hydro to aid take care of the 1.4 TW of variable renewable resource capacity it forecasts to be connected to European electrical power grids by 2050. DNV GL maintains the initial report's verdict that where seasonal storage space is concerned, hydrogen will be the first option.
Jul 3, 2020 // Storage, Europe, hydrogen, DNV GL, Norway
European consortium bid to bring 25.4%- effective heterojunction-IBC solar cell into automation
The EU-funded Nextbase project intends to produce heterojunction, interdigitated back-contact solar components for less than EUR0.275/ W. Solar panels including the Nextbase cell tech are anticipated to have a conversion effectiveness of 23.2%, according to the European Commission.
Jun 22, 2020 // Manufacturing News, France, Germany, Italy, Europe, heterojunction, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Czechia
Northvolt and also light weight aluminum firm plot Norwegian EV recycling plant
The sustainable lithium-ion battery producer wishes to secure raw materials to reuse right into its items and also will certainly tap among the globe's most innovative electrical lorry markets for its end-of-life batteries.
Jun 1, 2020 // Storage, NORTHVOLT, Sweden, Europe, lithium-ion battery, Norway, EV, recycling plant