Saturday, February 24, 2024

Norway

EU-Norway to enhance climate, energy cooperation

A delegation of the Norwegian government led by Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store with European Commission President President Ursula von der Leyen and with...

Despite heavy imports, France still biggest electricity exporter in Europe

France maintained its position as the biggest net exporter of power in Europe in the second half of 2021, despite an extreme reliance on...

Athens rocked by Biden’s nomination of political operative

After an extended period of uncertainty over who would be tapped, on October 8 US President Joe Biden announced his intention to nominate influential...

EU invests €122 million in low-carbon projects

The European Commission said on July 27 the EU is investing €118 million into 32 small innovative projects located in 14 EU Member States,...

Old allies, new ways: Reappraising European defense

On May 6, the European Council approved the participation of the United States, Canada and Norway in the Permanent Structured Cooperation’s (PESCO) Military Mobility...

ENI through Vargronn ink deal with Equinor for wind project offshore Norway

Italian energy major ENI said on May 6 Equinor and Vargronn, the Norwegian renewable energy company established by HitecVision and ENI, have signed a...

Denmark, Iceland and Norway suspend AstraZeneca vaccine rollout over blood clot fears

Denmark and Norway on Thursday temporarily suspended the use of AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine, following reports of the formation of blood clots among some people...

Europe builds 14.7 GW of new wind farms in 2020, 19% less due to COVID

Europe built 14.7 GW of new wind farms in 2020, which was 19% less than what was expected before COVID, statistics on wind energy...

Norway imposes new restrictions to halt third coronavirus wave

Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg on Sunday said that the country will impose new restrictions to prevent a resurgence in the spread of the...

Belarus buys oil from Norway as Russia halts supplies

Belarusian state-run oil company Belneftekhim started importing oil from Norway after its main oil provider, Russia, suspended its supplies. The company announced its subsidiary...

Jihadi spouse repatriation sparks government crisis in Norway

Norway’s right-wing Progress Party quit the governing coalition over the decision to repatriate an Islamic State wife and her two children. “I brought us into...

ENI’s Vår Energi gets 17 new exploration licenses in Norway

Italian energy major ENI through Vår Energi, jointly owned by ENI (69.6%) and by HitecVision (30.4%), will participate in a total of new 17...

Trump vs Nord Stream-2

At an early breakfast meeting with NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels on July 11, US President Donald J. Trump launched an attack on the...

EU hesitation puts Arctic plans on ice

BRUSSELS – The European Union needs to play an active role in the Arctic instead of simply observing the developments in the region, European...

Despite low oil prices, Russia makes fresh Arctic bid

Russia has reportedly submitted to the United Nations an updated bid for the extension of the continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean. Russian Minister...

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