Tag: Norway

Bruks Siwertell to supply tech to Silva Green Fuel 2G demo plant

Bruks Siwertell to supply tech to Silva Green Fuel 2G demo plant

August 12, 2020 |

In Norway, due to launch in autumn 2021, the Silva Green Fuel plant will serve as a demonstrator for the latest technologies in second-generation biofuel production, and its owners have turned to Bruks Siwertell to supply the wood-processing and handling equipment for the plant. This substantial contribution to the project will see Bruks Siwertell deliver […]

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Norsk e-Fuel planning Europe’s first commercial H2-based renewable aviation fuel facility

Norsk e-Fuel planning Europe’s first commercial H2-based renewable aviation fuel facility

June 10, 2020 |

In Norway, Norsk e-Fuel is planning Europe’s first commercial plant for hydrogen-based renewable aviation fuel in Norway. The first plant with a production capacity of 10 million liters annually will go into operation in 2023. This plant will be upscaled 10-fold to produce 100 million liters of renewable fuel before 2026. The Herøya plant will […]

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Port of Oslo contracts for hybrid patrol boat that will be fueled by biodiesel

Port of Oslo contracts for hybrid patrol boat that will be fueled by biodiesel

June 10, 2020 |

In Norway, the Port of Oslo has signed a contract with Maritime Partner AS in Aalesund, Norway to purchase a new hybrid boat for delivery early 2021. The new boat will be used for port surveillance as well as escorting of larger vessels sailing in the harbor. The boat will be on the fjord every […]

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Equinor announces plans to boost low-carbon and zero-carbon marine fuels

Equinor announces plans to boost low-carbon and zero-carbon marine fuels

June 8, 2020 |

In Norway, on the UN’s World Oceans Day, Equinor is launching its ambitions for reducing own emissions from ships and how the company will contribute to decarbonizing shipping. Equinor has set the following ambition for its maritime activity: • By 2030: Halving maritime emissions in Norway compared to 2005 emissions. • By 2050: Halving global […]

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Norway’s Vow to provide Czech Republic’s Unipetrol with pyrolysis testing unit

Norway’s Vow to provide Czech Republic’s Unipetrol with pyrolysis testing unit

February 26, 2020 |

In Norway, Vow ASA, through its subsidiary ETIA, has been awarded a contract to provide a pyrolysis testing unit for processing of waste plastics and polymers for Unipetrol in the Czech Republic. Unipetrol is a part of PKN ORLEN group, a leading player in the fuels and energy markets. Unipetrol is the largest refining and petrochemical […]

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Norwegian aviation biofuel project using salmon waste under development

Norwegian aviation biofuel project using salmon waste under development

January 14, 2020 |

In Norway, Biokraft has teamed with the Norwegian research and innovation organization SINTEF and potentially a German technical partner to build a pilot plant that would produce aviation fuel from salmon processing waste in central Norway. Financing for the facility that is expected to produce 10,000 metric tons of fuel annually is yet to be […]

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Norway proposes over $70M for CO2 capture and storage

Norway proposes over $70M for CO2 capture and storage

January 11, 2020 |

In Norway, the government proposes to allocate a total of 628 million NOK or $70.6 million USD, for the development of carbon capture and storage. The case will be presented to the Parliament. The government has stated that an investment decision can be made in 2020/2021. The government has already spent large sums on research […]

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Airlines bracing for higher fuels costs with Norway’s 0.5% aviation biofuel blending mandate

Airlines bracing for higher fuels costs with Norway’s 0.5% aviation biofuel blending mandate

November 21, 2019 |

In Norway, Reuters reports that airlines believe they will have access to sufficient, although expensive, supplies of aviation biofuel by year’s end in order to comply with the country’s 0.5% blending mandate for airplanes that will come into effect on January 1. Currently, aviation biofuel is about four times the price as conventional jet fuel, […]

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Hurtigruten trialing first Norwegian cruise ship running on biodiesel

Hurtigruten trialing first Norwegian cruise ship running on biodiesel

October 30, 2019 |

In Norway, on the way to the goal of becoming completely emission free, Hurtigruten has as the first Norwegian cruise line started testing biodiesel on board the ship MS Polarlys. This fuel can potentially reduce emissions with 95 percent. MS Polarlys has successfully been testing the use of Biodiesel the last few weeks and will […]

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Norway looking at potential biodiesel and biogas mandates for marine transportation

Norway looking at potential biodiesel and biogas mandates for marine transportation

October 8, 2019 |

In Norway, Maritime Executive reports that as part of the government’s action plan for green shipping that aims to reduce carbon emissions from shipping by 30% by 2030, the national environmental agency together with the maritime authority will look at the possibility of a blending mandate for biodiesel and biogas in shipping. The country is […]

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