Tag: Norway

Nel Hydrogen receives $3M order from LanzaJet for containerized PEM electrolyser

Nel Hydrogen receives $3M order from LanzaJet for containerized PEM electrolyser

September 13, 2022 |

In Norway, Nel Hydrogen US has received a contract for a containerized PEM electrolyser from LanzaJet to be installed at the world’s first commercial “Alcohol-to-Jet” production plant for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), built by LanzaJet, an innovative leader in biofuel technology. Production capacity, when complete, will be 10 million gallons of SAF and renewable diesel […]

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Circa’s biobased levoglucosenone derivative used in new manufacturing method

Circa’s biobased levoglucosenone derivative used in new manufacturing method

June 13, 2022 |

In Norway, Circa Group AS announced that its levoglucosenone derivative, made from waste, non-food biomass, has been used as an intermediate in an award-winning manufacture process for an investigational drug for leukaemia. The 2022 Peter J. Dunn Award for Green Chemistry and Engineering Impact in the Pharmaceutical Industry recognised MSD for their work in developing […]

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Norske Skog opens new biocomposite plant

Norske Skog opens new biocomposite plant

May 31, 2022 |

In Norway, Minister of Trade and Industry, Jan Christian Vestre, officially opened the new biocomposite plant at Norske Skog Saugbrugs in Halden on May 16, 2022. Norske Skog sees great commercial and environmental potential in the production of biocomposite through the subsidiary CEBICO AS. Norske Skog’s biocomposite product CEBICO is a more sustainable alternative to […]

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Circa and Valmet to team on ReSolute project and future plants

Circa and Valmet to team on ReSolute project and future plants

May 30, 2022 |

In Norway, Circa and Valmet have signed a Heads of Agreement to realize and optimize the Furacell production process at scale through the ReSolute project and future large-scale plants. Valmet will be the main process technology and equipment supplier, and actively contribute to accelerating the development of Circa’s large-scale production plants. The cooperation considerably strengthens […]

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Vow ASA to build large-scale pyrolysis reactor

Vow ASA to build large-scale pyrolysis reactor

April 11, 2022 |

In Norway, large and increasing demand from industry to decarbonize, recycle carbon, and to secure access to reliable and locally produced CO2 neutral energy, has motivated cleantech provider Vow ASA to start building a large-scale pyrolysis reactor for production of biocarbon and syngas. The new reactor will be built and delivered by the end of […]

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Plant-based asphalt startup tells carbon to hit the road

Plant-based asphalt startup tells carbon to hit the road

March 21, 2022 |

In Norway, a startup has developed a road repair process that uses recycled asphalt and a proprietary plant-based adhesive that sequesters carbon, offering a greener alternative for the particularly polluting road construction market.  The company—appropriately named Carbon Crusher—starts by grinding up existing asphalt from stretches of road in need of repair. This reduces the emissions […]

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Norwegian designer revives lost art of Romanian hoof fungus

Norwegian designer revives lost art of Romanian hoof fungus

February 7, 2022 |

In Norway, up and coming designer Mari Koppanen is revisiting a mushroom leather that was once commonly used in the Transylvanian region.  She recently featured the nearly-lost technique in the Fomes furniture range. Comprising a stool and matching bench, the pieces were upholstered in amadou, a spongy, suede-like material made from Fomes fomentarius. The fungus’s […]

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Circa Group awarded $9.38M French grant for its ReSolute plant

Circa Group awarded $9.38M French grant for its ReSolute plant

February 3, 2022 |

In Norway, Circa Group AS has been awarded €8.2 million from the French government for the development of its ReSolute plant in Eastern France as part of the ‘France Relance’ program.  ‘France Relance’ is a 100 billion euro initiative to relaunch the French economy and help France emerge stronger from the Covid crisis. The program’s […]

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UECC takes delivery of world’s first dual-fuel LNG battery hybrid PCTC

UECC takes delivery of world’s first dual-fuel LNG battery hybrid PCTC

November 30, 2021 |

In Norway, UECC has taken delivery of the world’s first dual-fuel LNG battery hybrid PCTC that is set to provide significant gains in energy efficiency and emissions reduction as it enters service this year to boost the leading European shortsea ro-ro carrier’s bold effort to decarbonize its fleet. The vessel, to be named Auto Advance, […]

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New graphene-based sensor to monitor fresh food developed using Circa’s Cyrene solvent

New graphene-based sensor to monitor fresh food developed using Circa’s Cyrene solvent

October 28, 2021 |

In Norway, a new graphene-based sensor to monitor fresh food as it travels from farm to consumer has been developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia. The new technology uses Circa’s Cyrene solvent in a graphene ink formulation to produce the low-cost sensors, which can be printed onto food packaging to detect […]

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