Tag: Norway

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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Siglar Carbon launches free tool to estimate and compare emissions from tankers

Siglar Carbon launches free tool to estimate and compare emissions from tankers

October 25, 2021 |

In Norway, Siglar Carbon has launched a free tool for estimating and comparing emissions from tanker voyages. Using the Siglar Carbon Estimator to compare the carbon consequence of commercial decisions prior to fixing can unlock potential that lies within a commercial decarbonization of the shipping industry. The Siglar Carbon Estimator models carbon emissions specific to […]

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Norway mushroom materials startup attracts seed investment

Norway mushroom materials startup attracts seed investment

October 11, 2021 |

In Norway, startup NoMy has raised funds to develop and commercialize fungi-based materials for markets including food, materials, alternative protein and bioplastics.  Founded in 2020 and based in Oslo, NoMy says participants in the undisclosed seed funding include We Are Human, TRK, StartupLab Founders and Firda. The fungi is locally produced using no land or […]

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Statkraft signs 10-year deal to supply wind power to Neste’s Porvoo refinery

Statkraft signs 10-year deal to supply wind power to Neste’s Porvoo refinery

September 2, 2021 |

In Norway, Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer and marketer of renewable energy, and Neste have signed a 10-year power purchase agreement enabling the Finnish company to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with power from a Finnish wind farm under construction. Deliveries to Neste’s Porvoo refinery in Finland will start mid-2022 and the annual total volume of the […]

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Norway’s CO2 carbon capture, transport and storage project Longship Q&A

Norway’s CO2 carbon capture, transport and storage project Longship Q&A

August 15, 2021 |

In Norway, the government posted questions and answers about their fullscale CO2 carbon capture, transport and storage project Longship which will demonstrate the capture of CO2 from industrial sources, as well as transport and safe storage of CO2. The Norwegian government launched the Longship project on 21 September 2020. CO₂ will be captured at Norcem’s […]

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