Tag: Norway

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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Oslo bus company goes back to fossil fuels after hefty tax bill levied on biofuels

Oslo bus company goes back to fossil fuels after hefty tax bill levied on biofuels

July 12, 2021 |

In Norway, the Aftenposten newspaper reports Oslo bus company Ruter has decided that more bus routes must change from renewable biodiesel to ordinary diesel, according to an internal memo seen by Aftenposten, to avoid an extra tax bill of up to $86.4 million. Last year, the Norwegian government added a tax to liquid biofuels when […]

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Norway moves forward with hydrogen roadmap

Norway moves forward with hydrogen roadmap

June 13, 2021 |

In Norway, the government published a road map for hydrogen with a short-term ambition to establish hubs for hydrogen in the area of maritime transport and to boost hydrogen research and longer-term goal for Norway to be a low-emission society by 2050. The vision presented in the roadmap is that by 2050 a market for […]

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Denmark, Norway, and the United States to lead zero-emission shipping mission

Denmark, Norway, and the United States to lead zero-emission shipping mission

June 6, 2021 |

In Europe and the U.S., the governments of Denmark, Norway, and the United States, along with the Global Maritime Forum and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, will lead a new Zero-Emission Shipping Mission as part of Mission Innovation which aims to accelerate international public-private collaboration to scale and deploy new green […]

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Tereos’ vinasse used in new novel protein production trial

Tereos’ vinasse used in new novel protein production trial

May 6, 2021 |

In Norway, Nutreco’s aquaculture division Skretting will validate Finnish biotech start-up eniferBio’s new novel ingredient Pekilo protein through salmon feeding trials held in R&D facilities at the Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre (ARC) in Norway. To prepare for the trial, eniferBio is teaming up with Tereos to supply Pekilo mycoprotein for the validation testing. To start […]

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