Posts tagged: Norway

Norway’s Statkraft plans $8 billion green energy drive

State-owned electricity company plans hydro and wind projects following cash boost from Parliament By Sophie Yeo Norway’s state owned electricity company Statkraft has revealed plans to invest US$8.1 billion in renewable energy projects. The clean investment strategy was announced following a decision by the Norwegian government to make a  $1.3 billion cash injection into Statkraft. […]

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Biochar to cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Guest Post It is no secret that our world has been affected by high levels of greenhouse gas emissions. Whether they are emitted on a larger scale or produced from our cars and homes, we are constantly searching for a solution. This is where Biochar comes in. This charcoal material acts as a soil amendment […]

BioAsphalt – A Renewable Construction Material

Courtesy: Guest Post by Randy West Conventional asphalt is petroleum based and it contains toxic, heavy metals including nickel, lead, mercury, and arsenic just to name a few. It doesn’t take a M.D. to imagine the negative environmental and health impacts cause by utilizing traditionally manufactured asphalt. Today’s ‘green revolution’ has brought about an […]

Floating tidal power plant opened in Norway

Renewable Energy Focus – Floating tidal power plant opened in Norway Hydra Tidal’s floating tidal power plant, Morild II, has been officially opened in Gimsøystraumen in Lofoten, Northern Norway. Tweet