Technical advisor DNV will support the development of an optimal design and network routing plan for integrating large-scale offshore wind into the power grid. DNV will also study how to minimize renewables integration costs.

Elkem is already well-positioned with long-term power contracts in Norway, having secured more than 80 per cent of its electricity supply in the country at competitive rates. The new contract secures additional predictability for a total of 3 TWh in the period 2024-2033, supporting continued long-term operations and enabling new investments at the plant. Elkem […]

Norwegian boat-handling system supplier Vestdavit is targeting further growth in davit sales to the offshore wind sector, driven by increasing demand from SOV operators for its robust and proven solutions, after racking up a record MNOK 185 in new orders in 2022. The increase in Vestdavit’s orderbook was fuelled by growth in both its core […]

Norwegian Government issued a consultation paper with a proposal for changes to the licensing process for onshore wind power projects. The main take-away is that the proposal will significantly increase the municipalities’ influence over new projects, as new municipal planning and zoning requirements must be concluded before a specific wind power project may be granted a license in accordance with the Energy Act.