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Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2012’

  • Siri Espedal Kindem blir fornybardirektør i Statoil

    Siri Espedal Kindem blir ny direktør for fornybar energi for Statoil. Hun er i dag direktør for teknologi-enheten innen forretningsområdet Teknologi, prosjekter og boring i samme selskap. AV: turid furdal <:article id=content sizset=”0″ data-widget-id=”art2995248″ sizcache0020545676061277107=”0″> <:section data-widget-id=”1717624×0″ data-ratio=”169″ data-width=”980″> Publisert:29 juni 2012 15:33Oppdatert:29 juni 2012 …

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  • Statkraft Reports Q2 Operating Loss in Wind Sector

    The second quarter of 2012 was characterised by low electricity prices in the Nordic region, but a significant portfolio of long-term power contracts and high production still ensured that the Group achieved satisfactory results. Underlying EBITDA and the pre-tax result were higher than in the …

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  • Japanese visit Norway to solve wind power conflict

    A domestic row about offshore wind turbine plans and fishing in Japan has caused 40 Japanese to visit the oil conference ONS to try to learn from Norway on neutral ground. The country’s 800 fishery cooperatives have been outraged since the Japanese Industry Ministry decided …

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  • Japanere til ONS for å løse vindkraft-konflikt

    I Japan skaper havvindmølle-planer konflikt med fiskerne. Derfor kommer 40 japanere til nøytral grunn på ONS for å lære av Norge. Etter at det japanske industridepartementet bestemte at det skal bygges en vindpark utenfor kysten av Fukushima-kraftverket, har landets 800 fiskerikooperativer vært i harnisk. Vindmøllene …

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  • Norway: Statkraft Reports Q2 Operating Loss in Wind Sector

      The second quarter of 2012 was characterised by low electricity prices in the Nordic region, but a significant portfolio of long-term power contracts and high production still ensured that the Group achieved satisfactory results. Underlying EBITDA and the pre-tax result were higher than in …

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  • Renewable-Energy Program Off To Strong Start

    http://e.nikkei.com/e/ac/tnks/Nni20120817D1708F04.htm  TOKYO (Nikkei)–A government power purchase program designed to spur renewable-energy projects has enjoyed smooth sailing since its launch on July 1, thanks in large part to high feed-in rates offered to power producers. Utilities received 33,695 applications to sell power in the first month …

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  • Sumitomo Wind Power Unit To Add 6 Turbines

    MITO (Nikkei)–Summit Wind Power Corp. plans to build six wind turbines in Kashima, Ibaraki Prefecture, for an estimated 4-5 billion yen, lifting its total generation capacity by 50% to 54,000kw — enough for roughly 30,000 households. After completing environmental assessment studies, the firm will brief …

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  • Norway: Kvaerner Pulls Out of Offshore Wind

    “The engagement in the wind industry will be discontinued,“ said the Norwegian fabricator Kvaerner in the 2nd quarter and half year 2012 report. The company has delivered 19 of 48 wind jackets including the transformer jacket for the Nordsee Ost project during the second quarter. …

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  • U.S. and Japan Complete Successful Field Trial of Methane Hydrate Production Technologies

    May 2, 2012 – 10:40am WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today the completion of a successful, unprecedented test of technology in the North Slope of Alaska that was able to safely extract a steady flow of natural gas from methane hydrates …

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  • Taiwan Plans 30MW Wind Tidal Project

    Within the next few years, Taiwan’s National Science Council is planning to harness the power of Kuroshio Current, writes DigiTimes news site. The Council has conducted a research in 2011, after which they have decided to invest around USD 100 million in a 30MW tidal …

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