By Natalia Chumakova, Maria Grabar and Lefteris Karagiannopoulos
OSLO, April 11 Swedish power producer Vattenfall
has commissioned a plant to test the storage in salt
of electricity from solar plants and wind turbines, hoping to
overcome the stop-start nature of green energy which is one of
its main disadvantages.
* Project already more than 10 years behind schedule
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OSLO Nasdaq will raise the amount of money Nordic power firms must hold in reserve in order to directly clear trades on the Nordic commodities exchange, Nasdaq said, after a trader's default last year rocked the exchange.
OSLO Norwegian energy regulator NVE has identified 13 areas it considers to be the most suitable for developing new onshore wind farms, mostly in the country's south, it said on Monday.
OSLO Almost 60 percent of all new cars sold in Norway in March were fully electric, the Norwegian Road Federation (NRF) said on Monday, a global record as the country seeks to end fossil-fueled vehicles sales by 2025. | Video
OSLO, March 27 Finland will subsidise seven wind
power projects which will increase the country's total wind
energy production capacity by about a quarter, the country's
ministry of economic affairs and employment said on Wednesday.
OSLO Norsk Hydro has agreed with Brazil's federal prosecutor to have a third-party technical assessment that, if positive, could lead to it resuming full production at the half-shut Alunorte alumina refinery, the company said on Tuesday.
BAALY, Norway Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway on Wednesday with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish. | Video
BENGALURU/OSLO Travel website Kayak is making changes to let customers exclude specific aircraft types from searches, and booking sites are looking to reroute passengers, after an unexplained Boeing jet crash that killed 157 people in Ethiopia.