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Lefteris Karagiannopoulos

Russia's Novatek starts shipping LNG from new small-scale plant: data

Apr 17 2019

By Natalia Chumakova, Maria Grabar and Lefteris Karagiannopoulos

CORRECTED-Vattenfall to test salt-based power storage technology

Apr 12 2019

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.

UPDATE 2-Fresh setback for Finland's delayed Olkiluoto 3 reactor

Apr 10 2019

* Project already more than 10 years behind schedule (Adds detail, quote)

Nasdaq to raise Nordic power traders' minimum equity to prevent defaults

Apr 08 2019

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.

Norway identifies 13 preferred areas for new wind power projects

Apr 01 2019

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.

Tesla boom lifts Norway's electric car sales to record market share

Apr 01 2019

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

Finland to back 7 projects to raise wind power capacity by a quarter

Mar 27 2019

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.

Norsk Hydro, Brazil prosecutor agree steps that could lead to Alunorte's full restart

Mar 26 2019

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.

Going 'Under': Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Mar 20 2019

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

Kayak soothes nervous Boeing flyers with airplane search filter

Mar 13 2019

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.

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