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Norwegians have been snapping up electric cars: In the last three months of 2013, the Tesla Model S and Nissan Leaf outsold all other cars, including conventionally fueled models. But rather than environmental concerns,

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In the US shale natural gas is now dominating pricing and supply. In Europe the king had been Russia natural gas. Norway overtook Russia as the main supplier of the European Union’s natural gas in 2012 as stated by the Read more…


Norway has announced plans to nearly double its carbon tax on the nation’s offshore petroleum sector to create a £1 billion fund to help combat the effects of climate change, including in developing nations. In a draft budget released this Read more…


The Norwegian government last week launched a global initiative to finance access to renewable energy, energy efficiency and low carbon development in developing countries. The launch took place during a conference organized by the International Energy Agency and


The vast majority of new offshore wind turbines built in European waters this year have been installed in the UK, according to the European Wind Energy Association. Of 108 new turbines installed off the European coast during the first half Read more…


Starting in 2006, the government of Norway created a target of reaching 30 Terra Watt hours of elevated annual production of energy efficiency and renewable energy by 2016. Currently, the power system in Norway is hydropower dominated. Over the last Read more…


The Norwegian government has delayed until 2014 a highly touted project to capture and sequester carbon dioxide on a large scale, saying the project had become too complex to develop in the next several years. The project, to be located Read more…

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