Tag: hydro

Renewables: if not now, when?

In these times of pandemic, scarcity and war, energy and electricity prices have soared. Sanctions against Russia will oblige Europe to source its energy elsewhere, and this will take time.
LM Wind Power’s 107 m blade being manufactured in Cherbourg, France Photo: LM Wind Power.

Where is renewable energy heading?

At the end of last year, an event occurred that is probably more important for renewable energy than various recent technological advances
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Worlds’ first wind/hydro hybrid plant

Thinking outside the box has produced the worlds´ first ever combined wind & hydro power plant. Located in Germany, it could provide an answer to the problem of how to even out the peaks and troughs of renewable power generation technologies while provided clean green energy.

Holmestrand accident claims life

On the morning of 22 April 2008, a 25yr old man died from the injuries he suffered after being run over by a fork-lift truck in Hydro's Holmestrand rolling mill south of Oslo, Norway.

Hydro to merge with Statoil

The Board of Directors of Hydro and Statoil have agreed to recommend to their shareholders a merger of Hydro’s oil and gas activities with Statoil, creating the world’s largest offshore operator with a strengthened platform for future growth.

Norway: underwater production system

Hydro has awarded the contract for supply of underwater production systems for the satellite field Oseberg Delta in the North Sea to FMC Kongsberg Subsea AS.

Norway: modules and platform modifications

Hydro (Norway) has awarded Vetco Aibel (Norway) AS a contract for construction of two modules and platform modifications on the Njord A platform in the Norwegian Sea.

Norway: Fram East contract

Hydro has awarded Aker Kvaerner the contract for reconstruction of the Troll C platform in order to produce oil from the satellite field Fram East.

Norway: another Ormen Lange contract

Hydro intends to give Aker Kvaerner the main installation contract for the new Ormen Lange onshore plant on the NW coast of Norway.

Norway: Ormen Lange contract

Hydro has awarded Aker Kvaerner the first large Ormen Lange gas terminal contract.