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.
At the end of last year, an event occurred that is probably more important for renewable energy than various recent technological advances
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.
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.
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.
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.