Renewable Energy Is The Only Way Forward

The Economist’s regular cartoonist, KAL, summed it up neatly in his cartoon last week: the battle humanity is waging against the corona virus is only the preliminary round, and after that, we have a much bigger and stronger opponent waiting for us, called the climate emergency. That some people still may think that something as objectively…

Carbon is released by digging in untouched nature. An argument for dropping large wind parks, conservationists believe.

Wind farms are often built in unspoilt nature. This can have a negative climate effect, according to several nature conservation organizations. Recently, the Norwegian Institute for Natural Research (NINA) published a report showing that about 500 times as much carbon is stored in Norwegian nature as Norway releases from greenhouse gases each year. One of the…

Wind power

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   Wind power or wind energy is the use of wind to provide the mechanical power through wind turbines to turn electric generators and traditionally to do other work, like milling or pumping. Wind power is a sustainable and renewable energy, and has a much smaller impact on the environment compared to burning fossil fuels. Wind farms consist of many individual wind turbines, which are connected to the electric…

Fish Vessels Go Electric

In 2015, the Norwegian maritime industry launched the DNV GL-led public private initiative, the Green Coastal Shipping Program. The idea was to encourage research and development of green technology concepts in the country’s shipping sector. Together with 25 partners from the Norwegian maritime industry and authorities, they presented five pilot projects, mostly within oil and…

Dette fartøyet sparer penger og kutter CO2 med avansert batterisystem

Det gigantiske spesialfartøyet for konstruksjonsarbeid på havbunnen, har fått verdens mest sofistikerte batterisystem om bord. Flere av dieselmotorene er blitt overflødige. Mange bilferger langs kysten og forsyningsskip i oljeindustrien har fått installert batterier i tillegg til dieselmotorer. Men om bord i det 154 meter lange og avansert utstyrte fartøyet North Sea Giant, er batteriteknologien tatt ett…