Fishers pose threat to Statoil's wind project in New York

A highly expensive offshore wind project off the US state of New York is being taken to court once again. Fishery organizations think that the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management was negligent when awarding the lease of the project.

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EU lowers price on Chinese solar modules by 35 percent

After years of conflict concerning price dumping, the EU's solar panel war against China is being revised with announcements of price declines. Meanwhile, the US is taking the opposite route and considering measures, which analysts say could cancel more than 20 GW solar power.

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Norway's government to remain in power

It seems the current government coalition in Norway will continue to control the country, although the supporting parties will be making big demands. Horrible election results for the labor party Arbeiderpartiet.


Finland to phase out coal in 2030

The largest Nordic coal consumer plans to shelve the technology and increase the carbon tariff in upcoming legislative proposal. The replacement for coal will still be nuclear power despite challenges.


Texas refiners work on Harvey recovery as more storms loom

Refineries in Texas are slowly returning to fuel production levels from before they were hit by destructive storm Harvey. The roller-coaster may continue, with another major hurricane moving across the Atlantic Ocean toward the Caribbean.