"This means solar panels won't have to be an eyesore"

Rockwool and Danish Solar Energy has come up with gluing a new type of tinted solar panels to rooftops. The project addresses the understanding of solar panels as alien elements in architecture, according to two researchers behind the development.


Aker BP strikes high-grade North Sea oil

Oil company Aker BP has successfully located oil from its license number 442's ninth prospect drilling in the North Sea. The company has found oil of an extremely high-grade, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate informs.

BP launches new biofuel joint venture


BP has entered a joint venture partnership with Brazilian agricultural producer Bunge aimed at boosting the former's biofuel business nearly 50 percent.

Venezuela says nationwide outage caused by attack on power grid

Venezuela is experiencing a nationwide blackout it attributes to an "electromagnetic attack" on the country's power grid, which has been rationing service in 20 states since April. Industry specialists and critics point to poor system maintenance and lack of energy infrastructure investment.

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Offshore wind joins oil and gas in new endeavor

Danish company Floating Power Plant is at the head of a project aiming to make oil and gas extraction "greener and cheaper". The challenge lies in convincing the industry to bet on floating offshore wind, says the firm's CEO, Anders Køhler.

Fortum delivers fine growth

Finnish utility Fortum grew its second quarter adjusted operating result by 32 percent compared to the same period last year and thus exceeded analysts' expectations.

New offshore projects could surpass 2014 record

Offshore project sanctioning has gained traction and may well overtake the record level from 2014 this year, assesses Rystad Energy. Led by Saudi Aramco, new projects have so far surpassed USD 50 billion in 2019.

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