Minister shoots down Norwegian wind farms

Norway's Minister of Petroleum and Energy Kjell-Børge Freiberg rejects offshore wind farms on a larger scale in Norwegian waters. "They are too expensive and threaten fishing," he says.

Nord Stream 2 may go in several new directions

The company behind gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 has submitted a new application to the Danish Energy Agency, in which it seeks permission to lead the gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea south of Danish island Bornholm. This would be the better solution for shipping and the environment, says the agency.

Prosafe moving "home" to Norway

Prosafe is getting ready to move its headquarters from Cyprus to Norway, where the offshore company already has a Stavanger office. The move comes at a time when other companies are leaving Norway.

Vestas takes strategic leap with acquisition

With possible full acquisition in the future, the wind turbine manufacturer buys into a developer with 25 GW on the books – half of which are solar-based. This presents new growth opportunities, the company states.

Eon installs 100 Vestas wind turbines

With the announcement of construction starting on its second major US wind farm in a few weeks, the German utility begins its 25th project in North America.

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