Renewable Energy and Infrastructure
Norway opens offshore areas for wind power development
Friday 12 June 2020 marked an important milestone for Norway as an energy nation, as it was decided by royal decree that two areas offshore Norway shall be opened up for renewable energy production at sea. This means that from 1 January 2021 it will be possible to apply to obtain a license for development and construction of offshore wind power projects in the two areas known as Utsira Nord and Sørlige Nordsjø II outside the Norwegian coast line.
Rescue package CCS investments: What does it mean?
A recent rescue package launched by the Norwegian government intends, among other things, to stimulate activity levels through carbon capture and storage ("CCS") investments. What are the main elements of this scheme, and what does it mean for investors and suppliers?
Wind power: NVE signals stricter deadlines for wind farm projects
In a letter sent to all holders of installation licenses for wind farms in Norway, the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) informs of certain changes in their case handling of applications relating to extension of commissioning deadlines and MTA plan approval.
New regulations to facilitate offshore wind in Norway on public hearing
On 2 July 2019 the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for the first time presented a proposal to open certain areas offshore the coast of Norway for construction of wind farms.