Renewable energy and infrastructure

  • Renewable energy and infrastructure

    2021

    Offshore Wind – Remaining Challenges

    Wikborg Rein has the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar on offshore wind development in Norway.

  • Renewable energy and infrastructure, Gas Dispute, Shipping Offshore

    2021

    Hydrogen – is it rocket science?

  • Renewable energy and infrastructure

    2021

    Game changer for Norwegian offshore wind

    The Norwegian Government today published a white paper on energy (Meld. St. 36 Energi til arbeid – langsiktig verdiskaping fra norske energiressurser), comprising several important elements; clarifications for the development of offshore wind in Norway, electrification of Norwegian industries, hydrogen development and a more efficient development and use of the Norwegian power grid, to mention some.

  • Renewable energy and infrastructure, Sustainability, Environmental law, Ocean Industries

    2021

    Important clarifications for offshore wind in Norway

    On June 8th, the Norwegian Minister for Petroleum and Energy, Tina Bru, announced that the first licenses for development of offshore wind in Norway may be granted in early 2022.

  • Renewable energy and infrastructure, Shipping Offshore

    2021

    Two new partners

    We have the pleasure of announcing that Caroline Skaar Landsværk and Eleanor Midwinter have been appointed partners in Wikborg Rein. Caroline fits perfectly into the company's strategy and focus on renewable energy and sustainability in the energy sector and Eleanor's appointment will help maintain and build upon our already significant Shipping, Offshore and Commodities practice.

  • Sustainability, Ocean Industries, Technology and digitalisation, Renewable energy and infrastructure, Shipping Offshore

    2020

    Partner in the One Ocean Expedition

    Wikborg Rein is proud to partner and fully support the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development in the project: The One Ocean Expedition.

  • Renewable energy and infrastructure

    2020

    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.

  • Oil and gas, COVID-19, Renewable energy and infrastructure

    2020

    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?

  • Renewable energy and infrastructure

    2019

    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.