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European industry should look to hydrogen, new Eurelectric boss Hall says

20 May 2019

OSLO European industry should develop hydrogen as a source of power to reduce their dependence on coal and other fossil fuels, Vattenfall CEO Magnus Hall and new president of utilities trade body Eurelectric told Reuters.

Arab activist says Norway warned him of potential Saudi threat

09 May 2019

OSLO A prominent Arab pro-democracy campaigner living in political asylum in Norway said he had been warned by the Norwegian security services about a possible threat against him from Saudi Arabia.

UPDATE 1-Arab activist says Norway warned him of potential Saudi threat

09 May 2019

OSLO, May 9 A prominent Arab pro-democracy campaigner living in political asylum in Norway said he had been warned by the Norwegian security services about a possible threat against him from Saudi Arabia.

Statkraft to expand electric vehicle charging in Germany and Britain

09 May 2019

OSLO Norwegian utility Statkraft plans to expand its electric vehicle charging business in Germany and Britain, its chief executive told Reuters on Thursday, and also expects to snap up some more power plants by the end of 2019.

Norway-Poland gas link on track for 2022, field acquisitions coming -Polish minister

08 May 2019

OSLO, May 8 A planned pipeline linking Norwegian natural gas fields to markets in Denmark and Poland is on track for completion by October 2022, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Wednesday.

Finland's Fortum frees up cash by replacing Nasdaq collateral with bond

26 Apr 2019

OSLO, April 26 Finland's Fortum has freed up 310 million euros ($345 million) of cash previously used as collateral at Nasdaq's Nordic power exchange by replacing it with a bank bond, it said on Friday.

Vattenfall first quarter profit grows as higher power prices offset output drop

25 Apr 2019

OSLO Swedish utility Vattenfall reported increased operating and post-tax profit for the first quarter of 2019 on Thursday, as higher power prices than the same period last year offset a reduction in electricity generation.

Russia's Novatek starts shipping LNG from new small-scale plant: data

17 Apr 2019

By Natalia Chumakova, Maria Grabar and Lefteris Karagiannopoulos

Russia's Novatek starts shipping LNG from new small-scale plant - data

17 Apr 2019

* Novatek starts LNG shipments from its new Vysotsk plant - data

CORRECTED-Vattenfall to test salt-based power storage technology

12 Apr 2019

OSLO, April 11 Swedish power producer Vattenfall has commissioned a plant to test the storage in salt of electricity from solar plants and wind turbines, hoping to overcome the stop-start nature of green energy which is one of its main disadvantages.

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