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Lefteris Karagiannopoulos

Airlines get ready for jet biofuel take-off in Norway

3:18pm GMT

OSLO Airlines are confident of having sufficient supplies of biofuel-infused jet fuel to comply with a Norway requirement which takes effect next year, although they warn of additional costs.

Oslo fells London's annual Christmas tree in decades-old tradition

19 Nov 2019

OSLO From an Oslo forest comes the Christmas gift Norway gives Britain every year - a towering tree for London's Trafalgar Square, a token of gratitude for British support during World War Two.

EPEX SPOT to start Nordic intraday power trading in January, day-ahead in March

19 Nov 2019

OSLO, Nov 19 EPEX SPOT, part of European energy bourse EEX, expects to launch its intraday power trading platform in the Nordics in January, with day-ahead following in March, the exchange told Reuters on Tuesday.

Russia approves Fortum plan to increase stake in Uniper

14 Nov 2019

OSLO, MOSCOW Russia approved Finnish utility Fortum's plan to increase its stake in Germany's Uniper , the head of Russia's anti-monopoly service (FAS) and the company both said on Thursday.

Equinor sells its assets at U.S. Eagle Ford to Repsol for $325 million

07 Nov 2019

OSLO Norway's Equinor agreed to sell its shale assets at the Eagle Ford shale formation in southwest Texas to Repsol for $325 million (£253.57 million), the Norwegian oil and gas firm said on Thursday.

Struggling Norwegian Air raises $272 million from share sale, bond issue

06 Nov 2019

OSLO Norwegian Air on Tuesday raised 2.5 billion crowns (£211.59 million) to meet the struggling airline's cash needs through 2020 with its third share sale in two years and a bond issue.

European power exchanges plan day-ahead auctions for UK if no-deal Brexit

25 Oct 2019

OSLO European power exchanges operating in Britain plan separate day-ahead interconnector capacity auctions from Nov. 1 if the UK exits the bloc at the end of this month without a divorce deal, operator Nord Pool said on Friday.

Sweden's wind power to surpass nuclear this year: lobby

24 Oct 2019

STOCKHOLM Sweden is set to have more wind power capacity than nuclear this year, Swedish wind energy association Svensk Vindenergi estimated on Thursday.

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