OSLO The population of brown bears in Finland dipped by 5% from last year after rising continuously since 2012, the government said on Friday, after the country increased the hunting quota, partly to protect reindeer.
LONDON/OSLO British shale gas company Cuadrilla said on Thursday it would restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Britain in the third quarter of 2019 and plans to use a thicker fracking fluid to help reduce earth tremors.
OSLO A magnetic robot resembling a mini quad bike and a four metre snake-like machine are among the new tools that Norway, Europe's second-largest gas exporter after Russia, says will help cut maintenance time at its gas plants and keep supplies flowing.
OSLO U.S. industrial conglomerate Eaton, which uses second-hand Nissan electric vehicle batteries to power buildings, is in talks with up to six European football stadiums to help power their facilities, according to a senior executive.
OSLO Fifteen companies have applied for Finnish investment aid to partly fund new large-scale demonstration energy projects worth $1.5 billion, six of them replacing coal and other fossil fuels, the government said on Thursday.
OSLO Europe's largest intraday power market, XBID, will add seven countries to its 14-member network by the end of 2019, after executing more than 16 million trades during its first year of operation, exchange Epex Spot said on Wednesday.
OSLO, June 12 Europe's largest intraday power
market, XBID, will add seven countries to its 14-member network
by the end of 2019, after executing more than 16 million trades
during its first year of operation, exchange Epex Spot said on
OSLO Fortum's chief executive officer has met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss a key ownership restriction that is preventing the Finnish firm from taking control of German utility Uniper, it said on Tuesday.
OSLO, June 11 Finland's radiation and nuclear
safety authority (STUK) has issued a positive recommendation on
miner Terrafame's application to mine uranium commercially, STUK
said on Tuesday.
OSLO Norway's power grid is likely to need an 11 billion crown ($1.27 billion) upgrade over the next 20 years to meet demand from the country's growing fleet of electric cars, with consumers likely to have to foot the bill, a study has shown.