Latest Scandinavian Energy News

Vestas continues to make business despite the outbreak of coronavirus

Despite the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that has halted most business’, the Danish wind energy giant Vestas continues to secure business partners. The Danish company Vestas announced on 31 March 2020 that the final agreements between the company and Chinese clients had been finalized. The company will deliver 301-Megawatt turbines for three projects in…

Danish Vestas to deliver wind energy solutions to Vietnam

The Danish wind developer has signed and secured its fourth intertidal project contract in Vietnam, reports Kallanish Energy. The order is a 29-megawatt wind project. The project, dubbed THE Ben Tre VI-3 project, will be located in the famous region of the Mekong Delta. Danish Vestas chose the area to take advantage of the ‘favorable…

‘Smart energy’ – a circular- and bioeconomy enabler

The energy sector is going through a huge restructuring at the moment. Transformation is now taking hold worldwide where global demand for smart energy solutions is increasing. Finland is here a player. Finland possesses significant expertise in the fields of renewable energy technology, smart networks, power electronics and automation. The energy sector already contributes to…

Kari Herlevi – Finnish Circular Economy expert shares insights

Finland is aiming at becoming a global circular economy (CE) leader by 2025. As a country it came up with its first CE roadmap in 2016, with the leadership of Sitra, and has organised the annual World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) since 2017.In this regard, Business Finland has also launched a program that supports the…

Myanmar government ordered Wärtsilä power plants to battle black outs

The government of Myanmar has ordered two fast-track power plants to try to put an end to large-scale blackouts,on 7 February 2020 . Last summer, the Yangon area of the country was subjected to power cuts of up to six hours a day. Now the government has contracted Finnish technology group Wärtsilä to deliver equipment…

Reuse, recycle, reduce: Pink Pandora goes green

Designed to look like the Danish brand’s famous bracelet with charms, one of Pandora’s two jewellery-making facilities in Thailand, is located just under an hour’s drive south of Chiang Mai in Lamphun, Northern Thailand. A circular roof construction makes for the bracelet, while connected buildings resemble charms. Despite being white, the facilities are green and…

Denmark and Norway suggested alternative sources to battle electricity shortage in Vietnam

Vietnam will have to import 12 million tons of coal in 2020 to avoid electricity shortage due to increasing demand in electricity and rapidly growing economy. This situation was predicted by Denmark’s energy industry reflected from data of energy report in November 2019. Norway also suggested alternative clean energy such as liquid natural gas and…

China’s refinery sector to buy Norwegian Johan Sverdrup crude oil in 2020

China appears likely to add Norway into the list of its regular crude oil suppliers in 2020, with the country’s independent refineries especially finding North Sea’s new Johan Sverdrup crude attractive for its competitive price and familiar specification. “We have run multiple tests and found the grade acceptable. Its specification is not bad, which is…

Danish Vestas chosen to enhance wind farm in northern Norway

Vestas has received a 38MW turbine order from the utility Finnmark Kraft for the repowering of Havoygavlen wind farm on the island of Havoy in northern Norway. Egon Leonhardsen Finnmark Kraft chief executive said: “After many years of operation at Havoygavlen, we look forward to developing a new wind farm, where we use an area…