Energy

Norway is contributing actively when it comes to global energy issues. The energy sector is of great importance to the Norwegian economy, and an area in which Norway has considerable experience and competence. Norway remains committed to research and development in renewable energy, with the majority of domestic energy production coming from renewables, most notably from hydropower resources.

On March 26, Norway and Great Britain agreed upon creating the world’s longest sub-sea cable for transmission of electricity in the North Sea. At the forefront of modern technology, it represents an innovative step towards more secure and cost-efficient energy supplies for Norwegian consumption and export. Read more

CNECC and IN signs MoU. 
Photo: Gao Peng/ IN.

On the 7th of June 2014, during the 8th China New Energy International Forum, IN Beijing and China New Energy Chamber of Commerce (CNECC) jointly organized a Wind Energy Forum and signed a Cooperation MOU. Read more

Photo: CGGZ.

On 11 June Norwegian tidal energy company Flumill, as one of the top 10 companies with advanced technologies in the field of renewable energies, was awarded the Blue Sky Award at the Shenzhen Low Carbon City Forum. Mr. Espen Rikter-Svendsen, the Consul General of Norway in Guangzhou, accepted the prize on behalf of Flumill. Read more

DEEC seminar in Dalian. 
Photo: Innovation Norway/Norwegian Embassy in Beijing.

Norwegian energy efficiency delegation visited Dalian and Yinchuan on 11-14 March 2014 to hold seminars on energy efficient and cost effective building technology as well as promoting cooperation in joint programs. Read more

Photo: Innovation Norway.

On October 24th, in conjunction with the 4th Global CCUS Summit in Beijing, Innovation Norway and Gassnova SF co-organized a Sino-Norwegian workshop on Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS). The workshop aimed to identify areas for enhanced collaboration between China and Norway within CCUS. More than 40 industry experts, professors, researchers and other stakeholders attended the... Read more

The Commercial Counsellor of the Norwegian Embassy in Beijing, Mr. Knut Roald Sørlie, jointly with the Energy counselor, Mr. Per Wiggen Bardalen had a very successful meeting with the Counsellor of the State Council of China, Mr. Shi Dinghuan on the 31st May at the International Cooperation Centre of China Society for Renewable Energy. Read more

Photo: Innovation Norway.

On 4 January 2013, Innovation Norway and Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA) jointly organized a senior forum on offshore wind at Kempinski Hotel in Beijing. More than 80 stakeholders from Chinese and Norwegian companies and organizations attended the forum. Read more

From left: Professor Wang Zhen (China University of Petroleum), Director Rune Volla (Research Council of Norway). Research and Education Counsellor Kari Kveseth og Dr. Jiang Wenran (President Wenya Group inc.). Wang og Jiang were organizers of the Forum. 
Photo: Thomas Hansteen, RCN.

A representative of The Research Council of Norway spoke about Energy and Resource Development Potential in the Arctic at the China University of Petroleum on November 5-6, 2012. CUP together with partners in China and Canada arranged the 7th International Forum on Chinas’s Energy Strategies and 8th Canada - China Energy and Environment Forum. Read more

Keynote speaker Mr. Zhou Fengqi,  Executive Director of China Renewable Energy Scale Development Project cooperated by the Chinese government, the World Bank and the Global Environmental Fund. Former Director General of the Energy Research Institute of NDRC.

On October 18th, the Consulate General in Guangzhou co-organised a private sector consultation with the Energy+ Initiative. Read more

Photo: Scira Offshore Energy Limited.

The Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm was officially opened on 27 September in England by the Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon. This pioneering project represents an important step forward in the field of renewable energy. Read more

Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing.

Norwegian ambassador Svein O. Sæther and Norwegian solar energy company REC (Renewable Energy Corporation ASA) participated at the "China PV Summit 2012", held at Diaoyutai State Guest House on 12 July 2012. Read more

Norwegian transformer manufacturer Noratel sees their production base in Guangdong turn into a base for Chinese market expansion. Read more