Tag Archives: United States

IKEA selects REC solar energy for locations in Germany and the US

The world’s leading home furnishings retailer IKEA selected REC Systems and REC solar modules for the installation of PV Systems on two of their buildings in Germany. In competition with more than 200 other solar system providers, REC Systems Germany GmbH was selected to provide systems solution for two installations in ...

Norway seeks to further develop defence material cooperation with the US

-The United States is our key partner in defence materiel cooperation. We want to target our efforts to further our excellent cooperation in the years to come, Minister of Defence Grete Faremo announced on 8 December at the opening of the bilateral US-Norwegian defence industry seminar. The conference was organized by the ...

On the Edge: The US expert in Norway

“On the Edge” is the new opinion column in the Norwegian American Weekly offers opinions written by invited contributors to make some comments on the current issues that define modern Norway. By Johannes Beia Before the Nov. 2 election in the U.S., the Norwegian newspaper Nettavisen gave its readers a chance to learn ...

Almost half controlled by Nordic countries

Owners in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland made up 48 per cent of the foreign-controlled enterprises in Norway in 2008. Sweden was the largest owner measured in number of enterprises. The Nordic countries jointly contributed to 21 per cent of the value added for the foreign-controlled enterprises. The USA was the single ...

Statoil to Build Up U.S. Gas Position Along European Lines

Statoil ASA, Europe’s second-biggest gas exporter, is seeking to build up its presence in the Marcellus Shale formations in the eastern U.S. using the same strategy adopted at home, Chief Executive Helge Lund said. In Europe, Statoil developed a portfolio of production assets, processing facilities, pipelines and storage capacity. Now its sights ...

Top U.S. graduate research fellows coming to Norway

Nordic Research Opportunity

The Nordic Research Opportunity scheme, which brings leading young US researchers to Norway, is being continued. During 2010, seven more top graduate research fellows from the US will spend time carrying out research at Norwegian institutions. The Nordic Research Opportunity scheme provides funding to US graduate research fellows participating in ...

Facebook usage jumps 600% to become most-visited mobile social network

Twitter takes title of fastest-growing social network according to Opera’s State of the Mobile Web Report January 26, 2010 — Oslo, Norway Facebook® is now the most-visited social network on the mobile Web, according to Opera’s State of the Mobile Web report. Unique users of Facebook grew more than 600% during 2009, helping the site surpass VKontakte, ...