Powertalk: The challenger
In Fjordkraft, there is no doubt about what really matters: the customers. Rolf Barmen's goal is to deliver electric power to 40 per cent of Norway's population.
The energy sector accounts for a significant portion of global greenhouse gas emissions. Emissions trading, green certificates and guarantees of origin are some of the schemes that stimulate and guarantee production from renewable sources. What are they exactly?
Paper, plastic and other forms of waste threatening to enter the water intake from a hydropower plant’s reservoir is a constant challenge and a constraint on plant operations. In Turkey, several tonnes of waste have been collected with the help of local schools – to everyone’s benefit.
With the Paris Agreement, Norway has committed to ”de-carbonize” the Norwegian society, which means in a long term to end the use of fossil energy overall. This task requires great effort from each country, but Norway has a better starting-point than many other countries.