Business News

Norway’s Statnett Sees Decarbonisation Drive Boosting Power Prices and Demand

Category: Business News

OSLO, June 30 (Reuters) – Norway’s power grid operator Statnett (STASF.UL) on Wednesday raised its long-term forecast for power demand and prices, partly to reflect increased electricity consumption needed for decarbonisation projects, such as batteries and hydrogen. Statnett’s updated forecast projected a European carbon price of 70 euros per tonne in 2030, up 35 euros […]

Source: Reuters


U.S. Chamber Calls for Reciprocity on US-EU Travel Opening


Category: Airline / Travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Marjorie Chorlins, U.S. Chamber Senior Vice President for European Affairs, issued the following statement urging the U.S. government to lift restrictions on European travelers to the United States. While Europe has moved forward with plans to ease restrictions following the recent U.S.-EU Leaders’ Summit, the United States has yet to offer reciprocal access. […]

Source: US Chamber of Commerce


Google Launches a New Medical App—Outside the US

Category: Business News

BILLIONS OF TIMES each year, people turn to Google’s web search box for help figuring out what’s wrong with their skin. Now, Google is preparing to launch an app that uses image recognition algorithms to provide more expert and personalized help. A brief demo at the company’s developer conference last month showed the service suggesting several possible skin conditions based on uploaded photos. Machines […]

Source: Wired


Eksportmeldingen 2021

Category: Business News

I Eksportmeldingen 2021 har Menon utarbeidet et kunnskapsgrunnlag om norsk eksport. Diskusjonen om norsk eksport bærer ofte preg av misforståelser. Dette handler om hvor mye Norge eksporterer, hvem vi eksporter til og, ikke minst, hvorfor eksporten er så viktig for Norge. Eksportmeldingen har som mål å danne et saklig, objektivt og analytisk grunnlag for å […]

Source: Menon Economics


Why Norway Leads In EVs—And The Role Played By Cheap Renewable Electricity.

Category: Business News

In the Superbowl ad with Will Ferrell, the comedian punches his fist through Norway’s location in a globe of the world.  The ad took potshots at Norway because its number of electric vehicles (EVs) per capita exceeded those in the US. But GM, who sponsored the ad, warned that the US is coming: GM plans on 30 […]

Source: Forbes

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