Winners of Alf Bjørseth’s Inspiration Award

Please click each winner for a link to UiO and NMBU homepages respectively (Norwegian only).

2020
Karoline Bakke Wethal, NMBU

2019
Thorbjørn Mehl, NMBU

2018
Rannveig Jacobsen, NMBU
Henrik Hovde Sønsteby, UiO

2017
Knut Bjarne Gandrud, UiO
Dr. Kirill Ovchinnikov, NMBU

March 2nd, 2020|

NorSun secures NOK 515 million to fund capacity expansion

NorSun, the leading non-Asian producer of monocrystalline wafers for ultra-high efficiency solar cells, has closed a NOK 230 million equity round to double the company’s production capacity, introduce new technologies, and significantly reduce unit costs.

January 21st, 2020|

REETec and partners receive € 12.5 million support for REE extraction project

SecREEts – game-changing rare earth elements extraction project

The research and innovation project SecREEts, is a partnership between REEtec and the Norwegian fertilizer giant Yara, and the research institute SINTEF, who heads and coordinates the project.

February 6th, 2018|

New generation thorium mixed oxide fuel pellets loaded into reactor for testing

Thor Energy and IFE has successfully produced ThMox pellets in their nuclear fuel laboratory at Kjeller outside Oslo, Norway. The high quality pellets were loaded in two fuel pins and assembled into a test rig

February 6th, 2018|

New investors join Scatec Solar to develop the 100 MW Nova Scotia solar project in Nigeria

On 19 December 2016, Scatec Solar signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Africa50, an African Infrastructure Fund sponsored by the African Development Bank and more than 20 African States and Norfund (the Norwegian Investment

January 9th, 2017|

Thor Energy has second round of thorium test irradiation underway

The second phase of a five-year trial-operation of thorium based nuclear fuels is now under way. The international consortium established* in 2011 and led by Thor Energy is undertaking a sophisticated test-irradiation campaign in order

January 12th, 2016|

Scatec Solar and Nizam Energy to build 150 MW of solar power plants in Pakistan

Oslo, July 7, 2015: On the occasion of the Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Norway, Scatec Solar and Nizam Energy signed an agreement here today to jointly develop and Build-Own-and-Operate solar power plants

July 8th, 2015|

Scatec Solar awarded 258 MW in latest bidding round in South Africa

Scatec Solar, the independent integrated solar power producer, has been awarded preferred provider status for three solar power plant projects with a combined nominal capacity of 258 MW in the fourth round of the “Renewable

May 10th, 2015|

Norsk Titanium is strengthening its Board by appointing Warren M. Boley, Jr. as Director and Christopher E. Kubasik as Vice-Chairman

Oslo, April 15, 2015 – Mr. Warren Boley, Jr., former President of Aerojet Rocketdyne, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Norsk Titanium AS (NTi). Mr. Christopher E. Kubasik, President & CEO of

April 20th, 2015|