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Norsk Hydro Inks Long-Term Wind-Power Deal for Domestic Aluminium Production

Norsk Hydro Inks Long-Term Wind-Power Deal for Domestic Aluminium Production

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro A.S.A. announced yesterday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Hydro Energi AS has entered into a new power agreement with Tonstad Vindpark AS to fuel its aluminium-smelting operations with wind-generated energy. The contract, which has a 25-year term, begins...


Norsk Hydro Weighing Force Majeure Declaration on Rusal Contracts

With the ink scarcely dry on a similar announcement by Rio Tinto Group, Norsk Hydro A.S.A. revealed on Friday that it may be forced to declare force majeure on certain contracts it has with U.C. Rusal. Hydro told investors that the sanctions levied upon Rusal by the United States government may prevent it from fulfilling […]

U.S. Sanctions and Brazilian Flooding May Pose Dire Situation for Aluminium Market: Hydro’s Brandtzæg

Thanks to the United States government’s sanctions upon the world’s second-biggest aluminium producer and mandated production cuts at his own company’s operations, the head of Norsk Hydro says that the global aluminium market may soon find itself mired in significant supply shortage. Hydro’s President and CEO Svein Richard Brandtzæg said as much in an interview […]

Pair of Independent Investigations Find No Pollution by Alunorte

Norsk Hydro A.S.A. reported the findings of two reviews of the ongoing situation at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A.’s (Alunorte) refining plant, both of which confirm the company’s contention that the plant released no toxins during a flooding event several weeks ago. The two reports, of which one was a review by an internal […]