wind power

Norsk Hydro Inks Ten Year Wind Power Deal With Telenor

Norsk Hydro Inks Ten Year Wind Power Deal With Telenor

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA’s subsidiary Hydro Energi AS signed a ten-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Norwegian telecommunications firm Telenor Infra AS this week. The agreement will have Telenor selling the Hydro subsidiary 330 GWh per year of wind energy...


Norsk Hydro Inks Long-Term Energy Contract with Swedish Wind-Energy Firm

Norway’s aluminium firm Norsk Hydro A.S.A. announced yesterday that a subsidiary signed a long-term power contract with a Swedish wind-power company for electricity to fuel the firm’s aluminium operations. Hydro Energi AS’s agreement is with Sweden’s Markbygden Ett AB and will have the latter providing an annual baseload supply to Hydro Energi of 1.65 TWh. […]

Nalco to Look to Renewable Energy for Growing Power Needs

According to the company’s annual report, Indian state-run aluminium firm National Aluminium Company (Nalco) has decided to turn to renewable energy to satisfy its growing power needs. At present, Nalco derives over 100 mW of power from two wind farms, one each at Rajasthan and Maharastra, the result of an investment of ₹6.7 billion (US$104 […]

U.S. Firm Debuts Improved Aluminium Wire for Wind Turbine Applications

American wire and cable producer Southwire Company, LLC announced the development of a new aluminium wire product with enhanced features suited to down-tower wind turbine use. The company’s new cable has three layers: 8000 Series Aluminum conductor per ASTM B800, Class C Compact strand per ASTM B801 or Single Input Wire stranding per ASTM B836, […]

Nalco Plans 150-mW Wind Power Facility in Odisha

India’s state-owned aluminium firm National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) announced a plan late last week to build a 150-mW wind power farm in Odisha. The plant, which could cost in the neighborhood of US$140 million, is intended to support Nalco’s one-million-metric-ton capacity expansion at facilities in the eastern state. “While the Nation is transforming into […]