Norway and Turkey enter closer cooperation on renewable energy

Norway and Turkey have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, paving the way for closer cooperation on renewable energy.

Bilateral talks between Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, and Minister of Trade and Industry, Monica Mæland, and Turkey’s Minister of Energy, Taner Yildiz, were held on Tuesday. Norway and Turkey signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the energy sector, paving the way for closer cooperation between the two countries. 
  
“The talks between the Norwegian and Turkish government ministers were good. Both sides expressed a keen interest in strengthening cooperation between the countries in the energy sector,” says Øistein Andresen, executive vice president of Statkraft. 

King Harald made note of this when he opened the seminar: 

Our cooperation is broad in scope, and designed to promote Turkish and Norwegian actors’ common interests. The hydropower sector is a case in point. This clean and renewable energy source furthers economic development and provides energy security. Not only is hydropower climate-friendly, but it also provides well for the energy needs of future generations.

 

To read the full press release, please visit Statkraft.com or The Royal House of Norway.

Associated companies:


Related news

Latest news

USCG confirms OPtimarin in Line for Ballast Water Approval

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has confirmed that Norwegian ballast water treatment specialist Optimarin has become the first supplier to submit an application for type approval.

New order for Servogear

Servogear announces that they have received a new order from Brødrene Aa. 

Norwater AS reports boost in sales

The Norwater team reports of great interest and busy days in 2016. In a press release, they state that as of the first 8 months of the year, 2016 sales are already beyond target for the year as a whole.

Gaia-facts reaching ground control

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released the first data from the Gaia mission, which has the tremendous task of building the most precise 3D map of the Milky Way.

Polish delegation for Norwegian circular waste management

Against the background of the EU's ambitious waste management targets, Norwegian and Polish stakeholders met on Wednesday 14 September in Drammen.

Milestone at Mongstad Water Treatment Plant

SAR AS reports that an extensive upgrade to the water treatment plant at Mongstad reached a new milestone July. 

Servogear signs new contract with Özata Shipyard

Servogear has announced the signing of a new contract with Özata Shipyard in Turkey. The contract includes the delivery of Servogear Ecoflow PropulsorTMfor two 39 meter passenger catamarans (YN 41 & YN 42).

Statoil and Petrobras strengthen strategic partnership

Statoil reports that they have strengthened their cooperation in Brazil by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Petrobras.

TechInvent and Island Offshore/Centrica announced winners of ONS Innovation Award

TechInvent and Island Offshore/Centrica were announced winners of the ONS 2016 Innovation Awards, at the Innovation Awards Ceremony Tuesday 30 August.