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EU smart grid will help electricity consumers alter demand to match renewable energy production

December 3rd, 2011 by SINTEF

The EU wants electricity distribution systems that can use more solar and wind energy. The tools to hand are a smart power grid and a range of financial “carrots”. With the aid of these tools, 2,000 electricity customers on the Danish island of Bornholm are being tempted to reduce their power consumption when the wind […]

Hydrogen powered forklight trucks coming to market

May 12th, 2011 by SINTEF

The first forklift trucks in Europe to run on fuel cells and hydrogen are on the way to the market. No fewer than 30 demonstration units are to be tested, and Norway is among the countries potentially involved in the trials. Risavika harbour just outside Stavanger is among the candidates for trials of ten of […]