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Clean, hydrogen-powered fast ferries could soon be travelling up and down the Norwegian coast. Here is one design for what these vessels could look like, produced by Brødrene Aa. Photo © Brødrene Aa.

Historic step for zero-carbon shipping

A new generation of climate-friendly passenger vessels will soon be serving the Norwegian coast.

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Stronger together: the University of Bergen (UiB), Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL), the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and NORCE have joined together to create Energiomstilling VEST. Pictured (R-L): Gunnar Eskeland (NHH), Jens Kristian Fosse (HVL), Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa (UiB), Aina Margrethe Berg (NORCE), Geir Anton Johansen (HVL), Leif K. Sandal (NHH) og Gunn Mangerud (UiB). Photo © Jens H. Ådnanes, UiB

Universities launch new partnership for clean energy

Academics in Greater Bergen have launched a new partnership, aimed at helping the world to shift to clean energy sources such as solar and wind.

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The new cable, running between Newcastle and Stavanger, will help to make Norway's fibre network faster and more resilient.

UK-Norway cable will be “door opener” for data centres

A new undersea cable will soon link the UK and western Norway, providing a boost for data centres in the Greater Bergen region.

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From left: Trond Helge Hansen from Ocean Rim, Mimmi Throne-Holst from SINTEF Ocean, Christian Testman from Ocean Visuals (NOSCA Chairman), Hildur Smáradottir from Miros (NOSCA board member), Geir Christian Helgesen from FRAMO (NOSCA board member), and NOSCA Clean Oceans cluster leader Eirik Langeland.

Bergen cluster wants to be world leader on ocean plastic

A new business cluster in Bergen wants to take a leading role in cleaning up plastic in our oceans.

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Norwegian company REGN Datacenters are planning to build a new data centre in Samnanger, which will be powered by sustainable hydroelectric energy.

Data centre project celebrates important milestone

Plans for a new data centre in the Bergen region passed an important milestone recently, as politicians gave their approval to zoning plans for the area.

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