Country:Norway
Year:2001
Policy status:Ended
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2001
Policy Type:Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme
Policy Target:
Agency:Research Council of Norway
Description:From 1 January 2002, the different user-driven energy R&D programmes in the Research Council of Norway were organised into a new R&D programme called: "Energy, Environment, Building and Construction" (EMB). The programme (2002-2009) will have a yearly budget of NOK 180 million. The EMB programme will cover the following areas: - Energy: energy systems, large hydropower systems, new renewable energy sources, end-use energy technologies, including the use of natural gas in the energy system. - Environment: environmental technology, environmental aspects related to the sectors in the programme, technology for reducing CO2 emissions; particular attention is being given to R&D projects examining technologies for power generation from natural gas with decarbonisation and CO2 capture and sequestration (ocean storage, geological formations, biological fixation). - Building and construction industry: all aspects of building and civil-engineering construction and architecture, except for offshore construction.

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