Research & Development

Hydro Aluminiums research centre for Primary Aluminium lies in Årdal. A large number of staff are chartered engineers or doctors of engineering.

The centre provides direct research services for continued development o fon-site technology, and provides additional support services to operational departments to all of Hydro Aluminium’s primary aluminium system.

The centre currently consists of a test centre and electrolysis and carbon departments.

In the future, solar energy will become one of the most important energy sources -renewable and environmentally friendly. Exploitation of this energy source is growing rapidly but even so, the adventure has only just begun.

Norsun's goal is to become the leading and most cost-efficient producer of mono-crystalline ingots and wafers for the international solar industry.