“We are concerned as we see our future growth competing with cat video storagesaid European arms supply giant Nammo. For what ? Because its main manufacturing facility in Norway is seeing its expansion hampered by the presence of a Chinese navy… a data center owned by TikTok. Indeed, the latter uses a significant part of the region’s electricity, reports the agency Financial Times .
And this while the war continues to rage in Ukraine, and arms orders are increasing on the Old Continent. Orders from the European Union have multiplied by 15 within a year and will fight to be honored by the Norwegian industry.
“I do not rule out that it is not a mere coincidence”
CEO Morten Brandtzaeg was surprised by the presence of this giant, which is close to his industry.I do not rule out that it is not a mere coincidence that this activity is close to the defense company… I cannot rule it out.»
Energy supplier Elvia, for its part, defended itself, declaring that it respects the “first come, first serve” principle. According to him, that is why it is impossible to provide the necessary electricity for the expansion of the production area. Faced with this rejection, the Norwegian company’s CEO expressed the opinion that his industry should become a priority.This is a big concern for Europe. critical industries must have access to energy“.
Source: Le Figaro
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