Background and activities

The Silicon Process and Products. Environmental and Energy Standards.
  • The Silicon process - total process flow from raw material to end usage
  • Energy balance and Energy recovery
  • The Silicon process - environmental standards
  • Furnace operation and start up
  • Silicon and Ferrosilicon usage
  • Raw materials to the silicon process 
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    Scientific, academic and artistic work

    A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

    Journal publications


    • Andresen, Birger; Rong, Harry Morten; Tangstad, Merete; Tveit, Halvard; Page, Ingrid Gamst. (2020) Silicon for the Chemical and Solar Industry XV. 2020. ISBN 978-82-997357-9-7.
    • Øye, Harald Arnljot; Brekken, H.; Nygaard, Lars; Rong, Harry Morten; Tangstad, Merete; Tveit, Halvard. (2014) Silicon for the Chemical and Solar Industry XII. 2014. ISBN 978-82-997357-8-0.

    Part of book/report

    • Ringdalen, Eli; Bao, Sarina; Tveit, Halvard. (2020) Effect of melting properties of quartz on industrial Si and FeSi production. Silicon for the Chemical and Solar Industry XV.
    • Tveit, Halvard; Ringdalen, Eli; Edfeldt, Hanne. (2020) Important parameters that control the crater pressure in a Silicon Furnace. Silicon for the Chemical and Solar Industry XV.
    • Kamfjord, Nils Eivind; Tveit, Halvard; Solheim, Ingeborg. (2012) Pilot Scale Measurements of NO Emissions from the Silicon Process. 3rd International Symposium on High Temperature Metallurgical Processing.
    • Tveit, Halvard; Andersen, Vegar. (2012) The Norwegian power-intensive metallurgical industry and its role in the global household. Norwegian Energy Policy in Context of the Global Energy Situation.


    • Tuset, Johan Kristian; Tveit, Halvard; Page, I.G. red.. (1995) INFACON 7 : Trondheim, Norway, June 1995. 1995. ISBN 82-595-8649-5.
    • Dingsøyr, Eldar; Dåstøl, Magne; Hårsaker, Svein Martin; Rønning, Per; Tveit, Halvard. (1993) Fremgangsmåte for fremstilling av hvit microsilica. 1993.