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Offshore wind power starts to blow

Norway's long-anticipated launch of major offshore wind power projects officially took off on Tuesday, when Oil & Energy Minister Terje Aasland announced plans to...

Electricity consumption dives

Norwegians have responded to their much-higher electricity rates by dramatically cutting consumption. New figures show double-digit declines in usage so far this autumn. NVE, the...

Rain cuts electricity rates

Unusually heavy rain, falling for days on end over the past week, is finally filling up reservoirs in southern Norway at a relatively rapid...

Some good news about electricity

High electricity rates have prompted Norwegians to cut their consumption by as much as 15 percent so far this year, and then electricity rates...

Energy crisis plan fails to spark support

There was "no reason to smile" after the government presented its plan to ease the shock of record-high electricity rates for businesses just before...

Pressure grows on Norwegians who’ve been spoiled by their oil

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's solidarity with the rest of Europe is being put to the test. At issue is whether Norwegians will continue to export...

Analysts decry ‘energy nationalism’

Norway's record-high electricity rates have prompted calls by some politicians to cut off exports of the country's hydroelectric power. They want to preserve electricity...

Government struggles under ‘weak’ leadership

NEWS ANALYSIS: Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre is on the defensive after his Labour Party has once again crashed in public opinion polls. His...

Parliament called into extraordinary session over Norway’s ‘energy crisis’

NEWS ANALYSIS: Sparks have been flying for months over an ongoing rise in Norway's once-low electricity rates. They've been setting new records in some...

Electricity rates hit new high

Residents of southwestern Norway had to brace for their highest electricity rates ever on Thursday, while their fellow Norwegians in the central and northern...

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