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Heavy rain may lower electricity rates

It may be small comfort for all the Norwegians dealing with flood damage from heavy rain over the past few weeks, but the downpours may...

‘Bonus bonanza’ behind major strike

Norwegian labour leaders and employers' representatives fundamentally disagree over whether a 5.2 percent wage increase would have given workers the "real pay growth" they...

Taxes add to electricity bill shocks

High electricity rates in December have resulted in huge new bills landing in Norwegians' mailboxes this month, made worse by the state's 25 percent...

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...

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