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Offshore wind projects raise questions

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre hopes Norway's first major offshore wind projects will boost local competence that can spread worldwide, but opposition politicians think...

Energy issues dominate agendas

Energy prices and supplies have continued to dominate the agendas at some very demonstrative and political meetings lately. The concerns and arguments that arise...

From arrests to apology: Government ‘sorry’ it violated Sami human rights

It took a week of protest demonstrations in Oslo, but Sami reindeer herders in central Norway finally received a long-overdue apology from the Norwegian...

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...

Economic chill may be melting already

NEWS ANALYSIS: There's been no end to the scare-stories in Norwegian media about what a cold and tough year lies ahead for the economy....

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...

NATO asked to protect pipelines

The leaders of both Norway and Germany want NATO to set up a special center for surveillance of underwater pipelines along with other critical...

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...

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