This is an archived release.
All time high production and export of power
Production and export of power in November was at the highest level ever measured for this month. In November parts of Norway recorded extreme amounts of rainfall. Production of power was 13 107 GWh - 22.2 per cent higher than in the same period last year.
High net export of electricity
Exports amounted to 1 891 GWh, this is the highest level of exports ever measured in November. Import of electricity was 165 GWh, which resulted in a net export of 1726 GWh.
Decreased gross domestic consumption
Compared to November 2004, gross domestic consumption of electricity decreased by 3.7 per cent and came to a total of 11 381 GWh. The electricity consumption in energy-intensive manufacturing amounted to 2 618 GWh, this represents a fall of 8.8 per cent compared with November last year.
Monthly temperature for the entire country was 3.3 degrees higher than normal and several places in Norway measured record high temperatures in November.
Based on observations from the weather stations' monthly precipitation for the whole country was 140 per cent of the normal, and the third highest ever recorded. The west coast of Norway experienced extreme high precipitation.
The reservoir filling was in the mid November 91,9 per cent of total capacity - 9.1 percentage points above the median. Average spot price on Nordpool in November was 32.1 NOK øre/kWh.