This is an archived release.
Higher electricity consumption
Electricity consumption excluding power intensive manufacturing and electricity consumption in power intensive manufacturing increased by 3.6 and 17.6 per cent respectively in June compared with the corresponding month last year.
Electricity consumption excluding power intensive manufacturing amounted to 48.1 TWh in the first half of 2010; an increase of 8 per cent compared with the corresponding period last year. Households, services and manufacturing other than the power-intensive accounted for the majority of the consumption.
Electricity consumption in power intensive manufacturing came to 14.3 TWh in the first half of 2010; an increase of 4 per cent compared with the corresponding period in 2009.
Lower electricity production
The production of electricity amounted to 6 889 GWh in June; 15 per cent lower compared with the same month last year.
According to NVE, the reservoir level was 51.5 per cent at the end of week 25. This is 11.1 percentage points below the median level.
All time high import of power
Norway’s imports of electricity came to 1 796 GWh in June. This is the highest figure ever recorded for the month. Exports totalled 341 GWh in June. So far this year net imports amount to 6.8 TWh.