Almost unchanged electricity production
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ElectricityNovember 2013



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Almost unchanged electricity production

Electricity generation came to 12 229 GWh in November 2013. This is 0.5 per cent lower compared with the same month in 2012. From January to November 2013, electricity production was 9.1 per cent lower compared to the same period in 2012.

Generation and consumption of electricity. GWh
November 2013PercentagesChange in per cent from the same month in last year
Total production of power12 229100,0-0.5
Hydro power11 72095.8-0.9
Thermal power3002.52.5
Wind power2091.718.3
Net consumption of electricity10 762100,01.1
Consumption in extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas5565.2-1.8
Total consumption of electricity in power intensive manufacturing2 85526.5-0.8
Consumption without power intensive manufacturing7 35168.32.1

While hydro power accounted for 95.8 per cent of the total electricity generation in November 2013, thermal power and wind power accounted for 2.5 and 1.7 per cent respectively.

Net export of power

Norway’s export of power totalled 1 097 GWh in November 2013, while imports came to 680 GWh. This gave a net export of 417 GWh. In the same month in 2012 there was a net export of 588 GWh.

Small increase in the total electricity consumption

The gross consumption of electricity came to 11 812 GWh in November 2013; an increase of 4.9 per cent compared with the same month in 2012. The gross consumption of electricity encompasses consumption in the groups extraction of crude oil and natural gas, power-intensive manufacturing and electricity consumption excluding power-intensive manufacturing and extraction. Net loss, pump storage use and other own consumption in the power stations are also included.