Higher electricity production
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The electricity statistics map the production and consumption of electricity. Electricity production was 11 per cent higher in June 2014 compared to June 2013.

ElectricityJune 2014



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Higher electricity production

Electricity generation came to 10 719 GWh in June 2014. This is 11 per cent higher compared with the same month in 2013.

Generation and consumption of electricity. GWh
June 2014PercentagesChange in per cent from the same month in last year
Total production of power10 719100,011.2
Hydro power10 35696.611.7
Thermal power2552.4-5.8
Wind power1081.013.7
Net consumption of electricity7 404100,00.1
Consumption in extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas4245.7-5.6
Total consumption of electricity in power intensive manufacturing2 89139.13.5
Consumption without power intensive manufacturing4 08955.2-1.6

While hydro power accounted for 96.6 per cent of the total electricity generation in June 2014, thermal power and wind power accounted for 2.4 and 1.0 per cent respectively.

Net export of power

Norway’s export of power totalled 2 248 GWh in June 2014, while imports came to 143 GWh. This gave a net export of 2 105 GWh. In the same month in 2013 there was a net export of 1 177 GWh.

Higher total electricity consumption

The gross consumption of electricity came to 8 615 GWh in June 2014; an increase of 1.8 per cent compared with the same month in 2013. 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.