Higher electricity production in July
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The electricity statistics map the production and consumption of electricity. Electricity production was 4.8 per cent higher in July 2014 than July 2013.

ElectricityJuly 2014



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Higher electricity production in July

Electricity generation came to 10 208 GWh in July 2014. This is 4.8 per cent higher compared with the same month in 2013.

Generation and consumption of electricity. GWh
July 2014PercentagesChange in per cent from the same month in last year
Total production of power10 208100,04.8
Hydro power9 81296.15.8
Thermal power3193.1-2.0
Wind power770.8-43.5
Net consumption of electricity7 032100,0-2.7
Consumption in extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas5027.1-11.5
Total consumption of electricity in power intensive manufacturing2 88441.01.4
Consumption without power intensive manufacturing3 64651.9-4.5

While hydro power accounted for 96.1 per cent of the total electricity generation in July 2014, thermal power and wind power accounted for 3.1 and 0.8 per cent respectively.

Net export of power

Norway’s export of power totalled 2 496 GWh in July 2014, while imports came to 137 GWh. This gave a net export of 2 359 GWh. In the same month in 2013 there was a net export of 1 594 GWh.

Lower total electricity consumption

The gross consumption of electricity came to 7 848 GWh in July 2014; a decrease of 3.6 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.