Higher electricity production
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The electricity statistics map the production and consumption of electricity. Electricity production was 6.7 per cent higher in September 2014 compared to September 2013.

ElectricitySeptember 2014



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Higher electricity production

Electricity generation came to 10 552 GWh in September 2014. This is 6.7 per cent higher compared with the same month in 2013.

Generation and consumption of electricity. GWh
September 2014PercentagesChange in per cent from the same month in last year
Total production of power10 552100,06.7
Hydro power10 14396.17.1
Thermal power2612.5-13.9
Wind power1491.429.7
Net consumption of electricity7 969100,0-1.4
Consumption in extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas4876.1-6.5
Total consumption of electricity in power intensive manufacturing2 89736.41.7
Consumption without power intensive manufacturing4 58457.5-2.8

While hydro power accounted for 96.1 per cent of the total electricity generation in September 2014, thermal power and wind power accounted for 2.5 and 1.4 per cent respectively.

Net export of power

Norway’s export of power totalled 2 041 GWh in September 2014, while imports came to 283 GWh. This gave a net export of 1 758 GWh. In the same month in 2013 there was a net export of 1 013 GWh.

Lower total electricity consumption

The gross consumption of electricity came to 8 794 GWh in September 2014; a decrease of 0.9 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.