Lower operating profit in power industry
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Electricity, annual figures2009

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Lower operating profit in power industry

The operating profit in the power industry came to NOK 29.3 billion in 2009; a decrease of 17 per cent compared with 2008. The decline must be seen in conjunction with lower electricity generation and prices in 2009.

Income statement for enterprises in electricity supply, NOK. 1998

Production plants had the highest operating profit in 2009. This is also the case for previous years. The operating profit of production plants amounted to NOK 23 billion. The wholesale plants achieved an operating profit of NOK 1 billion, while the operating profit of grid companies and remaining plants totalled NOK 2.1 and 3.2 billion respectively.

Lower gross investments

The gross investments (purchase minus sale) in the power industry fell from NOK 12.9 billion in 2008 to NOK 10.9 billion in 2009. Gross investments in water power plants, hydro-electric power stations, thermal power plants and wind power plants were NOK 261, 3 095, 303 and 56 million respectively.

Drop in the consumption of electricity

Key figures for enterprises in electricity supply. 2009

There was a decrease of 3 per cent in electricity consumption from 2008 to 2009, and total net consumption totalled 112.4 TWh. While the electricity consumption in power-intensive manufacturing fell by 8 TWh, the electricity consumption in construction and other services and households rose by 0.5 and 1 TWh respectively.

Increase in the electricity consumption in cottages and holiday houses

The electricity consumption in cottages and holiday houses came to 1.6 TWh in 2009; an increase of 7 per cent compared with 2008. Although the electricity consumption in cottages and holiday houses has increased roughly by 6-8 per cent in each year since 2004, it only amounted to 1.5 per cent of the total net consumption in 2009. The electricity consumption in cottages and holiday houses was approximately 1 TWh in 2000.

Electricity prices

Investments in fixed assets, NOK. 1998

The total electricity bill of households consists of power price, grid rent and public taxes (consumer tax and VAT). The total price of households fell from 74.9 øre/kWh in 2008 to 71.5 øre/kWh in 2009, excluding VAT. Power price, grid rent and consumer tax were 35.6, 25.4, 10.5 øre/kWh respectively.

Electricity generation and power exchange

The electricity generation totalled 131.8 TWh in 2009; a decrease of 7 per cent compared with 2008. Norway’s exports of power came to 14.6 TWh in 2009, while imports totalled 5.7 TWh. This gave a net export of 8.9 TWh.