About Norway //

The power of the Norwegian waterfalls has been utilized to turn millwheels from as far back as the early Middle Ages. The advent of electrification towards the end of the 1800s made it possible to harness the abundance of waterways to provide power to factories located further away from the water source. Thus, hydropower laid the foundation for the industrialization of Norway. In the early 1900...

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About Norway //

The ratio of natural energy resources per capita is very high in Norway, with hydropower representing the most important resource. The country’s topography and hydrological status results in concentrated rainfall in the western areas leading in turn to high run-off through waterfalls and river systems. A multitude of natural lakes and waters at high altitudes in sparsely populated or uninhabite...

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About Norway //

Norway is the sixth largest producer of hydropower in the world. The Norwegian hydropower sector has been designed to accommodate variation in the natural supply of water to the power stations and to match production to seasonal changes in demand. A number of reservoirs can store water from surplus wet years for use in years with low precipitation, which facilitates coordination with countries...

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