Solar Power in the Land of the Midnight Sun

Jun 2021

Wiersholm presents: Could solar power generate enough energy in Norway to become a real contender to hydropower and wind power in the Norwegian energy market? 

At the beginning of 2021 solar power installations in Norway generated around 160 MWp of electricity, of which 40 MWp was installed in the year 2020 alone. This amounts to a solar power production capacity in Norway of around 0.14 TWh. In comparison, wind power generated approximately 4,000 MW of electricity and hydropower approximately 33,000 MW of electricity in the same period.

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