Facts about Agder Energi
Skjerka power station.
Agder Energi’s vision is to be one of the leading companies in the Norwegian renewable energy sector. The Group’s activities comprise the generation, distribution and sale of energy, as well as providing energyrelated services.
Each year, the Group’s 47 wholly-owned and part-owned power stations produce around 7.8 TWh of renewable energy.
The Group also has significant ownership interests in the wind industry, through the companies Statkraft Agder Energi Vind, Dalane Vind and Bjerkreim Vind. These companies are planning to build wind farms in various locations in Norway.
Agder Energi Varme operates district heating plants in places such as Kristiansand, Arendal and Grimstad.
Agder Energi Nett owns and operates the transmission and distribution networks in Vest-Agder and
Aust-Agder, which comprise 19 600 km of power lines. The company has 178 000 transmission and distribution customers.
LOS is Norway’s third largest electricity supplier, with over 150 000 domestic customers. In the business market, LOS is the biggest supplier in Norway.
With 750 employees, Otera is one of Norway’s largest electrical infrastructure contractors. The company also operates in Sweden.
Agder Energi has around 1 600 employees, and is one of the biggest companies in southern Norway. Our business has a positive impact on the region, thanks to our considerable purchases of local goods and services, as well as the dividends and taxes that we pay to the shareholder municipalities.
Ownership structure:Agder Energi is owned by the 30 municipalities in the region (54.5%) and Statkraft Industrial Holding AS (45.5%).
Key figures (2011)Power production (mean): 7.8 TWh
Own power stations: 31
Retail customers: 185,000
Distribution network: 19,600 km
Network customers: 178,000
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