About Agder Energi

Agder Energi is Norway’s third largest energy producer

Brief introduction to Agder Energi

Agder Energi manages renewable energy sources and converts them into electricity. The Group’s activities comprise the generation, distribution and sale of renewable energy, as well as providing energy-related services. Our vision is to be one of the leading companies in the Norwegian renewable energy sector.

Where?

All households in southern Norway are transmission and distribution customers of Agder Energi Nett, while our subsidiary LOS supplies electricity to households and business customers throughout the country. Agder Energi is owned by local municipalities (54.5%) and Statkraft Holding (45.5%). Our head office is in Kristiansand.

Our shareholders Agder Energi Nett Network LOS

How much?

Agder Energi is Norway’s third largest electricity producer

In an average year, Agder Energi generates  7,9 TWh  That is approximately 6% of the total electricity generated in Norway each year.

Nearly all of the electricity that we generate is produced by one of our* 
48 hydroelectric power stations
Learn more about our power stations
*12 of our power stations are part-owned
How many?

The Agder Energi group and its 9 subsidiaries employ around 1,200 people*

350
AT OTERA AS, OTERA INFRA, OTERA XP AND OTERA AB
170
AT THE AGDER ENERGI GROUP
170
AT AGDER ENERGI VANNKRAFT
170
AT AGDER ENERGI NETT
65
At LOS
50
AT AGDER ENERGI KRAFTFORVALTNING
15
AT AGDER ENERGI FJERNVARME
Who does what?

At Agder Energi and its subsidiaries*?

om ae varme
500
In operations
(Line workers, tradespeople and service engineers)
om ae varme
350
In commercial functions
(Advisers, administrators and consultants)
om ae varme
200
In technical jobs
(Engineers and technicians)
om ae varme
150
In management
(Directors and managers)
Corporate social responsibility (CSR)

Agder Energi adds value – to the benefit of the whole of southern Norway

Sol
Sol
Exploiting renewable
  energy resources
is good for the environment
  and climate
 
Sol
Nearly all of the electricity that we
generate is hydroelectricity —
the cheapest and cleanest electricity
available
Sol
Building and maintaining
our infrastructure is vital to our energy-hungry society
Sol
Our focus on renewable energy has led
us to develop the
district heating network in southern Norway 
Sol
Our operations create
significant knock-on benefits
for other businesses in the region
Sol
Our code of conduct helps us to stay
competitive and
enables us to maintain our
good reputation
Sol
Our trainee programme is one of
the ways in which we fulfil our social mission,
by by training tradespeople for the
future
Sol
Each year we make a big financial contribution
to local municipalities,
by returning our profits
to
our shareholders
OTHER PAGES ABOUT HOW WE ADD VALUE:
om ae varme
1,2%=NOK 12,5 million
For Farsund Municipality, its shareholding of just over one percent in Agder Energi translates into twelve millionNorwegian kroner in dividends.

om ae varme
Investing heavily in new hydropower
Agder Energi Vannkraft aims to increase its electricity generation profitably by building new hydroelectric facilities and upgrading existing ones.
om ae varme
Corporate social responsibility reports
Renewable energy is a key part of the solution to the crisis arising from climate change. Each year, Agder Energi publishes a sustainability report following the guidelines of the internationally recognised Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
OTHER PAGES ABOUT AGDER ENERGI:
om ae org. og ledelse
Organisational structure and management
Here you will find information about our group structure, about the members of the senior management team, Board of Directors and corporate assembly,and about our owners.
om ae jobb
Careers at Agder Energi
Agder Energi is an exciting place to work.. We want to hear from bright people who can help us to further develop our business.
om ae historie
History
Agder Energi was created in 2000 through the merger of three major power companies. This was an important milestone in the history of the energy sectorin southern Norway.
om ae innkjøp
Purchasing
Each year, the Agder Energi group buys goods and services worth around cirka 1.8 billion. We place great importance on having a transparent purchasing policy. If you would like to know more, click on the link below.
visjon og verdier
Vision and values
Our vision is to be one of the leading companies in the Norwegian renewable energy sector. Our vision and our values help us to define the goals and direction for our social mission.
Skoleinformasjon
Information for schools
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