Export cables, wind power could pressure Norway's grid

A report from Norway's energy regulator shows that operating the nation's electrical network could become far more demanding than first anticipated.

Photo: Øivind Haug / Statnett

The Norwegian Energy Regulatory Authority, filing under the Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE-RME), has focused on one particular area in its annual energy report: Frequency quality, or the balance between consumption and generation, in the domestic electrical grid.

This is prompted by a surge in instances of frequency fluctuations that burden the power grid.

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