Norwegian energy lobby says grid will be new government's biggest challenge

Both climate action and industry need the Norwegian power grid to expand faster, alongside a more efficient use of the grid, says sector organization Energi Norge.

Energi Norge CEO Knut Kroepelien wants both speed and coherence in the new government's strategy. | Photo: PR / Energi Norge

Thursday saw Norway's new government fall into place. And when new Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre presented his team, it was clear who will be in charge of energy for the next four years.

Marte Mjøs Persen of the Labour Party will be quite busy, says domestic lobby group Energi Norge, indicating various areas in need of extra attention in the time to come.

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