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2016 was the worst year for Norwegian wind in many years

In just one year, Norwegian wind production has dwindled from setting records to delivering the second-worst year for the industry in five years.

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Not since 2010 has Norway produced as little wind power as last year, according to an annual report from NVE, to which Norwegian media Sysla has gained access.

In 2016, 2.1 tWh were produced in wind energy in Norway and this corresponds to just 1.4 percent of the total electricity production in Norway. This makes 2016 the second-worst year in decades for Norwegian wind turbine production.

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