We are building a low emission society

Wind power is the most climate-friendly form of energy and the one with the smallest ecological footprint. We contribute to electrifying the transportation sector and a low-emission society.

The future is electric

Energy efficiency improvement is the most cost-effective way to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. However, in order to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the International Energy Agency (IEA) say that significant amounts of renewable energy will have to be produced. Both the IPCC and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) rank wind power as the technology solution that provides the best climate impact and the smallest ecological footprint of all the renewable and fossil ways of producing electric power.

The graph was developed in 2016 by the International Resource Panel on assignment by UNEP. The graph shows the advantages and disadvantages of the different technologies used to make electric power, including the whole life cycle of the technologies. The bigger the circle, the bigger the impact of the technology.

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... wind power is the most cost-effective way to produce one kilowatt of electric power? Here you will find more useful information about wind power.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Facts before the election: Seven questions and answers about wind turbines

Many people have strong opinions regarding wind power in Norway, but are they based on the right facts?

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Wind and water in perfect harmony

Wind and hydro power complement each other. They interact in the delivery of the most emission-free, energy-efficient and cost-effective electric power there is. It is a myth that these two unique sources of energy are in conflict with each other – in fact, it is quite the contrary.

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News

January 9, 2020
Unemployment has gone with the wind

Two years ago, Egersund had the highest unemployment rate in the country. The historical development of renewable energy around Egersund, the country’s wind power capital, has been a big contributor to turning this trend around.

January 9, 2020
Need for more employees in the wind

The Paris Agreement and ISBS, the UN climate panel, have demanded a faster pace in the transition to a low emission society. Norsk Vind AS wishes to be part of the solution and the change of pace towards zero emissions, and are seeking more competent employees.

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Clean, renewable energy. Is what we deliver.

Here you will find information about the projects we are involved in, the number of windturbines involved – and how much power they deliver.

OUR PROJECTS

Contributing to upping the stakes for renewable energy

We are always interested in getting in contact
with people who wish to get involved in renewable energy, such as property owners.

WIND INVESTING

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