October 18, 2022

The wind industry should contribute more to local welfare

The governement have suggested increased taxes for the industry by implementation of a resource rent tax on wind power, an increased production fee and an extraordinary tax on the energy sold for a price that exceeds 70 øre per kWh.t, and a doubling of the production fee.

September 17, 2020

Request for Expression of Interest

Preparation Compensation Payment and Social Safeguard Action Plan Makambako Wind Power Project, Tanzania Norsk Vind AS, a Norwegian wind project developer, on behalf of Sino-Tan Renewable Energy Ltd is inviting qualified companies to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the mentioned services related to the 100 MW Makambako Wind Power Project.

June 23, 2020

Norsk Vind AS invites qualified companies to tender

Norsk Vind AS, a Norwegian wind project developer, on behalf of Sino-Tan Renewable Energy Ltd is inviting qualified companies to submit a tender for providing legal services for the 100 MW Makambako Wind Power Project in Tanzania.

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.

January 9, 2020

- There is no doubt that wind power reduces CO2 emissions

This was written by Kristoffer Rypdal in a contribution to the debate in the VG newspaper on 24 October. Dr. Rypdal is a professor with the UiT – Norway's Arctic University and of the opinion that Hogne Hongset presented erroneous, flimsy and unserious claims in his article in VG two days earlier.

January 9, 2020

- A new renewable energy industrial fairy tale in Norway

The development of wind power projects provides hundreds of jobs locally, regionally and nationally in Norway. It is also the key to an expansion of energy-intensive industry with a great number of jobs. This was demonstrated in a recent analysis prepared for NORWEA, an industry organisation. The analysis shows that favorable wind conditions in interaction with regulated hydro power, and a strong decline in the cost of wind turbines, makes it very attractive to invest in Norwegian wind power projects. According to the analysis, no country benefits more than Norway. It is only Danish wind power projects that are even close to measuring up to the profitability of Norwegian wind power.

January 9, 2020

Facebook with historic 15-year wind purchase agreement for the Bjerkreim cluster

Facebook has signed a wind power agreement for the purchase of all electric power for 15 years from the wind cluster developed by Norsk Vind and based in the Stavanger region. Norsk Vind is also the constructor and will operate the wind farm.

November 28, 2019

Information about changing the company name

Norsk Vind Energi AS will change its name to Norsk Vind AS.

November 28, 2019

Information regarding change of corporate name

Norsk Vind Energi AS changes its name to Norsk Vind AS.

November 19, 2019

KPMG Law warns against tax proposal: “There is no super profit in Norwegian wind power”

After having compared wind power taxes in a number of countries, KPMG Law warns against an economic rent tax on Norwegian wind power, writes on 3 November.

November 7, 2019

New policies for more wind power

Marius Holm, the General Manager of ZERO, an environmental foundation, has encouraged the Petroleum and Energy Secretary to present a new plan, so wind power development does not stop after 2021. This was in an article on the Ytring website of NRK, the state broadcaster, on 25 October.

November 4, 2019

The first components arrived on 24 March.‍

In an article in the Aftenposten daily newspaper on 28 October, the acting chairman of Unge Høyre, the youth division of the conservative party, Daniel Skjevik-Aasberg, claimed that the government is ruining the profitable development of clean wind energy in Norway. The government’s shelving of the national framework, “sends Norway's most important climate measure into free fall”, he writes.

November 1, 2019

Three learning points from the Norway Energy Days 2019

On 17-18 October, the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) arranged the event Norway Energy Days 2019.

September 9, 2019

Industry wants as much wind power as possible

The Federation of Norwegian Industries has given wind power a very warm welcome. Alcoa, an aluminium giant, has secured over half of its power needs with wind power. And they want more.

September 9, 2019

Industry wants wind power

Union leaders and the Federation of Norwegian Industries, which represents manufacturers, made their message clear in two recent letters to editors, on behalf of their members: Norwegian industry and business need cheap renewable power – and wind power on land is an important part of the solution.

May 23, 2019

- The climate needs wind power

Gaute Eiterjord, the leader of Nature and Youth – Young Friends of the Earth Norway, warns against a wind power debate based on wishful thinking and fundamental opposition.

March 13, 2019

Hordavind – a profitable climate initiative

Today, Norsk Vind AS submitted a report to NVE regarding the Hordavind wind power plant in Northern Hordland. The size of the project is 1,500 MW, and it is expected to have an annual power production of over 5 TWh. This corresponds to the energy consumption of over 300,000 households. Hordavind will be one of the biggest wind power plants in Europe.

March 5, 2019

The municipality of Zürich buys the Måkaknuten wind power plant from Norsk Vind

ewz, the municipal energy company of Zürich, has a strategic goal of 100% renewable energy production in its portfolio. That is why ewz is purchasing the Måkaknuten wind farm in the municipalities of Gjesdal and Bjerkreim. Norsk Vind AS will build and operate the wind power plant.

December 3, 2018

“Climate changes are the greatest threat to nature”, says the Prime Minister.

While some are sceptical of windmills in the countryside, Prime Minister Erna Solberg is pleased with the upswing in wind power development. In a statement to the Bergens Tidende daily newspaper, she says that climate changes are by far the greatest threat to nature.

September 27, 2018

Respect for the choice of the landowners

Representatives of the Voengelh-Njaarke reindeer grazing district gave a resounding no to the plans of Norsk Vind.

May 21, 2018

Press release

Grand opening of Egersund windfarm; Wednesday 23rd at 13.00.

May 16, 2018

Official opening of Egersund windfarm on May 23.rd 2018 at 13.00 Open event for the public at 17.00

Norway is one step closer to reaching the UN Sustainable Goals; Grand opening of the windfarm in Egersund