Norway: Summary

Updated: 10.01.2019

Author: Oskar Vågerö

Support schemes

The Kingdom of Norway promotes renewable energy through a quota system including a certificate trading scheme.

More about support schemes

Grid issues

Grid operators are obliged to connect renewable energy plants to their grids without discriminating against certain (groups of) plant operators. This obligation also applies if the realisation of the new connection requires the development of the grid.  

More about grid issues

Further information

  • Norges vassdrags- og energidirektorat (NVE) – Norwegian Water Resource and Energy Directorate
  • + 47 22 95 95 95
  • NVE website
  • nve(at)