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Norges Vassdrags- og Energidirektorat (Norwegian Water Resources and Energy
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© Ifri F. Harbo / The European Gas and Oil Market When a Norwegian hydropower producer sells “guarantees of
origin”, which guarantees that the buyer has bought good Norwegian
hydropower, Norwegian electricity consumption automatically uses less
wind power. But this is only on paper. The part of renewable energy is still
lower than in reality. This makes it difficult for the Norwegian companies to
keep positive climate accounts. In 2007, Norway produced more renewable
energy than it used, but at the same time renewable energy does not make
up more than 82% in the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy
Directorate’s so-called commodity declaration on national consumption.
The reason is that energy producers earned money through the export of
the guarantees of origin to...
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