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Hydroelectric power


When we generate clean electricity from the water in our rivers, we are making use of nature’s cycles. Each day, we go to work to make sure you have electricity in your sockets – both now and in a sustainable, renewable future.

Key figures

100 years

with clean energy

11,3 TWh

from our 73 power plants

700 000

homes with electricity from hydropower


Power station seen from air

Renewable energy now and in the future

For over 100 years, renewable hydropower has been the key to ensuring that Norway has a reliable supply of electricity and has powered the country’s economic growth. In the future, we must increasingly replace fossil fuels with renewable energy sources in order to achieve our climate goals.

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Warning sign for water

Streamflow and flood warnings

The flow of water in regulated waterways varies throughout the year, and it can also change very quickly as a result of power generation and flood situations. Everyone must therefore be careful and respect the signage when traveling along the waterways.