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Arendal week 2023: Offshore wind in Norway — what next?

Clarion Hotel Tyholmen, Teaterplassen 2, Arendal, Sørlandet, NO, 4800

Industry in Norway is calling for more renewable electricity in order to accelerate the energy transition and create new jobs in Norway.

2023 is the year in which the first offshore wind licences in Norway will be awarded, at the same time as the global supply chain is experiencing serious financial challenges.

How can Norway ensure that offshore wind becomes the power resource of choice for the future, while at the same time ensuring economic and environmental sustainability at all levels?

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Recording of event held on 17th August. The debate was held in Norwegian. (The recording begins at 11.00 minutes)


Pål Eitrheim, EVP Renewables, Equinor ASA
Marianne Sivertsen Næss, Head of the Energy and Environment Committee at the Storting, Labour Party
Ole Erik Almlid, CEO of NHO, the confederation of Norwegian Enterprise
Peggy Hessen Følsvik, head of LO, the Norwegian labour movement
Kåre Heggebø, head of the Norwegian Fishermen’s Association
Siri Kristiansen, Moderator