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Increased consumption of district heating
statistikk
2009-09-29T10:00:00.000Z
Energy and manufacturing
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District heating and district cooling1 October 2009

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Increased consumption of district heating

The consumption of district heating was 2 917 GWh in 2008; an increase of 5.8 per cent from 2007. The use of district heating has increased almost every year since 1983, when the consumption was 193 GWh.

Consumption of district heating by consumer group. 1992-2008. GWh

Net production of district heating by type of heat central. Per cent. 2008

The gross production of hot water and steam came to 3 741 GWh in 2008, of which 99 GWh was used in the production of electricity and 382 GWh was non-distributed heat, resulting in a net production of district heating of 3 260 GWh.

Net production of district heating by type of heat central in 2007 and 2008. GWh (Corrected 1 October 2009)
  2007 2008 Change in per cent
Total net production 3 066 13 260 16.3
Refuse incineration plant           1 217 1 418 16.5
Oil boilers  186  131 -29.5
Wood waste  431  452 5.0
Electric boilers  623  544 -12.7
Heat pumps  249 1 336 135.1
Gas  170  228 34.5
Waste heat  191  152 -20.6
1  The figure is corrected 1 October 2009.

Total investments in district heating in 2008 came to NOK 1 250 million. The price of district heating increased from 50.5 øre/kWh in 2007 to 59.3 øre/kWh in 2008, exclusive of value added tax. Increased consumption and higher prices resulted in a large increase in sales income of almost 25 per cent. In 2008, sales of district heating amounted to NOK 1.7 billion.

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