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Highlights 2011

A pure-play energy group

A pure-play energy group

In 2011, Hafslund started building a 56 MW wood-powder-fired boiler at Haraldrud heating plant as a measure to phase out fossil fuels in district heating production.

New grid for heightened electricity requirements

New grid for heightened electricity requirements

With the population expanding by 20,000 a year and significant ongoing business development, Oslo needs more power. Hafslund Nett is therefore continuing its initiatives to expand and upgrade Oslo’s electricity grid.

«Dagmar» caused outages

«Dagmar» caused outages

On Boxing Day Storm Dagmar raged over the company's operating area and more than 50,000 of Hafslund Nett’s customers were affected by outages.

Major grid plans launched in Østfold

Major grid plans launched in Østfold

In order to secure stable electricity supplies in Østfold, in autumn 2011 Hafslund Nett tabled plans for new, reinforced power lines in the area. Licences have been applied for to lay two 132 kV lines.

First steps towards AMS

First steps towards AMS

Advanced metering systems (AMS) will play a prominent role in the energy industry for many years to come. In 2011 Hafslund launched its introductory project, which will impact all customers in the grid area.

More power from Glomma

More power from Glomma

Hafslund's long-standing tradition as a producer of environmentally friendly hydropower was continued with the opening of a new run-of-river plant at Kykkelsrud in Askim in August 2011.

More environmentally friendly district heating from Haraldrud

More environmentally friendly district heating from Haraldrud

Hafslund is continuing its work to phase out fossil energy sources in the production of district heating. In 2011 the company started work on the establishment of a 56 MW wood-powder-fired boiler at Haraldrud heating centre.

Customer service centre of the year

Customer service centre of the year

Hafslund Customer Service Centre came top of the Max Marketing Mix 2011 list, earning the right to call itself «Customer Service Centre of the Year». The customer centre also became Norway’s first certified in-house customer centre.

Glowing employees

Glowing employees

In 2011 Hafslund implemented the Glow development programme – a continuation of Hafslund's previous talent programme. 23 employees with strong drive and specialist knowledge participated in the programme.

Success in Frogner Park

Success in Frogner Park

Sunday 5 June saw Hafslund stage the second Environmental Festival for Children in Oslo’s Frogner Park. 60,000 people of all ages participated in a wide range of activities and saw an impressive collection of artists perform on stage.

Dream meeting with the future

Dream meeting with the future

Hafslund’s Dream Meeting is a partnership between Hafslund, Vålerenga Fotball and 29 amateur clubs in greater Oslo conceived to develop children’s and youth football. In 2011, 20,000 children and young people benefited from the scheme.

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