|Tom Nysted (CEO)
Sigmund Kroslid (chair)
Agder Energi is a power company based in Agder, Norway. It is the third largest power producer in Norway, after its largest owner, Statkraft (45.5%) who owns it along with 30 municipalities in the region Agder. It owns a stake in or operates 47 hydroelectric power plants, operates the power grid in 30 municipalities, as well as district heating in Kristiansand, Mandal and Risør. Through the subsidiary LOS, Agder Energi offers end-user sale of power and broadband.
Agder Energi was created in 2000 when Aust-Agder Energi (AAE), Vest-Agder Energiverk (VAE) og Kristiansand Energiverk (KEV) were merged. At the time the company was valued at NOK 14.8 billion. The ownership was divided by 31.23% to AAE, 38.36% to VAE and 27.96% to KEV. In 2002 the state owned Statkraft bought 45.5% of the company.