TrønderEnergi

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TrønderEnergi AS
Municipal owned
Industry Power
Founded 1950
Headquarters Trondheim, Norway
Area served
Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Key people
Ståle Gjersvold (CEO)
Per Kristian Skjærvik Chairman
Revenue Increase NOK 844 million (2006)
NOK 320 million (2006)
NOK 183 million (2006)
Number of employees
500 (2011)
Website [1]

TrønderEnergi is a power company based in the municipality Trondheim, Norway that operates hydroelectric power plants and wind farms, as well as the power grid in parts of the county Sør-Trøndelag. The grid encompasses eleven municipalities, and current grid to 120.000 customers. Total electricity production is 3.0 TWh.

It also owns the Ugandan Tronder Power Ltd., which in 2008 built and since then operated Bugoye Power Station in southwestern Uganda. This with financial aid from the Norwegian stateowned equity company and Bugoye co-owner Norfund.

The company is entirely owned by 22 municipalities as well as Nordmøre Energiverk, though organized as a limited company. The owners are the municipalities of Agdenes (2.32%), Bjugn (5.69%), Frøya (2.75%), Hemne (4.88%), Hitra (2.54%), Holtålen (1.49%), Malvik (2.71%), Melhus (14.66%), Midtre Gauldal (3.51%), Nordmøre Energiverk (3.99%), Oppdal (3.25%), Orkdal (11.70%), Osen (1.02%), Rissa (8.87%), Roan (1.05%), Selbu (1.39%), Skaun (4.98%), Snillfjord (1.34%), TrønderEnergi (2.63%), Ørland (2.79%), Åfjord (4.15%), Trondheim (10.00%), Klæbu (0,10%).

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1950 as an inter-municipal agency named Sør-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk, later changing its name to Sør-Trøndelag Kraftselskap and finally to the limited company TrønderEnergi AS. In 2001 it merged with Melhus Energi. The same year TrønderEnergi bought 49% of the power company Nordmøre Energiverk. In 2010 it merged with Trondheim Energi Nett AS.

Power plants[edit]