Trondhjems Elektricitetsværk og Sporvei

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Trondhjems Elektricitetsværk og Sporvei
Municipally owned
Industry Transport and Energy
Successor Trondheim Energiverk
Trondheim Sporvei
Founded 1901
Defunct 1936
Headquarters Trondheim, Norway
Area served
Trondheim, Norway
Products Electricity production
Electricity distribution
Tram operation
Parent City of Trondheim

Trondhjems Elektricitetsværk og Sporvei was a municipally owned power company and tram operator in Trondheim, Norway between 1901 and 1936 when the company was split in Trondheim Energiverk (TEV) and Trondheim Sporvei. The company was founded on November 4, 1901 to build a hydro electric power plant at Øvre Leirfoss and the Trondheim Tramway that replaced the old horse omnibus service from 1893.

Through the company the tramway in Trondheim was expanded to Elgeseter with Elgeseterlinjen in 1913 and to Trondheim Central Station. The company was organised as a municipal agency. Today both the successors of the company are owned by the Government of Norway with TEV being a subsidiary of Statkraft while Trondheim Sporvei now is part of Team Trafikk, a subsidiary of Nettbuss.

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TEV History