|Policy status:||In Force|
1993, 1994, 1998, 2004
|Policy Type:||Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Taxes|
|Policy Target:||Energy Sector>Electricity Generation|
|Agency:||Directorate of Customs and Excise|
Introduced in 1951, an electricity tax has been levied on final consumption. In addition there was a tax on hydro-power production in 1993–1997. Mining and quarrying and manufacturing were exempted 1994–2003. Since 2004 mining and quarrying and manufacturing except power-intensive processes pay a low rate of NOK 0,0045 per kWH. Power-intensive processes remain exempted. Ordinary rate (paid by households, agriculture, service industries and public sector) is NOK 0,1365 per kWh in 2014.
1993: Hydro-power production tax introduced.
1994: Mining and quarrying and manufacturing exempted. 1998: Hydro-power production tax ended.
2004: Mining and quarrying and manufacturing except power-intensive processes taxed at low rate.
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