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Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water, Household Waste)

Oslo - Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water, Household Waste)

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Electricity

Oslo gets its power supply from Hafslund ASA. For the power connection to be switched on, you have to call Hafslund Stram at 815 44 660 between 8AM to 8 PM from Monday to Friday.

In case there is an interruption in power supply, call the Hafslund Netts Opertaions center any hour of the day at 815 30 400-9

As per the rules of the Norwegian Water and Energy Directorate (NVE), consumers must read their meters every alternate month starting 1st January and report the same to their power company. The monthly bill includes a fixed fee of NOK 75 and power at the rate of NOK 0.5763 per KWh

For a glossary of terms used in Norwegian in your monthly electricity bill refer to this page.

Water Supply and Sewerage

Tap water in Oslo ranks as one of the cleanest in the world, and can be safely consumed directly.

Oslo has two water treatment plants at Oset in Kjelsas and Skullerud. The Oslo Water and Sewerage Works (VAV) provides public water supply and sewerage services. It can be contacted on +47 23 43 7033 or +47 90 85 74 51 and at www.vav.oslo.kommune.no



Expat Health Insurance Partners


Bupa Global

At Bupa we have been helping individuals and families live longer, healthier, happier lives for over 60 years. We are trusted by expats in 190 different countries and have links with healthcare organisations throughout the world. So whether you're moving abroad for a change of career or a change of scene, with our international private health insurance you will always be in safe hands.

Cigna

Cigna has worked in international health insurance for more than 30 years. Today, Cigna has over 71 million customer relationships around the world. Looking after them is an international workforce of 31,000 people, plus a network of over 1 million hospitals, physicians, clinics and health and wellness specialists worldwide, meaning you have easy access to treatment.