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Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water)

Norway - Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water)


220 volts AC, 50Hz. Plugs are of the European round two-pin type.

When moving into a Norwegian home, you will usually find that the utilities have not been disconnected and you just need to have the electricity and water accounts transferred into your name. Electricity is the main form of energy used for heating in Norwegian homes.

Charges for electricity vary throughout the year. Utilities bills are usually sent out monthly and have giros attached, which you need to complete and submit along with your payment. Payment can be made at a bank, post office or by mail. It is also possible to pay your bills online if you use internet banking.

It is safe to drink the water straight from the tap in Norway.


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