Developing connections for a power exchange between Scotland and Norway requires large investments and a high level of professional competence.
Three municipal-owned power companies - Lyse, Agder Energi and Hafslund E-Co - and the Swedish state's Vattenfall, have established a Joint Venture called NorthConnect. 47 municipalities in Western Norway, Southern Norway and Eastern Norway have rolled up their sleeves and made the commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Among the largest owner municipalities are the cities of Stavanger, Sandnes, Arendal, Kristiansand and Oslo. In addition, the Norwegian and Swedish state have ownership interests, via Agder Energi (Statkraft) and Vattenfall, respectively.