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The Crown Prince advocates several Norwegian power cables abroad

Crown Prince HaakonCrown Prince Haakon.Photo: Terje Pedersen / NTB scanpix


In an interview with the German magazine Spiegel, Crown Prince Haakon asserts that one power cable between Norway and Europe is not enough.

One power cable is not enough, but it is a start, says The Crown Prince to Spiegel on the question of Norway’s role as a battery for Europe.

The role of battery means that Norway can buy power from Germany when they have excess wind and solar power, and thereby build up the fill levels in Norwegian water reservoirs.

ABC news reproduces parts of the interview where the Crown Prince also says that in his role he cannot interfere in political debates.

The Crown Prince also says that what is happening with the great school-strike movement, started by the Swedish 16-year-old Greta Thunberg, is important.

I believe this movement is very important, perhaps in retrospect it will become a historical moment in time, as a moment when it became possible to initiate changes that have long been needed, he said according to Dagens Næringsliv.

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