Norway: Soaring electricity prices give users a jolt

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Not just a CA problem ::::-
Their excuses remind me of CA's obfuscations.

Utility bills can thus join the long list of most other consumer goods and services in Norway that adhere to the "most expensive" category.

A professor at Norwegian business school BI told Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) Friday that electricity priceshave declined in Europe, while they've risen dramatically in Norway.

The higher prices reflect higher taxes, market reforms and a lack of new power plant development in the past decade. At the same time, demand has increased.

Aftenposten

-- spider (spider@web.com), July 27, 2001


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