Economic Benefits

Through Nordlys Vind, a total of 550 million NOK will be invested into Norway during the construction period.

A total of 550 million NOK will be invested in Norway during the construction period of Nordlys Vind.

Permanent direct employment within the Kattfjord community over an operation period of at least 25 years.

Substantial local land leases, property taxes and grid usage fees paid by the wind farm from its operational revenues.


Indirect securing of employment due to long – term low – cost power supply to the aluminum industry in Northern Norway.

A study has been initiated to assess other benefits to society, by analyzing the benefits for the local community linked to Nordlys Wind’s involvement in Kvaløya. The study was completed in April 2018 and will be served on request.