Nexans Norway AS
Cable installation in Lofoten in 1961
For more than eighty years, Nexans Norway AS – formerly Standard Telefon og Kabelfabrik AS (STK) – has beenthe principal supplier of power cables in Norway. These eight decades have seen enormous development of thecountry´s hydropower resources. Today, Norway´s consumption of electricity per capita is higher than that ofany other country in the world.Most of the hydro-electric power stations are located in the mountains, whereas the main centres of populationare in the lowland and coastal regions. Consequently, hydropower development has been accompanied by thegrowth of an extensive power grid for the transmission and distribution of electricity.Underground and submarine cables are important components in the power grid. Over the years, NexansNorway has acquired vast experience in manufacturing and installing power cable systems.