From left: Marit Reiso, Department Manager Civil Works, Olav Weider, CEO and Karolin Reineck-Mollenhauer, Design team leader

Framework argeements with Statnett

Publisert: 26. January, 2024

As part of Statnett's focus on further development of the central power grid in Norway, several framework agreements were announced last fall.  Dr.techn. Olav Olsen has, in joint venture with Høyspent Øst, and subcontractors Arkitektene Astrup and Hellern,  Asplan Viak, Katalyzator, Høyspent Vest and AFRY been awarded a framework agreement on substations. 

CEO Olav Weider is looking forward to starting the assignment. "Together with our well renowned partners we are very pleased to contribute to the considerable change that Statnett will implement for the green transition and electrification of Norway". Weider himself presented how we are preparing for the framework agreement during the start-up meeting at Statnett last week, and adds "Ensuring robust and efficient power distribution are tasks that inspire us both as citizens and engineers" 

In addition to this the framework agreement on subtations, Dr.techn. Olav Olsen also participates in another partial contract for client services lead by WSP.

In total, Statnett will invest NOK 100-150 billion over the next 10 years. The framework contracts have a duration of 4 years with an option for a further 1+1+1+1 years. Total 8 years.

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