13.12.2020

Ettestøl nominated for energy industry award

Ingunn Ettestøl, Head of Sustainability at Arendals Fossekompani, is nominated for the Norwegian «Power Woman of the Year» award.

Ingunn Ettestøl

The prize is awarded by Kraftkvinnene, which in 2019 was established as a network for all women in the Norwegian renewable energy sector.

76 women from different parts of the Norwegian renewable energy industry are among the nominees.

A survey conducted by Energy Norway for Statistics Norway in 2020 shows a slight increase in the proportion of women in the power industry in recent years. According to the survey, 21 per cent of all employees are women, whereas among engineers the proportion of women is only 11 per cent.