Welcome to the Oslo region
– a green innovation leader

Illustration: Lund Hagem Architects/ Atelier Oslo/ Kultur -og idrettsbygg Oslo KF

Green Visits organizes professional visits for international delegations visiting the Oslo region. We offer support to match the right business contacts and ensure that visitors acquire the knowledge they are interested in within green innovation and sustainable development.
Read more about green visits.

Visit us and experience

Our green visit objects
Our green companies

World leading
solutions for advanced
waste management

A learning arena
for fossil-free

A living lab for
circular economy

The world`s first
city with an
integrated carbon budget

The electric mobility
capital of the world

A piloting area for
plus-energy and

Our green companies
Our green visit objects

Topics – Areas of interest

Take a tour and experience the different plants, companies, projects and research infrastructure that make Oslo region a green innovation leader.

Green transport

Oslo region has the highest per capita sales and stock of electric cars in the world, with a well developed charging infrastructure. The public transport system will become fossil free by 2020 and already today many of our buses are electric, or use biogas or hydrogen as fuel.

Learn more about green transport

Renewable energy

Norway is well-known for its competence within hydropower as more than 90% of our electricity is produced by Norway`s many rivers and lakes. However, in order to become 100% fossil-free in the future, we work with other forms of renewable energy as well. Solar energy is increasingly important for us.

Learn more about green transport

Green buildings

The building sector is developing innovative solutions to tackle the need for energy efficiency.  Fifty pilot projects for climate neutral building and urban areas will be developed in Oslo by 2020.

Learn more about green building

Waste in the circular economy

Stakeholders in the Oslo region are working together to close the resource loops and re-integrate waste streams back into the production system. Innovative technology is a key enabler. Oslo region has a range of innovative waste sorting plants, one of which is world`s first fully automated plant.

Learn more about waste in circular economy

Featured visit objects

Powerhouse Kjørbo – Plus energy office building.

Two office buildings from the early 80`s, renovated to Powerhouse standard i.e. the buildings produce more renewable energy that they consume over the course of lifetime.

Go to visit object

The Magic Factory

The Magic Factory outside Tønsberg recycles food waste and manure into climate-friendly biogas and valuable bio-fertilizer.

Go to visit object