Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate
The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) is a directorate under the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. It's mandate is to ensure an integrated and environmentally sound management of the country's water resources, promote efficient energy markets and cost-effective energy systems and contribute to efficient energy use.
Together with the EEA Grants and the Norway Grants, they provide funding to different EU countries in Central and Southern Europe. There are many programme areas within different sectors ranging from environmental protection and climate change to civil society and research.