About us

NIDECO AS (Norwegian International Development Company AS) was founded in February 2014, and  is based in Oslo, Norway.

Our vision is to contribute significantly to the use of Sustainable Energy (SE) in developing countries and thereby contributing positively to sustainable development in urban and rural areas.

We provide products and solutions to people, the commercial sector and to the industry. 


  • Target the need for modern energy services;
  • Offer scalable products and solutions;
  • Aim at replacing fossil fuels and unhealthy energy practices with Sustainable Energy fuels and practices.

Countries of Operation

Core Values

Trust is a fundamental value in NIDECO, and it is guiding for all aspects of the business.

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Board of Directors

Hans-Martin Førsund, Chairman of the Board

Are Larsen Otterdal, Vice Chairman of the Board

Karl Skaar, Board Member

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Hans-Martin Førsund, CEO

Lawyer, experienced international consultant, entrepreneur and renewable energy expert.

E-mail: hans@nideco.no

Tel: +47 91376289

Are Larsen Otterdal, Technical Manager

Experienced Engineer within multi-discipline project management, inspection/commissioning and quality management. Business start-up and entrepreneurial training expert.

E-mail: Are@nideco.no

Tel: +47 90168301

Harald Holst-Sverresvold, Project Manager

Master in Economics, natural resources in developing economies. In addition an extensive Ghana network, good knowledge of West African culture, ethics and business.

E-mail: harald@nideco.no

Tel: +47 48614618



From the incorporation of NIDECO in 2014 - present, we have been doing entrepreneurship training and Sustainable Energy product sales and business development in a number of African countries. Our activities are based on years of experience.

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