News 2016/2015

  • Warning birds with UV lights

    08.11.2016 news

    A pilot project in Smøla will examine whether ultraviolet (UV) light can reduce the risk of birds colliding with wind turbines.

  • Statkraft launches an ecological mapping in Ljungan

    08.11.2016 news

    Statkraft is launching a project together with other stakeholders to study the ecology downriver Viforsens power plant. The aim of the project is to evaluate how the physical conditions, such as water flow and bottom structure, affect the ecology of the area.

  • UK onshore wind project sold

    08.11.2016 news

    Statkraft UK has completed the sale of its 50 per cent share in Barmoor Wind Power Ltd, the company that owns the six turbine Barmoor wind farm project. The project has been sold to EDF Energy Renewables.

  • Germany's largest "power plant"

    08.11.2016 news

    Statkraft's virtual power plant, now at more than 5,000 MW, has a larger capacity than the largest nuclear and coal power plants in Germany.

  • In the third industrial revolution

    08.11.2016 news

    Soon, hundreds of millions of people will be producing their own renewable energy, writes Bente E. Engesland.

  • Fatal accident in Albania

    08.11.2016 news

    On Tuesday 29. April, at 17:20 a fatal working accident occurred with work carried out for the Devoll project in Albania. The accident happened when three workers were hit by a rock slide while securing the slopes along the public road leading to our project area for Moglice hydropower plant in the Devoll valley, southern Albania.

  • Researching for the future

    08.11.2016 news

    Where will the next big flood in Norway be? What if the Himalayan glaciers melt? Is building hydropower plants in Turkey profitable? These are some of the questions R&D programme manager Uta Gjertsen is trying to answer.

  • Statkraft enters into 88MW solar PPA

    08.11.2016 news

    Statkraft has entered into a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the renewable energy generated from an 88 MW (megawatt) portfolio of six utility-scale photovoltaic solar power plants across the UK.

  • Engineers of tides

    08.11.2016 news

    High and low water, the weather and the wind governs the working day for Mark Williamson, marine coordinator at the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm.

  • Mörttjärnberget wind farm put into operation

    08.11.2016 news

    Mörttjärnberget wind farm, part of one of the largest wind power investments in Sweden, was inaugurated 4 May. The park consists of 37 wind turbines, expected to produce about 280 GWh a year, which corresponds to household electricity in 56,000 Swedish villas or 140,000 apartments.