News archive

  • Germany’s Minister of Finance visits Statkraft

    08.11.2016 news

    Germany’s Minister of Finance visited Statkraft’s power plant at Knapsack on 11 September to learn more about the technology used in a modern gas and steam turbine power plant. He was not disappointed.

  • With stars in their eyes

    08.11.2016 news

    Jazz musician Jørgen Mathisen (24) and biathlete Thekla Brun-Lie (16) express their ambition in completely different ways, but have two things in common: They are among Norway’s best and brightest, and Statkraft is their sponsor.

  • New R&D programme on climate change

    08.11.2016 news

    How will climate change affect energy production in different parts of the world? A new R&D programme is set to produce information that may shape investment decisions, energy management, and operation and maintenance in Statkraft.

  • Statkraft presents climate for business leaders

    08.11.2016 news

    A new report commissioned by Statkraft disseminates the very latest climate science into a clear and digestible read for business leaders. The report highlights the urgency of climate action.

  • Investing in veterans

    08.11.2016 news

    The era of major hydropower developments in Norway is over. Instead, Statkraft faces a time of major renovations and is reinvesting NOK 12 billion in upgrading power plants.

  • Statkraft halts osmotic power investments

    08.11.2016 news

    For more than a decade, Statkraft has developed osmotic power. The ambition has been to develop a competitive, new technology for production of renewable energy within 2020. Statkraft will now discontinue its efforts and leave the technology development to other players in the global market.

  • New health and safety forum to focus on offshore wind industry

    08.11.2016 news

    Nine of the world’s largest renewable energy developers have come together to form a new group, that places health and safety at the forefront of all offshore wind activity and developments - G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association Limited.

  • 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.