2015

  • Consent granted for first 2.4 GW of Dogger Bank offshore wind development

    08.11.2016 14.41 pressrelease

    The first development consent order application for offshore wind energy at Dogger Bank in the North Sea was granted yesterday – making it the largest renewable energy project ever to receive planning consent in the UK.

  • Statkraft to become majority owner of Brazilian company Desenvix

    08.11.2016 14.41 pressrelease

    Statkraft has agreed with Jackson Empreendimentos S.A. to acquire all of its subsidiary’s shares in the Brazilian power company Desenvix Energias Renováveis S.A.

  • Aquila Capital acquires Småkraft AS

    11.11.2015 10.00 pressrelease

    Germany based Aquila Capital has agreed to acquire Småkraft AS, Norway’s largest operator of small-scale hydropower plants, from owners Statkraft, Agder Energi, BKK, and Skagerak Energi.

  • Statkraft and Grantham Research Institute announce three-year partnership on low-carbon economy research

    08.10.2015 20.49 pressrelease

    (London, 8 October 2015) Statkraft, Europe's largest supplier of renewable energy, today announced that it is supporting a new policy research programme at the internationally recognised Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

  • Statkraft opens Cheves HPP in Peru

    15.09.2015 11.06 pressrelease

    Today, Statkraft opens Cheves hydropower plant in Peru. The power plant is Statkraft’s ninth in the country, and increases the company’s renewable energy generation in Peru to 2,500 GWh per year.

    Cheves hydro power plant. Hydropower
  • Forewind secures consent for another 2.4 GW of offshore wind

    05.08.2015 16.40 pressrelease

    The development consent order for Teesside A&B, at Dogger Bank in the North Sea, was granted today, marking the first decision on a major infrastructure application by the newly appointed UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Amber Rudd.

  • Radically falling costs put offshore wind on track to become cheaper than gas generation

    20.07.2015 14.09 pressrelease

    (London, 19 July 2015) Statkraft, Europe's largest generator of renewable energy, welcomes the latest report by BVG Associates, which outlines how advances in technology the supply chain and policy have combined to put the industry on track to become sustainable without financial support from consumers.

  • Statkraft launches venture capital unit to partner with dynamic start-ups

    18.05.2015 10.12 pressrelease

    (Düsseldorf/Oslo, 18 May 2015) Statkraft, Europe's largest generator of renewable energy establishes a venture capital unit. Statkraft Ventures GmbH will invest up to 10 million EUR per annum in energy related start-ups. Dr Matthias Dill has been appointed as managing director.

  • Changes in Corporate Management in Statkraft

    06.05.2015 08.00 pressrelease

    Member of Corporate Management since 2010 Asbjørn Grundt has been appointed Executive Vice President (EVP) of business area International Hydro. Jürgen Tzschoppe has been appointed EVP and head of business area Market Operations & IT.

  • Statkraft acquires majority stake in Chilean hydropower company

    25.02.2015 08.00 pressrelease

    Statkraft has signed an agreement to buy a majority stake in the listed Chilean hydropower company Empresa Eléctrica Pilmaiquén S.A. («Pilmaiquén»).