Summer project

Statkraft’s summer project represents an exciting challenge. You will get to work on important topics while getting to know Statkraft as a future employer.

Would you like to do more for the planet? Would you like to learn more about the smart and clean cities of the future? Join Statkraft's summer project 2016. We are looking for students to take part in our summer project. You will join a team of eight students with a multidisciplinary and international background. You will learn how to work in a diverse team, solving complex issues and future challenges. You will experience how Statkraft work with innovation and enhance your knowledge of the future energy system. As part of the team you will be supervised by a project manager and experts from Statkraft.

The topic for the summer project 2016 is smart/clean cities

Application deadline is March 14th 2016

The project team will be expected to analyse the:

  • political ambitions, will and incentives expected to be put in place
  • technological solutions, their prospects today and cost of development
  • market landscape evolving and players’ positioning
  • business opportunities relevant for Statkraft and required business model to capture them

Previous projects

  • 2015: Market-based Support schemes for renewables
  • 2014: Future development of energy systems: a case of battery storage
  • 2013: Future Development of Solar Power within Europe’s Energy System
  • 2012: Integration of Wind Power in Europe’s Future Power System. Statkraft has an ambition for growth in wind power and we are well under way. Statkraft has market presence in Norway, Sweden and the UK, and is engaged in both onshore and offshore wind power.
  • 2011: Statkraft is heavily involved in hydro power investment in emerging markets through its subsidiary SN Power. Today, Statkraft and SN Power have a portfolio of plants and offices in the Philippines, Chile, Peru, India (incl. Himalaya), Brazil, Laos, including plans for further expansions. The project included a literature survey, field studies, and utilising internal expertise in Statkraft and SN Power, to deliver high quality political, technical and commercial analyses of these markets.
  • 2010: Carry out a comprehensive analysis of the largest power companies in Europe and in selected markets in Asia and South-America, where Statkraft has activities.
  • 2009: Statkraft is focused on renewable energy in Europe and now wants to assess the opportunities for targeting small-scale hydropower plants in a number of European countries. The students have evaluated the technical, financial and regulatory conditions for such an initiative.
  • 2008: Rehabilitation strategy for the Nore plants.
  • 2007: The fourth turning - a long term energy strategy for Norway
  • 2006: To prepare a rehabilitation strategy for the Røsåga water course in Northern Norway 
  • 2005: To evaluate the changes and opportunities that the EU’s expansion from 15 to 25 member states will mean for Statkraft
  • 2004: To assess new power production in Finnmark
  • 2003: To assess the financial, technical and environmental aspects of Statkraft’s power plant in Høyanger