The project is multi-disciplinary and is aimed at third-year students onwards. Participants work in a team with a mentor from Statkraft and professional follow-up. At the end of the projects, the students present their work to Statkraft’s group management.
Summer Project 2013
Future Development of Solar Power within Europe’s Energy System
Statkraft is looking for eight students to participate in the Statkraft Summer Project 2013. The project is multi-disciplinary and is aimed at students who have finished at least three years of higher education. Participants work in a self driven team led by a student project manager, with supervision from Statkraft professionals. At the end of the project the students present their work to Statkraft’s Corporate management team.
Statkraft’s Corporate Strategy department and the Market Trading and Origination business area will host this year's summer project, which will focus on development of solar power. What will be the main markets, the economics, the technical, regulatory and environmental trends, the developments and challenges which will influence the European energy markets and Statkraft’s involvement in solar power?
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