Germany

Trading desk in Germany

Statkraft Markets GmbH is an important centre for energy trading in Europe. (Photo: Sabine Grothues)

Statkraft Markets GmbH opened its office in Düsseldorf in September 1999. Focusing on generation and trading we are actively participating in the shaping of a thriving pan-European wholesale, spot and forward market for power fuels and CO2. Since October 2007 we have also been a power generating company.

Statkraft Markets GmbH serves as a centralised trading hub for Germany, Austria, France, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

One of our core businesses is trading and sales of electricity, fuels and CO2, with a list of customers that count distributors, other traders, industrial consumers and power producers.

You can read a full presentation of our products and services for the professional market here.

Since January 2009 Statkraft operates in total 10 hydro power (9 run-of-river and 1 pumped-storage), 4 gas power and 2 biomass power stations in Germany. The operation of these power stations is optimised by the Dispatch department in the Düsseldorf office.

You can find more information on Statkraft's German website.

  • Affoldern

    Ownership: 100 % Production: 11 GWh Power: 3 MW The run-of-river hydropower plant in Affoldern in Hessen i Germany is located along the Eder River. I...

    Affoldern Hydropower plant. Hydropower
  • Dörverden

    Ownership: 100 % Production: 22 GWh Power: 4 MW The run-of-river Hydropower plant Dörverden is located along the Weser River in Lower Saxony. It was...

    Dörverden hydropower plant. Hydropower
  • Drakenburg

    Ownership: 100 % Production: 28 GWh Power: 5 MW The run-of-river hydropower plant Drakenburg in Lower Saxony in Germany is located along the Weser...

    Drakenburg hydropower plant. Hydropower
  • Emden

    Ownership: 100 % Production: - Power: 450 MW At the beginning of 2009, Statkraft took over the Emden power plant located in Lower Saxony in Germany...

    The Emden power plant. Gas power
  • Emden biomass power plant

    Ownership: 100 % Production: 140 GWh Power: 20 MW The biomass power plant in Emden generates power and steam by burning scrap wood. The electrical...

    The biomass power plant in Emden. District heating
  • Erzhausen

    Ownership: 100 % Production: - Power: 220 MW The pumped storage power plant Erzhausen in Lower Saxony in Germany was commissioned in 1964 after a...

    The power plant Erzhausen. Hydropower
  • Herdecke

    Ownership: 50 % Production: 3000 GWh Power: 400 MW The German gas-fired power plant in Herdecke near Dortmund in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany wa...

    The German gas-fired power plant in Herdecke. Gas power
  • Knapsack

    Ownership: 100 % Production: 7000 GWh Power: 800 MW Knapsack gas power plant is the first of two gas power plants built by Statkraft in Germany and w...

    Knapsack gas power plant. Gas power
  • Landesbergen

    Ownership: 100 % Production: 36 GWh Power: 7 MW At the beginning of 2009 Statkraft took over the run-of-river hydropower plant in Landesbergen in Low...

    Hydropower plant in Landesbergen. Hydropower
  • Landesbergen biomass power plant

    Ownership: 100 % Production: 140 GWh Power: 20 MW The biomass power plant in Landesberg generates power by burning scrap wood. The electrical power...

    Landesbergen biomass power plant. District heating