News 2014/2013

  • Taming the forces of nature

    29.10.2014 news

    Per Sanderud, director general of the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE), has a clear message: "Weather will be wilder, warmer and wetter. Climate changes are apparent. We need a completely different extreme weather preparedness now than in the past," he says. He and the NVE are also using their expertise to help other countries establish preparedness against floods, rock and landslides and avalanches.

  • License granted for electricity interconnectors

    13.10.2014 news

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has today granted Statnett licenses for two new electricity interconnectors, one to Germany and one to the United Kingdom. In total, this will increase Norway’s interconnection capacity with near 50 percent.

  • Statkraft takes control of Andershaw Wind Farm project in Scotland

    09.10.2014 news

    Statkraft is now the sole owner of the Andershaw Wind Farm after acquiring Duke Energy Renewables’ 50% share in the project company. The 35MW development, situated south of Glasgow, is fully consented.

    Wind power
  • Statkraft CEO awards grants to young entrepreneurs

    12.09.2014 news

    Christian Rynning-Tønnesen awarded more than 80,000 euros of grants to ClimateSHAPE projects during a World Economic Forum initiative in Tianjin, China this week.

  • New trainees starting their program

    05.09.2014 news

    Eight young men and women began their career with Statkraft this week. They have been hired in Statkraft, and during the next two years they will be part of the trainee program at Europe's largest producer of renewable energy.

  • Draft tube installed at Nedre Røssåga

    15.08.2014 news

    The upgrade of the Nedre Røssåga power plant from 1955 and construction of a new power station is Statkraft’s largest rehabilitation project this year. This summer a giant draft tube is being installed at the new power station.

  • Summer students present battery storage opportunities

    14.08.2014 news

    On the 14th of August the summer students presented their findings on battery storage opportunities for Statkraft to the corporate management team in Oslo.

  • Chasing new ideas

    31.07.2014 news

    Do we have to choose between economic growth and dealing with climate risk? The question is explored in a new article collection published by Statkraft.

  • Big impact on small communities is our corporate opportunity

    03.07.2014 news

    Corporate Responsibility is often seen as a duty, an obligation that companies need to comply with. I like to think of it also as a corporate opportunity. Acting responsible in the socities we operate offers a great many opportunities to understand the challenges on the ground and to perform better.

  • Kick-off for summer project in Düsseldorf

    23.06.2014 news

    "Future Development of Energy Systems: A Case of Battery Storage" is the name of this year's summer project. For the first time ever the project is located outside of Norway, in Düsseldorf.