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  • First hydropower plant in Albania opened

    23.09.2016 news

    On Friday, Statkraft officially opened its first power plant in Albania. The 73 MW Banja hydropower plant is the first of the two power plants being constructed as part of the 256 MW Devoll hydropower project.

  • Statkraft re-evaluates UK offshore wind portfolio

    09.09.2016 news

    Statkraft prepares a possible divestment of shares in Sheringham Shoal, Dudgeon and Dogger Bank. The operator role at Sheringham Shoal will be transferred to Statoil.

  • New trainees in Statkraft

    05.09.2016 news

    A group of engineering, economics and strategic management graduates started their career in Statkraft this week.

  • First electricity produced in Albania

    02.09.2016 news

    Late in the evening of August 31, the 7.2 MW Eco Flow Unit at Banja Hydropower Plant in Albania was successfully synchronized with the national grid for the first time.

    Banja dam Hydropower
  • Test operation in Nedre Røssåga

    02.08.2016 news

    On July 30, Statkraft started test operation of the new unit in Nedre Røssåga hydropower plant in Nordland, Norway. The test period is expected to last for three months.

  • Fatal accident in Peru

    21.07.2016 news

    A contractor employee lost his life while performing maintenance work on Oroya hydropower plant on 15th of July.

  • Statkraft Ventures invests into Swiss Smart Grid Solution Company DEPsys

    14.06.2016 news

    Statkraft Ventures GmbH invests in smart grid solutions developer DEPsys. Statkraft Ventures led a Series-A financing round with participation of VNT Management and One Creation. In this round the Swiss start-up raised approx. CHF 3 million (ca. EUR 2.8 million) in total.

  • Favourable winds

    19.05.2016 news

    As a sponsor of the kiting event Red Bull Ragnarok, Statkraft had an opportunity to demonstrate a French wind measuring innovation. Using Lidar technology, Statkraft can now uncover production deviations at their wind farms.

    Wind measuring with Lidar technology Wind power
  • Statkraft on the list of Norway’s 100 Most Attractive Employers

    21.04.2016 news

    Statkraft has been ranked as the sixth most attractive employer among engineering students and was awarded the price as “Best in Industry” within Power and Electricity suppliers in Norway.

  • Filling of the Banja reservoir started

    19.04.2016 news

    Devoll Hydropower Project in Albania reached a major milestone on Friday 15. April, as the filling of the Banja reservoir started.