News 2010

  • Construction to start in Turkey

    23.12.2010 news

    Both the main contracts are now in place for construction to commence at the Kargi power plant, Statkraft’s second hydropower plant in Turkey. The facility will generate 470 GWh of eco-friendly energy annually, enough to supply 150,000 Turkish households.

  • Statkraft saving energy

    20.12.2010 news

    The Aura power plant at Sunndalsøra is one of the first power plants where Statkraft has implemented new energy-saving methods. The result is simply lower power consumption.

  • Parliament adopted strengthened equity for Statkraft

    16.12.2010 news

    On Wednesday 15 December, the Norwegian parliament, the Storting, decided to strengthen Statkraft’s equity with NOK 14 billion.

  • Good offshore wind solutions wanted

    08.11.2010 news

    Statkraft is participating in an international joint venture to develop new technological solutions for offshore wind energy. A competition to ease access to offshore wind farms has now been announced. The goal is to cut major costs during challenging offshore operations.

  • Two PPAs signed in the UK

    04.11.2010 news

    Statkraft has entered into long-term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with two independently owned wind farms in Scotland and Wales.

    Wind power
  • Statkraft’s first plant in Turkey opened

    15.10.2010 news

    The Cakit hydropower plant was officially opened by Turkey’s energy minister, Taner Yildiz. Statkraft has plans for more hydropower in Turkey.

    Turkeys Prime Minister, Taner Yildiz Hydropower
  • Facilitating talents

    04.10.2010 news

    Through the Young Star project, Statkraft is facilitating the emergence of future talents of the Tora Berger’s, Ole Einar Bjørndalen’s and Emil Hegle Svendsen’s calibre.

  • Stoltenberg visits Sima

    28.09.2010 news

    Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg visited Hardanger and the Sima hydropower plant on Monday for a tour of the facility.

  • The UK is the world’s largest offshore wind energy nation

    24.09.2010 news

    The UK has now developed more offshore wind energy than the rest of the world combined. In 2013, Britain will produce more electricity from renewable energy than from nuclear power – and Statkraft is contributing to this.

    Close up on Sheringham Shoal Windfarm Wind power
  • SN Power launches new web pages

    03.09.2010 news

    SN Power is launching new web pages. This is part of a new look, with a new logo and the same visual appearance in the countries where SN Power is represented.