Press releases

  • Statkraft launches venture capital unit to partner with dynamic start-ups

    18.05.2015 10:12 pressrelease

    (Düsseldorf/Oslo, 18 May 2015) Statkraft, Europe's largest generator of renewable energy establishes a venture capital unit. Statkraft Ventures GmbH will invest up to 10 million EUR per annum in energy related start-ups. Dr Matthias Dill has been appointed as managing director.

  • Changes in Corporate Management in Statkraft

    06.05.2015 08:00 pressrelease

    Member of Corporate Management since 2010 Asbjørn Grundt has been appointed Executive Vice President (EVP) of business area International Hydro. Jürgen Tzschoppe has been appointed EVP and head of business area Market Operations & IT.

  • Statkraft acquires majority stake in Chilean hydropower company

    25.02.2015 08:00 pressrelease

    Statkraft has signed an agreement to buy a majority stake in the listed Chilean hydropower company Empresa Eléctrica Pilmaiquén S.A. («Pilmaiquén»).

  • Consent granted for first 2.4 GW of Dogger Bank offshore wind development

    18.02.2015 08:39 pressrelease

    The first development consent order application for offshore wind energy at Dogger Bank in the North Sea was granted yesterday – making it the largest renewable energy project ever to receive planning consent in the UK.

  • Statkraft and Södra form biofuels company

    17.02.2015 12:49 pressrelease

    (Lysaker/Tofte, 16 February 2015) Statkraft and Södra have formed a company to establish future production of second generation biofuels. Named Silva Green Fuel AS, ownership of the company is split between Statkraft (51%) and Södra (49%). Biofuels can be an important contribution towards achieving national and international targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector.

  • Statkraft to become majority owner of Brazilian company Desenvix

    13.02.2015 22:22 pressrelease

    Statkraft has agreed with Jackson Empreendimentos S.A. to acquire all of its subsidiary’s shares in the Brazilian power company Desenvix Energias Renováveis S.A.

  • RWE Innogy and Statkraft agree partnership deal for Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

    13.02.2015 10:00 pressrelease

    (Oslo/London/Swindon, 13 February 2015) RWE Innogy agrees 50:50 partnership with Statkraft for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm. The partnership is great news for Triton Knoll and the UK offshore wind industry, with the potential for a £3-£4bn investment and up to 1,900 UK jobs.

  • Al Gore to attend Statkraft conference

    30.10.2014 12:13 pressrelease

    Nobel Prize winner and former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore, will visit Oslo in June 2015 for Statkraft’s 120-year anniversary celebration.

  • Statkraft sells minority interest in UK onshore portfolio to reinvest in new renewable energy

    31.07.2014 09:00 pressrelease

    (Oslo/London, 31 July 2014) Statkraft has reached an agreement with Gingko Tree Investment Ltd for the sale of 49 per cent of its onshore wind power portfolio in the UK. Statkraft will continue to manage and operate the wind farms and also continue its relationship with stakeholders and local communities.

  • Green light for Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm

    01.07.2014 02:00 pressrelease

    (Oslo, 1 July 2014) Statoil and Statkraft have decided to start building the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The project aims for full production in late 2017.