Press releases archive

  • Statkraft opens new Nedre Røssåga

    18.10.2016 11:40 pressrelease

    Today Statkraft opens Nedre Røssåga hydropower station in Nordland after an extensive renovation and expansion. The power station is now among Norway’s largest and will produce 2.15 TWh of electricity per year, equivalent to 1.6 percent of Norway's total generation.

  • Statkraft first company registered to supply I-RECs in Brazil

    01.09.2016 08:00 pressrelease

    Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, is now offering renewable power tracked by International Renewable Energy Certificates (I-RECs) in Brazil. The certificates will be backed by its windfarm Macaúbas in Bahia.

  • Statkraft is the first supplier of I-RECs in India

    08.08.2016 08:00 pressrelease

    Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, is the first company to offer renewable power tracked by the International Renewable Energy Certificate Standard in India. The certificates are generated in cooperation with its Indian hydropower partner Malana Power Company Limited.

  • Björkhöjden and Ögonfägnaden wind farms inaugurated

    01.06.2016 10:32 pressrelease

    Today marks the inauguration of the two wind farms Björkhöjden and Ögonfägnaden. Comprising 123 wind turbines, the wind farms will generate approximately 1.1 TWh annually.

  • Three Nordic utilities call for action to strengthen the EU carbon market

    20.05.2016 09:24 pressrelease

    (May 20, 2016) The three largest Nordic utilities Fortum, Statkraft and Vattenfall, propose improvements of the EU carbon market to better reflect the high ambitions of the Paris Agreement. In their joint position signed by the CEOs of the companies, they call for three immediate actions to be incorporated in the ongoing revision of the EU ETS (emissions trading system) Directive for Phase 4.

  • Aquila Capital acquires Småkraft AS

    11.11.2015 10:00 pressrelease

    Germany based Aquila Capital has agreed to acquire Småkraft AS, Norway’s largest operator of small-scale hydropower plants, from owners Statkraft, Agder Energi, BKK, and Skagerak Energi.

  • Statkraft and Grantham Research Institute announce three-year partnership on low-carbon economy research

    08.10.2015 20:49 pressrelease

    (London, 8 October 2015) Statkraft, Europe's largest supplier of renewable energy, today announced that it is supporting a new policy research programme at the internationally recognised Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

  • Statkraft opens Cheves HPP in Peru

    15.09.2015 11:06 pressrelease

    Today, Statkraft opens Cheves hydropower plant in Peru. The power plant is Statkraft’s ninth in the country, and increases the company’s renewable energy generation in Peru to 2,500 GWh per year.

    Cheves hydro power plant. Hydropower
  • Forewind secures consent for another 2.4 GW of offshore wind

    05.08.2015 16:40 pressrelease

    The development consent order for Teesside A&B, at Dogger Bank in the North Sea, was granted today, marking the first decision on a major infrastructure application by the newly appointed UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Amber Rudd.

  • Radically falling costs put offshore wind on track to become cheaper than gas generation

    20.07.2015 14:09 pressrelease

    (London, 19 July 2015) Statkraft, Europe's largest generator of renewable energy, welcomes the latest report by BVG Associates, which outlines how advances in technology the supply chain and policy have combined to put the industry on track to become sustainable without financial support from consumers.