A pilot project in Smøla will examine whether ultraviolet (UV) light can reduce the risk of birds colliding with wind turbines.
Statkraft is launching a project together with other stakeholders to study the ecology downriver Viforsens power plant. The aim of the project is to evaluate how the physical conditions, such as water flow and bottom structure, affect the ecology of the area.
For more than a decade, Statkraft has developed osmotic power. The ambition has been to develop a competitive, new technology for production of renewable energy within 2020. Statkraft will now discontinue its efforts and leave the technology development to other players in the global market.
The era of major hydropower developments in Norway is over. Instead, Statkraft faces a time of major renovations and is reinvesting NOK 12 billion in upgrading power plants.
A new report commissioned by Statkraft disseminates the very latest climate science into a clear and digestible read for business leaders. The report highlights the urgency of climate action.
How will climate change affect energy production in different parts of the world? A new R&D programme is set to produce information that may shape investment decisions, energy management, and operation and maintenance in Statkraft.
Norway and Turkey have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, paving the way for closer cooperation on renewable energy.
Statkraft’s CEO Christian Rynning-Tønnesen comments on the rapidly changing European energy market and Statkraft’s position. He also gives his view on leadership.
After four and a half months, the “Munch 150” sesquicentennial exhibition has had 484,325 visitors. This is a record for both the National Gallery and the Munch Museum.
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Friday 27th September 2013 marks the first anniversary of the official opening ceremony of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, owned by Statoil and Statkraft. To date, total electricity generation from the wind farm is 1.2 TWh.
Forewind's development consent order application for the first stage of offshore wind energy development on the Dogger Bank Zone has been accepted by the Planning Inspectorate. The application for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck comprises two offshore wind farms with a total installed capacity of up to 2.4 GW. Statkraft is one of four partners in the Forewind consortium.
Biologist and senior environmental advisor at Statkraft, Bjørn Iuell, believes the contrast between black and white might prevent birds from flying into wind turbines. New knowledge from the Smøla wind farm will set the standard for environmentally friendly wind energy in the future.
Athletes from across Scotland ran up a first for the sport at the weekend when they competed in the first and only 10-kilometre course at a Highland wind farm. The race marked the opening of Statkraft's 52.5 MW Baillie Wind Farm.