Our ongoing projects in the UK
As Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy Statkraft has an ambition to grow further within hydropower, wind and solar power. In ramping up as a wind and solar developer Statkraft will significantly grow its onshore wind portfolio in the UK, focusing on Scotland and Wales.
Wind power development projects
We are proud to be working in the UK’s wind industry, the country’s single biggest source of renewable power. Onshore wind is the cheapest source of power generation today and with the UK having 40% of Europe’s wind resource, it makes sense to harness this for our energy needs.
Our development team consists of over 20 professionals with expertise across all disciplines of renewable energy and grid stability, mainly working from our London and Glasgow locations.
Statkraft believes in the fundamental requirement of the UK to significantly increase deployment of onshore wind over the coming decade, based on its position as the most cost-effective technology to achieve the UK’s energy and climate goals.
Statkraft will significantly grow its onshore wind portfolio, focussing on Scotland and Wales, via greenfield developments, acquisition of mature projects and by partnering on new development projects.
Our wind power projects
Greener Grid Parks development projects
Battery storage is changing the energy landscape by providing the flexibility necessary to integrate increasing levels of renewables while maintaining security of supply. As the GB generates increasing amounts of electricity from renewable sources, storage and innovative grid management is an essential component of a successful transition to a Net Zero energy system.
We are proud to be actively developing battery energy storage and other technologies which will not only reduce the costs of generating electricity but will also assist to deliver National Grid ESO's target of being able to operate a zero-carbon electricity system by 2025.
Statkraft’s Greener Grid Parks are vital to the decarbonisation of our energy system. Our Greener Grid Parks are a collection of small buildings, usually located near substations, containing innovative technology designed to increase the amount of renewable energy transmitted through the national grid.
Our Greener Grid Park projects
Solar power development projects
In 2020, Statkraft UK entered into a Joint Development Agreement with solar developer UK Power Associates Ltd (UKPA) to develop up to 300 MW. The aim is for the first site to be operational by 2023.
Statkraft is looking to significantly grow its onshore solar portfolio, focusing on England and Wales, via greenfield developments and via partnering on new development projects and portfolios.