News 2010

  • MPE and Statkraft launches energy report in Norway

    27.08.2010 news

    The Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Riis-Johansen, and Statkraft CEO, Christian Rynning-Tønnesen, hosted the Norwegian launch of the Energy Technology Perspectives 2010 report, showing scenarios and strategies for how the energy sector can meet the challenges posed by greenhouse gas emissions and energy supply reliability.

  • British Energy Minister met with Statkraft CEO

    26.08.2010 news

    Charles Hendry, Britsh Minister of State for Energy and Climate, attended the ONS fair in Stavanger this week. During his visit, Mr. Hendry discussed the development of offshore wind energy in the UK, where Statkraft is very much involved. Mr. Hendry met with President and CEO Christian Rynning-Tønnesen, and gave a speech during Statkraft’s offshore wind energy seminar ”Pure energy for more people” on Wednesday 25 August.

  • Young bearer of traditions presented with talent award

    25.08.2010 news

    Trombone player and band leader Kristoffer Kompen was awarded this year’s Young Star scholarship of NOK 50,000. He was presented with the award during the Oslo Jazz Festival on Friday 20 August. The award is financed by Statkraft.

  • Statkraft takes over Smøla II

    25.08.2010 news

    On Wednesday, 25 August, Statkraft will take over operation of Stage II of the Smøla wind farm, which until now has been operated by Siemens. From this date, Statkraft will operate all 68 wind turbines in the Smøla wind farm.

    From left plant manager Arild Soleim with head of project Tobias Hüttner Wind power
  • Salt in San Diego

    18.08.2010 news

    This summer’s membrane conference in San Diego, held by Statkraft’s osmotic power team, was a huge success, with more than 100 participants from industry and research communities working to develop membranes for osmotic power and clean water production – and there was substantial interest in Statkraft’s experiences from the osmotic power plant at Tofte.

  • Statkraft Adventure Racing competes again

    09.07.2010 news

    This year as in 2009, Statkraft is sponsoring a multisport team in Adventure Racing.

  • Membrane hunting in San Diego

    08.07.2010 news

    Better membranes separating salt water and fresh water are the key to making osmotic power profitable. Statkraft continues its hunt at the membrane conference in San Diego this summer.

  • SN Power Agrees to Develop Renewable Energy with IFC in Vietnam

    02.07.2010 news

    SN Power and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have entered into a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to provide sustainable alternatives for meeting the growing demand for electricity in Vietnam through renewable energy generation.

    Hydropower
  • Successful open day at the Alltwalis wind farm

    29.06.2010 news

    Last weekend, Statkraft invited the public to an open day at the Welsh wind farm. More than 1 100 locals showed up for a sunny day and activities for adults and children alike.

    Wind power
  • First foundation installed at Sheringham Shoal

    28.06.2010 news

    The first foundation for the 317MW Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm has now been installed on the wind farm site, off the coast of Norfolk in the UK.

    Wind power