News 2009

  • A sunshine story

    22.12.2009 news

    The construction of Statkraft’s very first solar park, Casale, is now complete, selling pure, renewable solar energy to the Italian power market. By the construction of Casale, Statkraft adds another renewable technology to its portfoilio.

  • US Secretary of Energy tours power stations

    14.12.2009 news

    Steven Chu visited Western Norway on Saturday, to learn more about Norwegian hydropower technology. The US Secretary of Energy, also a Nobel laureate in physics, was impressed by Statkraft's power plant at Ulla-Førre.

  • Permit issued for Statkraft’s first wind farm in Sweden!

    07.12.2009 news

    The Environmental Testing Delegation has announced that Statkraft and SCA have been granted permit for the first of six wind farms planned in Norrland County. The permit is for Stamåsen, on the border between Sollefteå and Strömsund municipalities, and comprises 50 turbines. A decision regarding the remaining five wind farms is expected shortly.

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  • Statkraft renewables seminar kicks off

    24.11.2009 news

    The opening of the prototype of the world’s first osmotic power plant kicked off with a seminar on renewable energy at Statkraft’s main office at Lilleaker, where the importance of the osmosis and membrane technology was put in a scientific and environmental perspective in presentations by NASA’s Michael Flynn and head of WWF Norway, Rasmus Hansson.

  • The world’s first osmotic power plant opened!

    24.11.2009 news

    The sun shone through the windows, the bass rumbled through the speakers and Crown Princess Mette-Marit enjoyed the world’s first cup of tea made using osmotic power. The opening of the world’s first osmotic power plant was a blast.

  • Statkraft to Copenhagen

    24.09.2009 news

    Statkraft and environmental NGO Bellona are joining forces to present the solutions to the climate challenges at the climate change summit in Copenhagen.

  • Germany’s Minister of Finance visits Statkraft

    11.09.2009 news

    Germany’s Minister of Finance visited Statkraft’s power plant at Knapsack on 11 September to learn more about the technology used in a modern gas and steam turbine power plant. He was not disappointed.

  • Towards a joint electricity certificates market

    08.09.2009 news

    Norway and Sweden have agreed on the principles for a joint electricity certificates market.

  • Carbon budget or bust!

    08.09.2009 news

    - It’s absolutely necessary for the world to agree on a limit to the amount of carbon we deposit in the atmosphere, or there will never be an efficient climate policy. So says the well known economist and expert on climate change, Ottmar Edenhofer.

  • UN Climate Panel experts visit Statkraft

    07.09.2009 news

    The world’s top climate experts have visited Statkraft to learn about hydropower and osmotic power.