News 2011

  • Schwarzenegger impressed with Norwegian hydro power

    23.11.2011 news

    Norway's large share of renewable energy has impressed movie star, governor and climate activist Arnold Schwarzenegger.

  • The first energy delivery from offshore wind

    22.11.2011 news

    The first kilowatt hour from the offshore wind farm at Sheringham Shoal has been delivered to the UK grid. The wind farm will be completed next year.

  • Electricity most important for the climate

    21.11.2011 news

    ”The development and utilisation of electricity from renewable sources are one of the most important measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, ” says Statkraft CEO Christian Rynning-Tønnesen. He is one of the participants at the ZERO11 climate conference today.

  • Participates at Zero conference

    18.11.2011 news

    Statkraft is one of the main sponsors at the Zero emission conference at Oslo Airport 21 and 22 November.

  • Offshore wind farm impressed the visitors

    17.10.2011 news

    The Norwegian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Business and Industry recently visited the Statkraft and Statoil offshore wind farm off the coast of Britain, and they were very impressed with Statkraft’s first investment in offshore wind power.

  • Energy for all

    10.10.2011 news

    CEO Christian Rynning-Tønnesen participated in the international high level conference on financing access to energy for the poor in developing countries, Energy for all in Oslo October 10 and 11.

  • Doubling power production in Laos

    10.10.2011 news

    The expansion of the Theun Hinboun Power Plant in Lao PDR is close to completion. The dam is almost finished and the two new powerhouses are awaiting completion of their units. In addition, a new Operation and Maintenance Agreement (OMA) is established with Statkraft which will manage the production of the new power plants-- close to 3 TWh yearly.

  • Çakıt plant Socialcarbon certificated

    03.10.2011 news

    Statkrafts’s hydropower plant in Turkey, Çakıt, is Turkey’s first hydropower plant holding Socialcarbon certification, and also one of the first hydropower plants in the world to receive this certification.

  • Statkraft moving eels in Lagan river

    29.09.2011 news

    To contribute to the preservation of the eel population, Statkraft helped move 400 eels downstream in Lagan river last week. The move itself took place using a tanker from Tiraholm to Laholm.

  • Statkraft remains popular with engineers and economists

    27.09.2011 news

    Recently, the 2011 Universum Graduate Survey announced the results of its annual survey, ranking Norwegian businesses on the basis of where graduates would most like to work. Statkraft is in seventh place on the list of the most popular employers among engineers and number 30 among economy students.