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Innovative solutions to stabilise the power grid

Solar cells and wind turbines provide clean and renewable energy, but create new challenges in the power grid. Statkraft is delivering technology to help prevent blackouts in the UK and Ireland. In traditional power plants based on coal, gas or hydropower, kinetic energy from turbines is converted into electric power using generators. The large turbines … Continue reading Innovative solutions to stabilise the power grid

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Statkraft tests solar power potential at 4,000 metres above sea level in Peru

New study analyses performance of four new solar technologies, testing which yields the best results in high-altitude environments. News Peru Solar power R&D Peru is no exception to the sweeping climate pledges of nations planet-wide, having the potential of a significant increase in their use of renewable energy by 2050. To meet this commitment, the … Continue reading Statkraft tests solar power potential at 4,000 metres above sea level in Peru

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Statkraft and Skagerak Energi to provide world’s first hydrogen-powered cargo ship with green hydrogen

Statkraft and Skagerak Energi have been chosen as suppliers of green hydrogen to the zero-emission ship planned by HeidelbergCement and Felleskjøpet. The winning concept involves container swapping with compressed hydrogen. The solution is flexible and can be used both for transport and other purposes. The world’s first hydrogen-powered cargo ship. Illustration: HeidelbergCement and Felleskjøpet Through … Continue reading Statkraft and Skagerak Energi to provide world’s first hydrogen-powered cargo ship with green hydrogen

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Two Statkraft wind power plants in Ireland due for completion next year

Statkraft has confirmed that the two wind farms successful in the Irish renewable energy auction last year, totalling 57MW, are underway and are due for completion at the end of 2022. The wind farms will have the capacity to power 45,000 Irish homes. Taghart Wind Farm in Cavan is a 23MW project and works got … Continue reading Two Statkraft wind power plants in Ireland due for completion next year

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bp today agreed to join Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind to develop offshore wind energy in Norway

The partnership – in which bp, Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind will each hold a 33.3% share – will pursue a bid to develop offshore wind power in the Sørlige Nordsjø II (SN2) licence area. SN2’s favourable location provides power export access to local and adjacent markets. The consortium also intends to explore opportunities to … Continue reading bp today agreed to join Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind to develop offshore wind energy in Norway

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Statkraft progresses with Barjas wind farm development in León, Spain

The new wind farm located in the municipalities of Barjas and Oencia will see 22 wind turbines installed with a production capacity of 121 MW, enough to supply more than 100,000 homes. Statkraft is helping to progress the transition to a sustainable energy model in Spain by contributing to the Integral Energy and Climate Plan … Continue reading Statkraft progresses with Barjas wind farm development in León, Spain

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Statkraft advances in the development of the Leon Barjas wind farm

This project plans to install 22 wind turbines of 5.5 MW each, which will provide the park with a total installed power of 121 MW. In this way, Statkraft works for the transition towards a sustainable energy model, and contributes to the Comprehensive Energy and Climate Plan (PNIEC) which, among other measures, foresees that by … Continue reading Statkraft advances in the development of the Leon Barjas wind farm

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First floating solar power plant in Albania starts commercial operations

Statkraft, Europe’s largest renewable energy generator, in cooperation with Norwegian supplier Ocean Sun has started commercial operations at the first unit of its floating solar project in Albania, further contributing to the country’s renewable energy journey. The project is placed at the Banja reservoir in Albania, where Statkraft is operating its 72-megawatt Banja hydropower plant. … Continue reading First floating solar power plant in Albania starts commercial operations

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Capital Energy signs wind energy PPAs in Spain with Statkraft

The agreements, with a term of up to 10 years, contemplate the sale of all the wind energy produced by three Capital Energy wind farms with an installed capacity of 126 megawatts (MW).Thanks to the Power Purchase Agreements signed with Statkraft, the Spanish company continues to strengthen the financial structure of its three most mature … Continue reading Capital Energy signs wind energy PPAs in Spain with Statkraft

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Statkraft plans first wind farm in Germany

Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, is planning to develop and construct its first own wind farm in Germany. Up to six wind turbines with a total capacity of up to 36 megawatts are to be installed in the Wesertal valley in northern Hesse by 2025. The concession agreement for the use of the … Continue reading Statkraft plans first wind farm in Germany

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Statkraft signs 10-year wind power PPA with Finnish Keva

Statkraft and Finnish public pension provider Keva have entered into a long-term green power purchase agreement with an annual delivery of almost 53 GWh in the period 2023 to 2032. The delivery originates from the Kokkoneva wind farm, a new wind park scheduled for completion in Finland during 2022. Statkraft has entered into an agreement … Continue reading Statkraft signs 10-year wind power PPA with Finnish Keva

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Statkraft to build its first wind power plants in Chile

Statkraft, Europe’s largest renewable energy generator, will build its first wind farms in Chile, expanding its renewable energy generation capacity in the South American country amid an increasing demand for hydro, wind and solar power in the southernmost nation in the world. Combined with the company’s existing hydropower assets, Statkraft will reach a generating capacity … Continue reading Statkraft to build its first wind power plants in Chile

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Statkraft to build 102 MW wind farm project in Chile

Statkraft will build three onshore wind power plants with a combined capacity of 102 megawatt (MW) in Chile, its first such units in the South American country. In total, the Torsa wind power project is expected to produce more than 300 gigawatt hours (GWh) of renewable energy annually once fully operational by December 2022, enough … Continue reading Statkraft to build 102 MW wind farm project in Chile

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Daimler and Statkraft have signed a PPA to use wind power and solar energy to power Mercedes factories

Daimler and Statkraft have signed a renewable Purchase Power Agreement (PPA) to use wind and solar energy to power Mercedes factories, 24/7. An increasing number of big industrial players are looking to decarbonise their operations through these agreements with renewables. Daimler have already signed PPAs with wind farms in Germany and Poland. But this new … Continue reading Daimler and Statkraft have signed a PPA to use wind power and solar energy to power Mercedes factories

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Statkraft supplies solar and wind power on a large scale

Statkraft, together with Enovos, is integrating additional solar and wind power volumes on an industrial scale into the Mercedes-Benz green power concept. In Germany, in addition to the production plants for passenger cars, vans, trucks and buses, all other Daimler Group locations will also be supplied with the green power. These include the central and … Continue reading Statkraft supplies solar and wind power on a large scale

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Partnership with Yara and Aker Horizons on green hydrogen and ammonia project in Norway

Statkraft has signed a Letter of Intent with Yara and Aker Horizons, aiming to establish Europe’s first large-scale green ammonia project in Norway, enable the hydrogen economy and accelerate the green energy transition. The partners will target green hydrogen and green ammonia opportunities within shipping, agriculture and industrial applications, by electrifying Yara’s existing ammonia facility … Continue reading Partnership with Yara and Aker Horizons on green hydrogen and ammonia project in Norway

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Mer becomes a leading EV charging operator in Sweden

Statkraft enters into partnership with Bee Charging Solutions AB by acquiring 51 per cent of the company, while Öresundkraft, Jämtkraft and Tekniska Verken will keep 49 per cent. Together with Statkraft’s Swedish charging business Grön Kontakt AB, Bee Charging Solutions will now become one of the biggest operators in Sweden, Mer Sweden AB. Bee is … Continue reading Mer becomes a leading EV charging operator in Sweden

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Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind energy explore project opportunities in Norway

Statkraft, Europe’s largest renewable energy producer,?Aker Offshore Wind?and Aker Horizons?have?signed a?cooperation?agreement?to?explore?offshore wind?power project?opportunities?in Norway.? The companies will?combine?their?strong, complementary?skills and expertise?to work together?to?explore?the possibility?to develop, operate and deliver?power from?commercial scale offshore wind facilities in Norway. Last year, the Norwegian government announced it will open for applications for licenses for the development of wind power in two … Continue reading Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind energy explore project opportunities in Norway

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Wind energy in Brazil, Nordex wind turbines for Statkraft

With 91 wind turbines, the largest volume order for N163 / 5.X turbines since their market launch in 2019.First order for N163 / 5.X outside of Europe, entering the Brazilian market with 5 MW class wind turbines.Statkraft’s largest wind farm project to date in South America.In late 2020, Statkraft Energias Renováveis, the Brazilian subsidiary of … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, Nordex wind turbines for Statkraft

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Statkraft to build, sell and manage two Irish wind power plants

Statkraft has decided to construct Cloghan and Taghart wind farms in Ireland. In addition, the company has agreed to sell the wind farms to Greencoat Renewables PLC while retaining responsibility for the construction and the long-term operation and management, in line with Statkraft’s strategy to build, sell, operate and trade power. Cloghan (37.8MW) is located … Continue reading Statkraft to build, sell and manage two Irish wind power plants

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