Press releases

  • SCA and Statkraft restructure wind power collaboration

    06.04.2017 12:00 pressrelease

    (Stockholm, 5 April 2017) To streamline their respective roles as land owner and power producer, SCA and Statkraft have agreed to restructure their collaboration in the wind power sector.

  • Statkraft signs first market access agreement in France

    27.03.2017 11:00 pressrelease

    (Lyon/Düsseldorf, 27 March 2017) Statkraft, Europe's largest producer of renewable energy, has closed its first power purchase agreement (PPA) under the new French support mechanism for renewable energies. The company will purchase power and capacity certificates from the wind farm Eole Source de la Sensée Hamelincourt in the North of France. The 6.15 MW wind farm is owned by TTR Energy, an investment fund investing in renewables.

  • Andershaw Wind Farm moves into operation

    10.03.2017 10:00 pressrelease

    (London/Oslo, 8 March 2017) Andershaw Wind Farm, Statkraft's 36.3 megawatt onshore wind project located in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, is now fully operational.

  • Statkraft Ventures and ETF Partners invest 5 million US dollars in smart meter software leader Greenbird

    08.11.2016 12:00 pressrelease

    Düsseldorf/Oslo, 8 November 2016. Statkraft Ventures, with participation of ETF Partners, led the 5 million US dollars investment into the European smart meter software company Greenbird Integration Technology AS.

  • Statkraft certified as first Sustainable Biomass Partnership® wood chip producer and trader

    03.11.2016 15:41 pressrelease

    (London/Oslo, 3 November 2016) Statkraft, Europe's largest producer of renewable energy, became the first international wood chip producer and supplier and trader to be certified under the Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) certification scheme.

  • Statkraft opens new Nedre Røssåga

    18.10.2016 11:40 pressrelease

    Today Statkraft opens Nedre Røssåga hydropower station in Nordland after an extensive renovation and expansion. The power station is now among Norway’s largest and will produce 2.15 TWh of electricity per year, equivalent to 1.6 percent of Norway's total generation.

  • Statkraft first company registered to supply I-RECs in Brazil

    01.09.2016 08:00 pressrelease

    Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, is now offering renewable power tracked by International Renewable Energy Certificates (I-RECs) in Brazil. The certificates will be backed by its windfarm Macaúbas in Bahia.

  • Statkraft is the first supplier of I-RECs in India

    08.08.2016 08:00 pressrelease

    Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, is the first company to offer renewable power tracked by the International Renewable Energy Certificate Standard in India. The certificates are generated in cooperation with its Indian hydropower partner Malana Power Company Limited.

  • Björkhöjden and Ögonfägnaden wind farms inaugurated

    01.06.2016 10:32 pressrelease

    Today marks the inauguration of the two wind farms Björkhöjden and Ögonfägnaden. Comprising 123 wind turbines, the wind farms will generate approximately 1.1 TWh annually.

  • Three Nordic utilities call for action to strengthen the EU carbon market

    20.05.2016 09:24 pressrelease

    (May 20, 2016) The three largest Nordic utilities Fortum, Statkraft and Vattenfall, propose improvements of the EU carbon market to better reflect the high ambitions of the Paris Agreement. In their joint position signed by the CEOs of the companies, they call for three immediate actions to be incorporated in the ongoing revision of the EU ETS (emissions trading system) Directive for Phase 4.