News

  • Statkraft and the COVID-19 outbreak

    20.03.2020 news

    Statkraft is closely monitoring the development of the COVID-19 outbreak and is taking continuous measures in line with the advice of UK Government.

  • Statkraft to acquire UK electric vehicle business from Vattenfall

    17.03.2020 13.12 pressrelease

    Swedish energy group Vattenfall is to transfer ownership of its electric vehicle business in the UK, to Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy.

  • Statkraft sets target for women in leadership

    08.03.2020 news

    Statkraft are celebrating International Women's Day with a pledge to improve gender diversity at the top of its UK workforce and announcing a target to have 40% of leadership positions held by women by 2030.

  • SafetyOn welcomes Statkraft to membership

    SafetyOn is delighted to announce Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, as its latest Tier 1 member. SafetyOn is the industry group championing workplace health and safety in the onshore wind sector across the UK.

  • Statkraft’s virtual power plant participates in UK’s balancing mechanism

    22.01.2020 11.00 pressrelease

    Statkraft, Europe’s leading provider of market access services, optimises flexible gas assets to manage UK energy system needs. Since November, these assets also provide effective support for the increasing integration of renewable generation by participating in the UK’s Balancing Mechanism, at the same time creating additional value for the asset owners.

  • Windy Rig construction keeps it local

    10.01.2020 news

    Statkraft has announced it has awarded Scottish company RJ McLeod the contract to undertake the civil engineering works for the 43MW Windy Rig wind farm in Scotland.

  • Investment decision to construct and sell first UK merchant wind project

    20.12.2019 08.06 pressrelease

    Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, Statkraft has announced its decision to construct the 43MW Windy Rig wind farm in Scotland, and subsequently transfer ownership of the project post-construction to Greencoat UK Wind PLC.

  • New Appointment: Head of European Wind and Solar

    19.12.2019 18.42 pressrelease

    (Oslo, 19 December 2019) Birgitte Ringstad Vartdal will join the Corporate Management team of Statkraft as of 1 April as Executive Vice President (EVP) European Wind and Solar. She succeeds Steinar Bysveen who has decided to resign as Executive Vice President.

  • Views sought on Slickly Wind Farm plans

    11.11.2019 news

    Local residents are being invited to view updated plans for a proposed 11-turbine wind farm at Slickly in Caithness.

  • Statkraft to reveal plan for reduced Berry Burn Extension at public exhibitions

    11.11.2019 news

    A revised and reduced plan for an extension to an existing wind farm south of Forres is to be presented to local residents this month.