About Statkraft

Statkraft is Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. The Group produces hydropower, wind power, solar power and supplies district heating. Statkraft has 4,000 employees in 17 countries. Our commitment to decarbonisation lies at the heart of every business decision we make.

Statkraft has been making clean energy possible for over a century, long before climate change was a climate crisis – and we invest 100 per cent of our growth entirely in renewables.

At Statkraft Ireland we believe that a better, cleaner and more sustainable world is possible to achieve and that by working together, we can avoid the worst impacts of climate change. A just transition to a low carbon society for the betterment of all is possible. We believe that it is within the gift of our generation to create an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable future for ourselves, our children and their children to enjoy.

As Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, Statkraft is already playing a significant role in combating climate change. Statkraft Ireland is endeavouring to develop suitable and appropriate renewable energy projects that will bring long-lasting benefits, not only to our country and our future generations, but also the local communities in which they are located. We believe that through positive engagement with local communities and the public, renewable energy projects that are socially and environmentally appropriate can be developed for the benefit of all.

In Ireland and across the world we are developing a wide range of renewable energy projects to facilitate the transition to decarbonisation.

The following are some areas in which Statkraft is playing a leading role:

  • Renewable Energy Generation
    • Hydropower
    • Solar energy generation
    • Onshore wind energy
    • Offshore wind energy
  • Adapting the electricity Grid
    • Integration battery storage systems onto the Irish grid
    • Development of innovative Grid system technologies and provision of services to Eirgrid
  • Maximising the efficiency of Renewable Energy
    • Battery Storage – Statkraft has built the first grid-scale battery in Ireland at Kilathmoy. Importantly, this battery facility boasts the fastest response time of any utility scale battery in the world.
    • Hydrogen – Statkraft is involved in the development of Hydrogen as an energy store. Excess renewable energy can be captured in the form of Hydrogen which is sourced from splitting H2O in Hydrogen and Oxygen. Hydrogen is a versatile, safe and clean form of energy that can be stored and used in both electricity generation and transport.
    • EV Charging – Across Europe, Statkraft is involved in the roll-out of an Electric vehicle charging network and has ambitions in this regard in Ireland.
 
We believe that the transition to a low carbon society should be just and fair, and as such, how renewable energy projects will work in the local communities and the potential benefits that they can bring, are a central consideration for any project being proposed.