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Climate and environment

SINTEF develops technological and industrial solutions to address global environmental and climate challenges

SINTEF is Norway's largest research institute for energy and climate technology. New knowledge and technology are crucial for the transition to a sustainable society. We have leading expertise and laboratories for environmentally friendly buildings, renewable energy, energy efficiency, oil pollution control, clean water, adaptation to climate change and the capture, transport and storage of CO2.

Research areas

CCS

CCS

Carbon Capture, Transport & Storage (CCS) is a series of technologies and processes designed to help mitigate climate change. Capturing waste CO2 from industrial processes, transporting it in concentrated form and injecting it deep underground.

Hydrogen

Hydrogen

As a fuel, hydrogen is powerful enough to launch NASA’s space shuttles. It is also extremely environmentally friendly, as the only emission it produces when burned is water.

SmartCities

SmartCities

Our aims are to assist in developing cities that are good to live in, and to promote massive services innovation

Nils Anders Røkke

Nils Anders Røkke

Executive Vice President Sustainability - SINTEF Staff