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Energy systems

Energy systems

SINTEF contributes to a reliable, environmentally friendly and cost-effective energy system

Our research is developing the future's system solutions for hydropower, wind power and the power grid at the Norwegian, Nordic and European level –including in production planning, the development of offshore wind power and smart grids. We conduct internationally leading research that covers the entire energy chain, from production through storage and distribution, to end-use and environmental impacts.

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Knut Samdal

Knut Samdal

Research Director


SINTEF will participate in the Glasgow Climate Summit

- Solving the climate crisis will require extensive international collaboration between businesses, governments and the scientific community. This is why SINTEF will increase its participation in the UN Climate Change Conference this year, says SINTEF CEO Alexandra Bech Gjørv.

Offshore wind: New Ocean Grid project in the North Sea

STAVANGER – The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Iselin Nybø, announced today that the Ocean Grid project (in Norwegian: Havnett) will get financial support of 82.7 million NOK, through the Green Platform scheme.