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SINTEF Energy Research

About us

SINTEF Energy Research is an institute for applied research dedicated to create innovative energy solutions. We offer cutting-edge knowledge in Norway and internationally based on research that provides for our clients added-value solutions and services. SINTEF Energy Research is part of the SINTEF Group, which is one of Europe's largest independent contract research organisations. SINTEF is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. None of its owners receive any form of dividend. Profits are invested in scientific equipment, skills and expertise.

We shape the future's energy solutions. Our focus areas contribute towards the transition to, and achievement of, future, sustainable, energy systems:

  • Smartgrids
  • Transmission
  • Offshore energy systems
  • Offshore wind
  • Energy efficiency
  • CCS
  • Hydropower
  • Bioenergy
  • Hydrogen
  • Zero-emission transport

In close collaboration with NTNU, SINTEF Energy Research has access to more than 12,000 m2 of laboratories. This includes the new SINTEF Energy Lab located in Trondheim.

Gasification reactor
The Gasification reactor is designed to convert biomass and wastes into syngas which can be catalytically converted into renewable fuels and chemicals.


SINTEF Energi AS - SINTEF Energy Research
Telephone: + 47 45 45 60 00*

Visiting address:
Main office: Sem Sælands vei 11, 7034 Trondheim
SINTEF Energy Lab:Anne Martha Kvams veg 35, 7036 Trondheim
Postal address: Postboks 4761 Torgarden, NO-7465 Trondheim

Brussels office
Norwegian and European research is becoming more closely linked, so SINTEF has established its own office in Brussels.

Office: Rue du Trône 61, 1050 Brussels

The office is staffed with SINTEF employees and these co-located with NTNU employees.

Read more about SINTEF's Brussels office

Invoice to SINTEF Energi AS (from February 1 2021):

Our preferred way of receiving invoices is on the EHF-format/Peppol Bis Billing 3.0. 

Address for invoice documents is:
SINTEF Energi AS, Postboks 274, Alnabru, 0614 OSLO
You must provide the SINTEF requester’s employee number and name as «Your reference».

Invoice email: Invoices can be sent by e-mail to the following address:  

If you send an invoice by e-mail, please note the following: 

  • The e-mail must contain only one invoice (one file)
  • The attachment must be in PDF or TIF format 
  • The attachment file size must be limited to 2MB
  • The email cannot contain a link to an invoice
  • Please note that any text in the e-mail will not be read by a person, so do not use the text field to send messages or notifications.

You will receive an e-mail confirming whether or not the invoice has been accepted.

VAT No: NO 939 350 675 MVA

Major projects



Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME) is a national research scheme. SINTEF Energy lead and participate in several of these centres.

EU projects

EU projects

SINTEF Energy coordinates and participates in several EU Horizon 2020 and FP7 projects. Here are a selection of the projects.

EERA Coordinates energy research for a low carbon Europe – SINTEF has a strong engagement in EERA.

Gemini centres

Other centres


FME Annual reports 2020