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SINTEF Energy Research

About us

We shape the future's energy solutions. 

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.

Our focus areas contribute towards the transition to and achievement of future, sustainable, energy systems:

  • Smartgrids
  • Transmission
  • Integrated 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, including SINTEF Energy Lab.

Major projects



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

SINTEF Energy EU projects

SINTEF Energy 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 2021

SINTEF Energy management


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

Office: Rue du Trône 61, 1050 Brussels