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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.

  • Facts (January 2024) pdf

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

  • Smart grids
  • Power transmission
  • Integrated energy systems
  • Offshore wind
  • Energy efficiency
  • Carbon capture and storage (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.

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Departments at SINTEF Energy Research

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

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