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Berryburn Wind Farm, Scotland

Our history in Ireland

Statkraft entered UK in 2006 and following growth expanded to Ireland in 2018 given the countries renewables ambition.

August 2020 – Statkraft Ireland secures RESS-1 contracts for over 330MW of wind and solar projects

  • Statkraft welcomes the outcome of Ireland’s first competitive auction under the Government’s new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS-1) where the company secured contracts for over 330MWs of renewable power including two wind projects (57 MW) and two solar projects (276MWp).
  • Read the press release here.


December 2019 – Statkraft unveils Ireland’s first battery project


October 2019 – Statkraft acquires 320MW of Irish solar projects

  • Statkraft Ireland has completed the acquisition of nine Irish solar projects with a combined output of 320MW.
  • Read the press release here.


August 2019– Statkraft erects first turbine in Ireland

  • The first of seven turbines has been erected at Kilathmoy on the Limerick / Kerry border in the south-west of Ireland.
  • Read the press release here.


October 2018  – Statkraft acquires wind development business in Ireland and the UK


September 2018 – Statkraft announces market entry to Ireland


2006 – Statkraft comes to the UK

  • Statkraft opens its London office and gains an interest in nine wind farm projects in the UK. 

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Statkraft’s history is inextricably linked to the development of renewable energy in Europe. Although Statkraft was not established as an independent enterprise until 1992, our power plants and business operations date back as far as the end of the 19th century, when the power in Norway’s waterfalls was first harnessed.

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