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Our journey so far

Statkraft entered the Irish market in 2018 and since then has tripled both its workforce and development portfolio.

5 Mar, 2024
Statkraft unveils ambitious plans to build 3GW of renewables by 2030

Statkraft reveals plans to roll out 3 gigawatts of renewable energy projects in Ireland by 2030. This includes the company’s ambition to deliver its 500MW North Irish Sea Array (NISA) offshore wind project by 2030.

Read the press release here

6 Oct, 2023
Statkraft Ireland opens new HQ in Cork

Statkraft Ireland is joined by Minister Simon Coveney for the official opening of its new office in Cork Airport Business Park. Celebrating five years in Ireland, Statkraft has witnessed significant expansion of its workforce and portfolio over the past five years.

Read the press release here 

11 May, 2023
Statkraft secures 500 MW in Ireland’s first offshore wind auction

Statkraft and its offshore partners Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) welcome results from the State’s first offshore wind auction in which they secured 500 MW

Read the press release here 

28 Feb, 2023
Statkraft named as the Best Small Sized Workplace™ and Best Workplaces for Women™ in Ireland

Statkraft named Ireland’s Best Small Workplace for 2023 at the Great Place to Work awards. Statkraft also recognised as one of the Best Workplaces™ for Women in Ireland.

Read the press release here 

23 Nov, 2022
Microsoft and Statkraft sign 366MW renewable energy deal

Statkraft Ireland announces it is to supply Microsoft with 366MW of clean energy in a new deal, using wind and solar power produced by the renewable energy company. The deal is Statkraft’s first Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in Ireland.

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23 May, 2022
Statkraft secures a total of four Government contracts in renewable energy auction

Statkraft wins State contracts for one wind and three solar projects, which will produce a total of 360MW of clean energy.

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24 Mar, 2022
Statkraft named as one of the best workplaces in Ireland!

Statkraft Ireland announces that they have been officially recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland in 2022. This is the first year that the company has been ranked and Statkraft is the only renewable energy company to make the list.

6 Apr, 2021
Statkraft completes second Irish energy storage project

Statkraft completes the construction of its second large-scale battery project in Ireland. The Kelwin-2 26MW battery project is located in Tarbert in Co Kerry.

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20 Mar, 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).


20 Dec, 2019
Statkraft unveils Ireland’s first battery project

11MW Kerry project represents pioneering departure for Irish energy market.

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25 Oct, 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.

18 Aug, 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.

2 Oct, 2018
Statkraft acquires wind development business in Ireland and the UK

Statkraft has acquired the Irish and UK wind development businesses of the Element Power Group. The transaction provides Statkraft with a large onshore wind development pipeline in Ireland and strengthens Statkraft’s position in the UK. Read the press release here.

10 Sept, 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. 


Discover our full history

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.

Discover our full history (directs to our global page)