Statkraft confident in greater potential for Norwegian offshore wind in North Sea

Statkraft exec Henrik Sætness has no concerns about oil and gas taking up too much space in the North Sea. There is room enough for a bigger offshore wind push.

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In Norway, independent research organization SINTEF arranged a workshop with Statkraft on the topic of the European energy crisis shortly before the Easter holiday. During this time, EnergyWatch had a talk with Statkraft Head of Corporate Strategy & Analysis Henrik Sætness on whether the war and the energy crisis could accelerate the transition to renewable energy.

He pointed out the necessity of distinguishing between short- and long-term aspects.

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