Every morning I’m met with a smile and “Hello, sir!”

SN Powers’s renovation of the Binga HEP in the Philippines is drawing close to an end. By the end of this summer the last of the units will be installed and commissioned. My stay in the Philippines started in January this year and I’ll stay here until the end of June. This is the final…

Cold winter and district heating

The last week before Christmas Endre came home from comfortable temperatures in Turkey, Ole Jørgen and Magnus came home from 30 degrees celcius in the Philippines and Peru respectively and they all had to rush and find their warm winter jackets at soon as possible. Per and Sunniva on the other hand was getting quite used…

Moving on to new tasks with both relief and sadness

Currently Statkraft is constructing two new Hydro Power Projects in Turkey and the one I have been a part of is the Cetin HPP. The project is consists of two dams; one rock filled dam with an asphalt core (~140 meter) and one concrete dam (~35 meter). The turbines will have an installed capacity of…

Presentation of trainee: Endre Magnus

Hi, I’m Endre Magnus Høva and I have just passed the age of 29. I grew up in Nesbyen, Hallingdal in Norway, but unfortunately it is more than 10 years since I have been living there. My background: a masters degree from NTNU in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Geotechnics and a bachelor’s degree in Economics…