Status check on a Kaplan turbine

Status check on a Kaplan runner on one of our bulb turbines. Every year we conduct status checks to determine condition of our power plants. During these inspections we carefully check most of the station’s components to assess the current condition but also to compare with the previous controls. The check is the basis for how…

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…

Four weeks, four different hotels.

Week one in Oslo: Personally, I prefer to take a walk to work rather than going by public transportation with the same time spent. With this as a motive, I chose to stay at Fornebu during my first week in Oslo, the location at the Oslo fjord is fantastic and the weather that week was…

Presentation of trainee: Per

Hi there, my name is Per and I’m one of five 2011 trainees in Statkraft. The two most important things in my life is my wife and my son, besides that I enjoy all kind of wildlife, fishing, picking mushrooms or berries or just wandering around with a GPS in my hand. After studying MSc. in…