Learning from the masters at “the Olympics” of energy economic research

What are the hottest topics among the world’s top scholars of energy economics? What are they discussing, and how will they present their most recent findings? These were some of the questions I had in mind when travelling to the 39th conference by the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE). According to some of the…

A Statkraft adventure

Every year new employees in Statkraft are sent on an introduction trip to visit a hydro power plant and learn about Statkraft’s long history in Norway. The trip includes a large dose of beautiful Norwegian nature, a long bus ride, and the chance to get to know colleagues from around the company. On the 1st…

Working with Employer Branding in Statkraft

Some might think that a company as renewable, responsible and innovative as Statkraft sells itself. To some extent, it does. Although the company is very well known, at least in Norway (97% of Norwegian students know of Statkraft), we still need to make some efforts to tell people how cool it is to work for…

Getting Around in Norfolk

It’s been a while since my last blog post and I have now moved from Oslo to Wells-Next-the-Sea where I’m part of the team keeping the turbines at Sheringham Shoal spinning, providing pure energy to 220,000 UK households. If you’re a loyal follower, Wells-Next-the-Sea (or just Wells, as the locals call it) is the lovely…

Welcome to Sweden

It’s a Saturday, the sun is shining and I’m ready to take on my next adventure! Next stop is Sollefteå, a small town in the northern part of Sweden. For me the first rotation in Statkraft, in the Asset Portfolio Planning unit, is over and new challenges meet me at the regional office for the…

Leading the way

Life is about taking advantage of the opportunities that you are given- being a trainee there are a lot of opportunities that are heading my way. One of these opportunities was to arrange and lead a climate debate. On a cold february night Statkraft and Statnett trainees gather over 100 people to come listen to…

A day at work

As a student it is difficult to picture what it is really like to work. You might dream about being employed in a specific company, working with your favourite subject or making a difference. But all in all, how does an ordinary day at work actually look like? After 18 years of studying I was…

Glimpses from daily worklife at the Oslo office

Are you curious about how the daily worklife at Statkraft looks like? Here are glimpses of my workday at the Dispatch Center. Working at the Dispatch Center Just a recap of what I do at the Dispatch Center; one of my main tasks is to optimize the production of Statkraft´s power plant portfolio in Norway….

I think, I wish, I wonder…

On the 14th-15th of December about 30 young people, including me, were gathered to learn how to lead action on climate change. That sounds easy… Well, the two days provided me not only with a large toolbox, but also lots of inspiration, ideas and new friendships. Let me share a taste of what we learned…