Virtual Power Plants – good business or just a buzzword?

Statkraft operates one of the largest virtual power plants in Germany, aggregating almost 10 GW of power from about a thousand different assets – without even owning the assets. How does that work? Through my rotation in Statkraft Ventures this spring/summer, the corporate venture fund of Statkraft (Not sure what that is? Check out my…

Life as an investor

I feel like I just arrived in Düsseldorf, but my time here is suddenly running out. The adventure is coming to an end. Where did the time fly? I will soon have worked 6 months in Statkraft Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of Statkraft. Although it is backed by Statkraft, it is actually a…

My first adventures with Statkraft Ventures or rolling along the way

On a windy and cloudy spring afternoon I embarked on a train heading towards Hamburg. I was on my way of uncovering one more corner of the world of energy start-ups. A world that is peppered with ambitious entrepreneurs, cutting-edge technologies and drive to contribute to solving the pressing problems of climate change. Long long…