SINTEF Energy Research has a strong research profile and together with industry and other research centres is involved in seven of the Research Council of Norway’s Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME). The Company has a strong position in the EU’s Framework Programme for research with extensive activities in sectors such as energy planning, wind power, transport of CO2, and purification technology for gas and coal power.  The Company’s scientific standing has been advanced by the realization of Stortingets (Norwegian parliament) Climate Agreement.  This has placed us among the leaders of European energy research.

We focus on finding solutions related to power production and conversion, transmission / distribution and the end use of energy both onshore and offshore / subsea.  We cover all the key areas from the indoor climate and energy use in buildings to gas technology, combustion, bioenergy, refrigeration engineering and technology for the food and nutrition industry.