Statkraft is a Norwegian state-owned renewable power company which has been operational for over a century. 100% of the company’s investments are targeted towards the growth of renewables. Further information about Statkraft can be found here: https://www.statkraft.co.uk/
Statkraft’s Greener Grid Parks (GGP’s)
Statkraft is actively developing battery energy storage and other technologies which will not only reduce the costs of generating electricity but will also assist to deliver National Grid Electricity System Operator’s (ESO’s) target of being able to operate a zero-carbon electricity system by 2025.
Statkraft will be establishing a fund for the benefit of local communities near each of its Greener Grid Parks, of c£20,000 per annum. Grants will focus on projects that help accelerate the transition to a low carbon society.
GrantScape is delighted to confirm it has been appointed to administer these funds.
The first site is now open to applications:
Additional Parks will be added as they are developed:
Lister Drive, Liverpool. The Fund is expected to open to applications in March 2023.