The research is multi-disciplinary and comprised of six goal-oriented research communities.
Smart Energy Efficient Buildings
This research community works to develop new knowledge, integrated solutions, and technology that renders it possible to meet the energy needs related to buildings with considerably reduced resource consumption and environmental impact.
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The Gas Technology Centre
The center seeks to exploit the synergism of multidisciplinary research into the natural gas value chain. The center is the largest natural gas research- and educational center in Norway. The Gas Technology Center (GTC) unifies the combined efforts of The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and The Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research (SINTEF). More about The Gas Technology Center
Centre for Renewable Energy (SFFE)
The Centre for Renewable Energy (SFFE) combines the competence of NTNU, SINTEF and IFE within the field of renewable energy, as well as initiating innovative and pertinent research tasks. More about the Centre for Renewable Energy
Electric Energy and Energy System Analysis
The Energy System Analysis group looks for solutions to issues concerning the transition to a sustainable and flexible energy infrastructure. More about Electric Energy System Analysis
Energy and Society
The Research Group for Energy, Transportation and the Environment contributes to the strengthening of our knowledge basis for a more environmentally friendly energy regime in Norway and internationally. More about Energy and Society
Better Resource Utilization (BRU)
NTNU and SINTEF have invested much time and energy developing a new strategic plan and organizing task forces for petroleum exploration and production The plan identifies four key areas for research in the years to come: Finding and Producing; Drilling and Subsea Technology; Integrated Operations in the Petroleum Industry; and Arctic Technology. More about Better Resource Utilization
The Norwegian Hydropower Center
The Norwegian Hydropower Center aim to secure and develop the education and research within hydropower technology. The center cooperates with universities, research centers, the Norwegian hydropower business and public authorities. The interdisciplinary cooperation between the hydropower industry and academia will secure; access to specialized competence, relevant technical content and R&D on a high international level.
Energy and Society
Electric Energy and System Analysis
Gas Technology Centre
Petroleum and Resource Utilization
CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS)
The Norwegian Hydro Power Centre
Ole Gunnar Dahlhaug