Energy Lab

Energy Lab meetings and events

Here you can find an overview over past meetings and events organized by the Energy Lab including links to presentations:



Modelling the future energy system in Longyearbyen – Hans-Kristian Ringkjøb (GFI)

An introduction and analysis to the EU-ETS system and how it is working (or not) - Ernst Nordtveit (Faculty of Law)

Energy design for the future - Aina Eide (Sweco)

Political science perspective on energy and climate - Thor Øivind Jensen (Department of Administration and Organization Theory)


Ocean Energy Developments at Runde - Lars Golmen (NIVA)

Biomass for energy: Potentials and sustainability - Half-Day Seminar - Einar Aalen Hunsager (Hordaland County Council), Simen Gjølsjø (NIBIO),  Kristine S Akervold (City of Bergen, Bergen Kommune), Camilla Løhre (Department of Chemistry), Thomas Hansen (St1), Dorinde Kleinegris (Uni Research)

Nanotechnology for harvesting solar energy - Martin Greve (IFT)

An introduction to BREEAM - Jeff Graves (ABO Plan & Arkitektur)

Public acceptance of energy sources - Gisela Böhm (Department of Psychosocial Science)


Green Cluster in Bergen - Karina Garnes Reigstad (City of Bergen)

Physical changes and risks to humans: Explaining what people in four European countries associate with climate change - Endre Tvinnereim (Uni Research)

Efficient and Sustainable Electricity Markets - Half-Day Seminar - Mette Bjørndal (NHH), Christian Bergqvist (University of Copenhagen), Benjamin Fram (NHH), Stefan Funk & Jonathan Wood (NHH), Ann-Mari Løberg Knudsen (BKK), Jørgen Bjørndalen (DNV GL - Energy)

Some research challenges for Photovoltaic Solar Energy - A collaboration with KNUST in Ghana - Tor Sørevik (Department of Mathematics)


History of Hywind - Finn Gunnar Nielsen (GFI)

Autumn 2017 Kick-off meeting - Eva Britt Isager (City of Bergen) & Sølve Sondbø (Hordaland County Council)


European Energy Research - Seen from EUA - Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa (CMR/UiB) (06.06.2017)


Geothermal Energy in Norway and in Hordaland - Kirsti Midttømme (CMR) (30.05.2017)

Planning installation of offshore wind farms - Stian Backe (Department of Informatics) (23.05.2017)

Towards Increased Fidelity in Simulation of Moored Wave Energy Converters - Claes Eskilsson (Chalmers) (16.05.2017)

Legal Control and Enforcement over National Energy Plans - Esmeralda Colombo (Faculty of Law - UiB) (09.05.2017)

Hywind - Gudmund Olsen (Statoil) (02.05.2017)


Tidal Current Energy - Jarle Berntsen (Department of Mathematics) (25.04.2017)

Electrification of the Norwegian Shelf with Wind Energy - Ida Marie Solbrekke (GFI) (18.04.2017)

The Norwegian Energy Market - Endre Bjørndal (NHH), Ørjan Mydland (NHH), Marte Wigen Nilsson (Multiconsult), Per R. Sandberg (Statoil) (05.04.2017)

The potential for wave energy in the North Sea - Birgitte Rugaard Furevik (Norwegian Meteorological Institute) (04.04.2017)


Extended Lunch-meeting - Malgorzata Cyndecka (Faculty of Law) & Gunnar Eskeland (NHH) (28.03.2017)

Greensight - Hilde Holdhus (21.03.2017)

Electric production from raindrops - Lars Egil Helseth (Department of Physics and Technology, UIB) (14.03.2017)

Emerging technologies and their impact on the society - Kjetil Rommetveit (SVT,UIB), Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa (NORCOWE/UIB), Simona Petroncini (Solbære), Halvard Tesdal (Småkraft), Lars Egil Helseth (Department of Physics and Technology, UIB), Dhayalan Velauthapillai (HVL), Thomas Hårklau (Kitemill), Helge L. Tvedt (Department of Geography, UIB), Ernst Nordtveit (Faculty of Law, UIB) (09.03.2017)

Jobs in the solar energy business in Germany and Norway - Hanne Sjøvold Hansen (HVL) (07.03.2017)


Designing a course on Wave Energy - John Carter (Seattle University)(28.02.2017)

Extended Lunch-meeting: Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui & Finn Gunnar Nielsen (21.02.2017)

Wave Energy: The Basic Principles - Finn Gunnar Nielsen (Geophysical Institute)(14.02.2017)

Half-day Seminar: The Future of Norwegian Biofuel - Gunnar Eskeland (NHH), Lars M. Nerheim (HVL), Geir H. Ingeborgrud (Eco-1), Tanja Barth (Department of Chemistry), Tor Ivar Eikaas (The Research Council of Norway), Aslak Sverdrup (Avinor) (08.02.2017)

Energy transition – A view from the social sciences  - Håvard Haarstad (Department of Geography) (07.02.2017)


Challenges related to carbon neutral Nordic countries in 2050 - Kevin Johnsen (Nordic Energy Research) (31.01.2017)

Alternative Wind Energy Concepts (SkyWind two-bladed turbine) - Per Bull Haugsøen (Oceanvis AS) (24.01.2017)

Optimizing cable routes in offshore wind - Arne Klein (Department of Informatics) (17.01.2017)

Fuel Cell - What is it and what are the benefits? - Crina Ilea (Prototech) (10.01.2017)


The future of Energy - Peter Haugan (GFI), Asgeir Thorsteinsson (BKK), Marte Godvik (Statoil), Vegard Frihammer (Greenstat) (03.11.2016)

Large-scale production of Hydrogen - Tomas Fiksdal (Greenstat)  (01.11.2016)

Energy Lab - Lars Henrik Paarup Michelsen (Norwegian Climate Foundation) & Sølve Sondbø (Hordaland County Council) (23.08.2016)

Energy Lab - Siri-Kalvig (UiS, IRIS), Ed Craig (University of Edinburgh) & Gunnar Eskeland (NHH) (21. & 26.04.2016)

Energy Lab Half-day seminar - Nils-Gunnar Kvamstø (GFI), Peter Haugan (GFI), Ingrid Foss Ballo (SVT, Geography), Ole Andreas Brekke (Uni Rokkan) & Jan Petter Hansen (Department of Physics & Technology)  (15.03.2016)

Energy Lab Opening (16.02.2016)