ARC - Arctic Centre for Sustainable Energy

UiT The Arctic University of Norway established in 2017 the Arctic Centre for Sustainable Energy (ARC). This is an interdisciplinary centre focusing on Arctic challenges and conditions within renewable energy and greenhouse gas management. The centre will combine expertise in mathematics, humanities, informatics, natural and social sciences.

The centre’s main objectives are:

  • interdisciplinary R&D excellence within renewable energy and CO2 management in order to create sustainable societies in the Arctic
  • to create an internationally competitive and outstanding environment that is an attractive R&D partner for the commercial and public sectors
  • to ensure that graduates receive high quality education and expertise within renewable energy and CO2 management that is relevant for the business and public sector in the north

The focus themes of the centre, seen in an Arctic context, are ethical and responsible prosumption of distributed renewable electricity, fuels and thermal energy, and an accountable management of greenhouse gases.


Tildeling av ARC strategimidler høst 2019

Ved søknadsfristen var det kommet inn totalt fire søknader. Den totale søknadssummen var på kr 1 223 kNOK.  Alle prosjektforslagene var innenfor ARC tematikk.


Energikonferanse på Finnsnes

"Nye energiframtider for Senja?" er den spørrende tittelen på energikonferansen som går av stabelen i Kunnskapsparken på Finnsnes 27. mai


Vindkraft og solenergi vinner over karbonfangst

Forskere har sammenlignet karbonfangstteknologi med fornybare energi-teknologier. 



Upcoming Seminars and Events

 June 27th1500-1600, 'Climate services for energy: sharing knowledge through case studies’ Webinar hosted by the Climate Europe Project. Program and registration.

October, Narvik, ARC Seminar Electrical Transport.Time and location will be announced

25-27 September Narvik, NORDPIE2019