Energy storage

HOW ENERGY STORAGE WORKS

To store energy for a rainy day is one of the great challenges of a renewable energy system. But many technologies for energy storage already exist.

Climate

MORE AGGRESSIVE CLIMATE TARGETS CREATE MORE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

New technology and more powerful policies are required if member states are to meet the EU's new, long-term climate targets for transport, buildings and agriculture.

Wind power

VATTENFALL BUYS OFFSHORE WIND PROJECT IN GERMANY

Vattenfall has acquired a German offshore wind project in the North Sea with the goal to construct up to 79 wind turbines.

EuroPride Amsterdam

NUON CHIMNEY LIGHTS UP A PITCH-BLACK AMSTERDAM FOR EUROPRIDE

In honour of Nuon's participation in two weeks of EuroPride 2016 in Amsterdam, the Hemweg plant chimney will be illuminated in the colours of the rainbow until Sunday 7 August.

Lignite

SWEDISH STATE CONFIRMS VATTENFALL’S LIGNITE DIVESTMENT

After having reviewed the proposal, the owner has now confirmed that it stands behind the divestment of Vattenfall's German lignite operations to Czech energy company EPH and its financial partner PPF. 

Wind power

INNOVATIVE WIND FARM TO BE BUILT OFF THE COAST OF ABERDEEN

Vattenfall has decided to build a combined wind farm and technology development centre off the Sc

Energy market

POWER PRICES REMAIN LOW

Electricity is now sold on the energy exchange at a price below the cost of producing it. However, the end customers are hardly aware of this attractive price scenario, as their electricity bills are loaded with charges allocated to extending renewable capacity.

Dantysk

VATTENFALL’S OFFSHORE HOTEL HEADS TO SEA

Watch the video of Vattenfall’s enormous offshore wind farm accommodation platform being installed in the middle of the North Sea.

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Solar power

THE FARMER WHO GROWS SOLAR POWER

He had been interested in renewable energy for a long time and in 2014 Mikael Saksi decided to in

Charging by induction

NO STRINGS ATTACHED

Park your electric car and charge it wirelessly and automatically is ideal, according to users. 

Training using electricity

A CHARGED WORKOUT

Wind power

THIS IS WHERE VATTENFALL PLANS TO BUILD THE NEXT BIG WIND FARM

Vattenfall has now started development of the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm.

100 per cent renewable

CAN SWEDEN BECOME FULLY RENEWABLE?

An analysis carried out by Vattenfall says yes: Sweden has a good chance of meeting this goal, bu

DanTysk 360°

EXPERIENCE DANTYSK WITH A 360° VIDEO

Do you want to experience the view from an offshore wind farm? Don't worry, you don't have to climb up 88 metres to reach the nacelle.

Sustainable cities

CAN CITIES BECOME MORE SUSTAINABLE WITH MORE AND BETTER LIGHTING?

More that energy consumption needs to be considered when designing urban lightning, researchers s

Wind power

ICE COLD FACTS

Electric car road trip

TO ITALY AND BACK WITHOUT EMISSIONS

Is a road trip through Europe in an electric car really possible? Here is the account of the Piironen family’s journey.

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