Wind power

VATTENFALL ENTERS THE DANISH CONSUMER MARKET

Vattenfall has bought the energy company Vindstød.dk, which offers 100% wind power to Danish consumers. 

Solar farm

CROWDFUNDING TO RAISE INTEREST FOR SOLAR FARM

Nuon’s combined wind and solar farm in Wieringermeer, the Netherlands, is inviting Dutch households to buy a share in the solar project.

Wind farm

OFFSHORE WIND FARM DISMANTLED IN THE NETHERLANDS

Nuon has dismantled four offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 2 MW at the Lely wind farm in Ijsselmeer, some 600 metres off the port of Medemblik.

Wind power

THE FUTURE OF WIND POWER

What is in store for the future of wind power, what kind of products are being looked at and what is technically possible?

Nuclear

NUCLEAR POWER WELL PREPARED FOR WINTER

The restart of the Ringhals 2 reactor after being shut down for two years means that all of Vattenfall’s seven Swedish reactors are now in operation when the need for energy in Sweden is greatest.

Batteries

USED E-CAR BATTERIES GET SECOND LIFE IN HAMBURG

Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch build electricity storage with used electric car batteries.

No 3,333,333

CHRISTIAN BECAME CUSTOMER NO 3,333,333

The German sales unit recently acquired its 3,333,333rd customer and decided to surprise this very customer, 29-year old Christian Schoeneberg from Berlin.

Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord

GREEN LIGHT FOR DANISH NEAR SHORE WIND FARMS

Danish politicians have approved the construction of the two near shore wind farms off the west coast of Jutland, Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord. Vattenfall is all set to start the next phase of the project.

Climate action plan 2050

GERMANY AGREES ON CLIMATE ACTION PLAN

Wind power

VATTENFALL AND SKANDIA'S HÖGE VÄG WIND FARM INAUGUARATED

Insurance company Skandia and Vattenfall have inaugurated one of the largest onshore wind farms in southern Sweden: the jointly owned Höge Väg wind farm on the outskirts of Kristianstad.  

World Solar Challenge

NEW NUON SOLAR TEAM LINE UP PRESENTED

Kriegers Flak

VATTENFALL WINS TENDER FOR DENMARK’S LARGEST OFFSHORE WIND FARM

Facing strong competition, Vattenfall has today won the tender to build Kriegers Flak, a 600 MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. 

E-mobility

RANGE ENSURED WITH VATTENFALL'S NEW CHARGING NETWORK

Drivers of electric cars will not have to suffer range anxiety when Vattenfall launches the ”inCharge” charging network, a joint network with thousands of charging stations in Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands.

How Vattenfall turned idle land to a city oasis

URBAN GARDENERS ARE GREENING BERLIN

Vattenfall is creating communal gardens on unused company land for the community to use. 

Diversity

WORLDWIDE EXPERTS SET WIND POWER SPINNING

Vattenfall’s office in Kolding, Denmark, is a truly multicultural and diverse workplace – 16 out of 90 employees come from other parts of the world. 

Wind power

FIRST POWER FROM PEN Y CYMOEDD WIND FARM

Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm, Pen y Cymoedd in Wales, is generating power to the national grid.

Pride at work

COMING OUT AT WORK AT VATTENFALL

It’s 2016 and many employees are still in the closet at work. So, how open are we at Vattenfall?

Wind farm

NUON TO GIVE NEW LIFE TO OLD WIND FARM

Nuon is planning to build and repower a wind farm in Flevoland, the Netherlands. 65 new turbines will replace 74 old ones and more than double the capacity. 

Wind power

WANTED: 130 NEW WIND POWER COLLEAGUES

Vattenfall plans to double its wind power capacity.

Goldmine in the north

DATA CENTERS - THE NEXT HUGE GROWTH INDUSTRY

Facebook, Twitter and Pokemon Go are driving the need for more data centres. This signals a new golden era for northern Sweden.

Data centres in northern Sweden

ATTRACTING POWER-INTENSIVE INDUSTRIES TO SWEDEN

Vattenfall and Skellefteå Kraft are combining their efforts to attract more power-intensive industries to establish themselves in northern Sweden.

Greenpeace

GREENPEACE: FRIENDS OR FOES?

Greenpeace is known to be a thorn in Vattenfall’s side, but behind the scenes, the relation-ship is less hostile.

Pen y Cymoedd

UP AGAINST THE WINDS

The forces unleashed by the Welsh weather do all they can to cause problems. But so far, they have not managed to disrupt the construction of Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm project, Pen y Cymoedd.

Wind power

HOW VATTENFALL’S WIND POWER WILL GROW

By 2020, Vattenfall will have doubled its wind power capacity to 4GW. This means a total growth of 400-600MW per year, in existing markets and potentially in completely new ones.

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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

Energy sharing

POWER FROM YOUR NEIGHBOURS

Sharing energy is now as easy as booking a room through the Airbnb website or ordering transportation via the Uber network.

E-mobility

THINKING ABOUT BUYING AN ELECTRIC CAR?

We asked car experts what to consider before buying an electric car.

Sweden

BUILDING A DREAM TEAM

China, Peru, Germany, Denmark and Sweden are contributing employees to the new team formed in BA Distribution to work on strategy and business development.

Search and rescue

MISSING IN THE POWER PLANT

A woman has gone missing in the winding passageways, levels and machine halls of the Klingenberg Combined Heat and Power Plant in Berlin. Nobody knows where she is hiding. Gabriele Marx and her rescue dog Ole are needed.

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.

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

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

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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