Power grid

VATTENFALL SUBMARINE CABLE AWARDED

Cable to the island of Gotland receives the “Nobel Prize for Electricity”.

Nuclear Power

VATTENFALL’S NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS OFF THE GRID

This year’s outage programme is running until October at a cost of SEK 2 billion.

Wind power

WALES BIGGEST WIND FARM HITS FULL POWER

Vattenfall’s Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project runs at full power.

My Job

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD WITH A NOSE FOR EXPLOSIVES

Meet the youngest employee at Ringhals, four-year old Alsatian Zäta.

New market entry

VATTENFALL STEPS INTO THE UK SUPPLY MARKET

Vattenfall starts direct sales of renewable electricity to business customers in the UK.

Financial information

A GOOD START FOR VATTENFALL

Stable first quarter with good nuclear availability and customer growth.

Coal mines

COLOMBIA VISIT COULD LEAD TO IMPROVEMENTS IN THE COAL DISTRICTS

Vattenfall works for positive changes in Colombia. Three-week audit trip concluded.

Evidence-based knowledge

"SCIENCE AND DEMOCRACY ARE INTERCONNECTED"

Vattenfall stands up for knowledge and science.

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

NUON SOLAR TEAM KICK STARTED NEW SOLAR VEHICLE CONSTRUCTION

Can Nuna9 take the Dutch team to another victory in the Australian desert?

Innovation contest

A GIANT LEAP FOR MOULD-WARNING TOAD BUFO

Wireless mould detector with 15 years battery time nominated in innovation contest.

Environment

VATTENFALL’S PRODUCTION NOW ENVIRONMENTALLY CERTIFIED

External certification makes environmental work more efficient and increases competitiveness.

Pen y Cymoedd fund

WELSH CHOCOLATE BENEFIT FROM WIND MONEY

Local chocolate factory one of 36 beneficiaries from Vattenfall wind power fund.

Wind farm

COST IS KING FOR SCOTTISH WIND FARM EXTENSION

Vattenfall proposes 16 more turbines next to Clashindarroch wind farm.

Earth Hour

EARTH HOUR – TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY AND NEW PERSPECTIVES

Earth Hour is a 60 minutes’ event when lights are switched off all over the world as a message from private people, companies, institutions and cities to people with the power to make a difference to act against climate change.

Annual and sustainability report

VATTENFALL INVESTS SEK 28 BILLION IN GROWTH

Annual and sustainability report reveals big sustainable investments.

Solar Panels

NUON PUTS MEGA SOLAR ROOFS ON BRICK FACTORIES

Nuon will install 15.000 solar panels on the roofs of the Vandersanden Group´s two brick factories in Spijk and Hedikhuizen in the Netherlands. The total capacity will be 3.5 MW.

Helicopter pilot

AIRBORNE FOR VATTENFALL

For Martin Knudsen, a shiny red helicopter, weighing almost 3,000 kg, is his flying workplace and, in bad weather, he brings Vattenfall’s service technicians safely to the North Sea wind turbines for repairs.

Climate-smart

PREEM AND VATTENFALL COLLABORATE ON BIOFUEL

Vattenfall aims to provide climate-smart hydrogen gas to large-scale production of biofuel.

Grid stability

VATTENFALL BUYS BMW BATTERIES FOR WINDFARMS

Batteries from the German car manufacturer to enhance grid stability.

Diversity Officer of the Year 2017

ANNIKA VIKLUND WINS DIVERSITY PRIZE

She receives the newly instituted prize for her efforts to promote diversity and inclusion.

Climate-smart industry

MAJOR INVESTMENT IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CO2-FREE STEEL

Vattenfall and the steel industry conduct major research project aiming to develop fossil-free st

International Women's Day

"SIXTY YEARS SEPARATE THESE PICTURES. CAN YOU SEE THE DIFFERENCE?"

"Right! These days we work in a more digital environment. One of many changes at Vattenfall."

Equality

MORE AND MORE FEMALE MANAGERS AT VATTENFALL

Every fifth manager is a woman. But the difference between the markets is great.

E-mobility

VATTENFALL SUPPORTS BATTERY PROJECT IN SWEDEN

Vattenfall is investing five million kronor in the Northvolt AB project company, which plans to build Europe's largest lithium battery factory in Sweden.

Coal mining

VATTENFALL TALKS TO STAKEHOLDERS IN COLOMBIA

Vattenfall will visit Colombia in March to receive first-hand information on the situation in the country.

UK wind power expansion

NORFOLK DUO EYES VATTENFALL WIND TARGETS

Second English giant offshore wind farm starts permitting process.

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Corporate Social Responsibility

VATTENFALL’S SUSTAINABILITY PERFORMANCE AWARDED

Vattenfall has achieved a Gold level recognition medal for its sustainability performance by EcoVadis, an independent rating agency.

Energy storage

GREEN BATTERIES CAN REPLACE DIESEL GENERATORS

Batteries charged with wind and solar power that contribute to grid stability and eliminate the need for diesel generators are now on the market in the Netherlands. 

Investment

VATTENFALL INVESTS 325 MILLION EURO IN NEW POWER PLANT IN BERLIN

Vattenfall has decided to build a new gas-fired combined cycle heat and power plant in the Berlin district of Marzahn-Hellersdorf. The value of the investment is 325 million Euro.

E-mobility

VATTENFALL SWITCHES ITS ENTIRE VEHICLE FLEET TO ELECTRIC

Over 3.500 passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles in Sweden, the Netherlands and German

Wind power

DOUBLE CAPACITY WITH THANET EXPANSION

Vattenfall is investigating the possibility of building a major extension to Thanet Offshore Wind Farm off the Kent coast in south-east England.

Electrical roads

MERKEL DISCUSSES ELECTRICAL ROADS WITH SWEDEN

Electrical roads for trucks may be developed jointly by Sweden and Germany.

Vattenfall welcomes newcomers

“THE TIME AT VATTENFALL HAS GIVEN ME SO MUCH”

A lawyer from Syria and a business economist from Nigeria are two foreign graduates who are working as interns for a three-month period at Vattenfall – thanks to the 'Hundred Club' project.

Lantmännen

LANTMÄNNEN IN MAJOR DEAL: VATTENFALL TRANSITION TO RENEWABLES KEY

The agricultural cooperative and food product giant Lantmännen has chosen Vattenfall as its suppl

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