Sourcing

CONTINUED VIOLENCE IN COLOMBIA

Violation of human rights is still an issue in parts of Colombia. Vattenfall has intensified its efforts to improve the situation.

Horns Rev 3

MINES FOUND AT HORNS REV 3 SITE

"A year's work blown up in 10 milliseconds." That's all it took to detonate a WW2 mine under Denmark's future offshore wind farm Horns Rev 3.

Lignite

VATTENFALL’S LIGNITE BUSINESS SALE APPROVED

The EU Commission on Thursday, 22 September, cleared the acquisition of Vattenfall’s lignit

Hydro and nuclear power

SIGNIFICANT TAX REDUCTIONS ON HYDRO AND NUCLEAR POWER

Ninety per cent of the output tax on Swedish nuclear power will disappear next year according to budget proposal.

Wind power

VATTENFALL WINS DANISH NEAR-SHORE WIND TENDER

Vattenfall has won the Danish near-shore wind tender with its highly competitive bid of only 47,5 Danish øre/kWh and plans to build two offshore wind farms off the west coast of Jutland.

Wind power

WANTED: 130 NEW WIND POWER COLLEAGUES

Vattenfall plans to double its wind power capacity.

Offshore wind

SANDBANK DELIVERS FIRST POWER WAY AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

Vattenfall’s offshore wind farm Sandbank is now supplying the German electricity network with its first wind power from the North Sea, three and a half months ahead of schedule.

Wind power

BATTERIES AT UK WIND FARM WILL KEEP GRID STABLE

Vattenfall has won a contract to build a 22 megawatt battery facility at its Pen y Cymoedd wind farm in Wales, which will help to support the stability of the national grid in the UK.

E-mobility

THINKING ABOUT BUYING AN ELECTRIC CAR?

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

Energy storage

HOW ENERGY STORAGE WORKS

To store energy for a rainy day is one of the great challenges of a renewable energy system.

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.

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Phasing out nuclear power

WHY VATTENFALL IS TAKING GERMANY TO COURT

Vattenfall’s General Counsel Anne Gynnerstedt explains why Vattenfall is seeking compensation from the German state for the loss of revenue from its German nuclear power plants.

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.

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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