Key conference to prepare the way for implementing the Paris Agreement coming into force in 2020.
Two senior executives from Vattenfall invited to the International Energy Agency’s two-day
In March 2017, Vattenfall conducted an on-site enhanced due diligence to identify possible human
Vattenfall installs the next wind farm on giant inverted buckets instead of piling foundations in
Annika Ramsköld, Vattenfall's Head of Sustainability, at the World Economic Forum in New York
Vattenfall, IKEA and eight other major international companies join forces in an initiative to pu
Swedish nature photographer has come to the rescue of the black-throated diver with a floating ne
Carbon emissions to be replaced by water vapour if natural gas is switched for hydrogen.
Hot or not? This is the summer weather you can expect.
A large source of carbon dioxide could disappear in less than 20 years, with the help of Vattenfa
Vattenfall has produced a proposal in conjunction with Fortum and Statkraft to rectify shortcomin
Even though the USA is pulling out of the climate change deal, the Paris agreement stands firm as
Two serious accidents could well have ended tragically without the quick-witted intervention of R
Wireless mould detector with 15 years battery time nominated in innovation contest.
External certification makes environmental work more efficient and increases competitiveness.
Earth Hour is a 60 minutes’ event when lights are switched off all over the world as a mess
Annual and sustainability report reveals big sustainable investments.
Vattenfall and the steel industry conduct major research project aiming to develop fossil-free st
Vattenfall will visit Colombia in March to receive first-hand information on the situation in the country.
Vattenfall has achieved a Gold level recognition medal for its sustainability performance by EcoVadis, an independent rating agency.
What effect does plastic have on the environment, what is causing it and how can we go plastic-fr
Electrical roads for trucks may be developed jointly by Sweden and Germany.
Greater use of carbon-free electricity in production processes can slash the carbon dioxide emiss
The offshore team living in the middle of the North Sea on the unique DanTysk hotel platform shar
Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch build electricity storage with used electric car batteries.
On the last day of the climate conference in Marrakech, 196 countries reaffirmed commitment to th
Vattenfall’s COP22 attendee takes a look at why climate change impacts women most and gets
The urgency to act and to increase ambitions is stressed by the leaders of states and governments
In today’s coverage from the climate meeting in Marrakech we can sense the magic atmosphere
Youth demanding a greater role in climate and highlighting e-mobility concluded week one of
Delegates at the climate summit in Marrakech awoke to the news that climate sceptic Donald Trump
The UN Climate Change Conference COP22 starts today in Marrakech.
Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm, Pen y Cymoedd in Wales, is generating power to the
The world’s politicians and business leaders will be gathering at COP22, the UN Climate Con
Vattenfall is creating communal gardens on unused company land for the community to use.
EU countries have agreed to formally approve last year's major climate agreement in Paris.
To store energy for a rainy day is one of the great challenges of a renewable energy system.
New technology and more powerful policies are required if member states are to meet the EU's
Greenpeace is known to be a thorn in Vattenfall’s side, but behind the scenes, the relation
Climate change is one of the biggest risks for World Heritage sites, according to a new United Nations report.
More than 1,000 climate activists have occupied different areas of the lignite mine Welzow-S
This weekend, hundreds of activists will gather in Lusatia in a campaign to protest against Vatte
Representatives from PAX and Vattenfall met to discuss hard coal from the mining province of Cesa
Over 160 countries were represented at United Nations Headquarters to sign the Paris Agreeme
Watch the world's fastest animal develop from egg to fully-fledged speed phantom – foll
Can the iron and steel industry, which currently accounts for a large part of Sweden’s indu
As Vattenfall closes its books for 2015, it can look back on a year which ended with a loss of al
Vattenfall's target of reducing CO2 emissions to 65 million tonnes by 2020 has been revised.
World's first dismantling of an offshore wind farm is complete.
A global climate agreement has been finalized to keep global temperatures "well below"
As the climate negotiations go into overtime, our reporter is back in Sweden celebrating the bear
Pressure is building to deliver a long-awaited new global climate agreement and Vattenfall&r
Ivo Banek’s reflections from Paris today include writing waterfalls, a panel debate, innova
As climate talks enter the second week, it is evident that Paris is the world’s climate cap
The negotiators at the UN climate conference in Paris don't have an easy task ahead of them i
Four days into the climate negotiations, Vattenfall’s Ivo Banek is reading the draft climat
A green, 324-metres high exclamation mark is showing the world the significance of the Paris clim
The number of motor vehicles on the roads is expected to double to 2.8 billion globally by 2030 c
Germany’s second largest utility, RWE, on Tuesday (1 December) announced that it will trans
Day two of the Paris climate summit starts with the first man who flew around the world in a ball
Solar and wind can generate enough electricity in 2030 to cover roughly 60% of the Dutch electricity demand, according to a joint study by Nuon and Greenpeace.
The climate group
About Parisians who won’t let terror rule their lives, the world's top leaders giving s
Vattenfall intends to enable investments totalling more than SEK 50 billion over the next five ye
Sabine Froning, Head of Vattenfall’s PRA and Stakeholder Relations, is cautiously optimisti
What happens at the climate change conference in Paris and why is it important?
The wind turbines in Sweden's second oldest offshore wind farm have stopped turning and now,
The UK and China have signed an agreement to work together to transition to the low carbon economy.
The old fossil order is on borrowed time as China and even India join the drive for dramatic cuts in CO2 emissions.
If countries implement their pledges made for the Paris climate summit, it will give huge boost to wind, tidal and solar power.
A failure to cap greenhouse gas emissions will not just bring on climate shocks, but also worldwide instability, insurrection, and resource wars.
Latest UN analysis claims national climate pledges deliver half of the carbon cuts needed to prevent dangerous warming.
A new version of the negotiating text for UN’s Climate Change Conference in Paris in Decemb
Environmental science professor Johan Rockström, who shocked the world with a bleak prediction in 2009, is now more optimistic. His optimism is founded on the breakneck speed of innovation in wind and solar power.
Major new report highlights how a host of established and emerging technologies could deliver a global decarbonised power system.
Analyses of the climate pledges that 140 countries have submitted ahead of the climate meeting in
The new hydro-wind facility, Gorona del Viento, on the smallest and most isolated of the Canary Islands, El Hierro, is already providing half of the island's energy needs.
See what the G20 nations are prepared to do to rein in fossil-fuel emissions as part of their contribution to a new deal to fight climate change.
All the world’s major economies have now pledged to address climate change with less than two months to go before the critical United Nations climate conference in Paris.
Sony, Microsoft, Adidas are some of the world’s leading companies that are backing a new UN emission offset initiative.
Nine of the world’s largest businesses - Nike, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Walmart, Salesforce, Steelcase, Voya Financial - join the likes of IKEA to fully transition to using renewable electr
Defence officials in the US are signing contracts for huge solar and wind ventures inside military bases or on land nearby.
China will start the world’s largest carbon-trading system by 2017.
Wind power can meet a quarter of Europe’s electricity demand by 2030 if Member States deliver on climate and energy pledges, according to the latest forecasts by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).
Greenpeace has released a new report that lays out the pathway for an energy sector powered by 100% renewable energy.
Aspen has reached the milestone after more than ten years of efforts and by implementing wind, solar and geothermal energy projects.
The entire Dutch rail network is set to run on 100 percent wind power by 2018.
Investing in public and low emission transport, building efficiency, and waste management in cities could generate savings of 17 trillion USD and also reduce greenhouse gas emissions equal to India's annual output.
The Dutch government will appeal the ruling by the Hague District Court to reduce Dutch greenhous
Ministers will appeal a court decision forcing the government in the Netherlands to increase cuts to greenhouse gas emissions.
ArcelorMittal, which manufactures over 90 million tons of steel every year, is looking at reducing its (large) carbon footprint.
With less than 100 days left to the climate summit in Paris, concerns are raised of the slow pace
People are beginning to realize they can take more control over their own energy use including moving from using fossil fuel energy to using clean energy. This transformation represents the future of energy use in America, says President Obama
French energy giant Total has this week made good on its pledge to divest from coal-related activities, confirming it no longer produces or markets coal.
With China clearly pursuing an accelerated green agenda, what are the implications for the rest of the world?
China's carbon emissions from fossil fuels may be 14% lower than thought.
Electricity generation from renewable sources has overtaken natural gas to become the second largest source of electricity worldwide.
The Australian government plans to reduce carbon emissions by 26 to 28 per cent against 2005 levels.
President Obama has launched a proposal for the USA to greatly reduce the greenhouse gas emission
Waste is increasingly making the journey across borders to be recycled or used as fuel for heat a
Germany has decided to abandon the plans for a CO2 levy.
Germany has abandoned plans for a levy on coal-fired power plants but will reduce brown-coal power generation.
The European energy union is a declaration of solidarity and it will be an important tool for the
Bill Gates plans to double investment in green energy technology and research to combat climate change, but rejects calls to divest from fossil fuels.
Europe’s energy revolution marches on.
The Netherlands must increase its efforts to reduce greenhouse gases after a ruling by the Hague
Power companies and colleges are working together to develop a new type of small-scale hydro powe
The Dutch government has to protect its citizens and cut carbon emissions by 25 percent, a Dutch court ruled.
Hot and dry or cool and wet?
Climate changes can result in major water flow increases in the rivers used by Vattenfall to gene
Agreement among world leaders a strong signal to the climate change conference in Paris.
IKEA has pledged to invest 1 billion euros on renewable energy and ways to help poor nations cope with climate change.
Why is a new global agreement on climate change important and what can we expect from the climate meeting in Paris?
New study: Top energy firms are responsible for 31% of global emissions.
The age of coal is inevitably coming to an end and it politicians need to invest in a just transition to an economy based on renewable energy and sustainable long-term jobs.
Audi has invented a carbon-neutral diesel fuel made solely from water, carbon dioxide and renewable energy sources.
Biomass is the only renewable, affordable energy source available on-demand. European countries need to make sure it is sourced sustainably.
Recovering waste heat from cremations for room heating. It is becoming common practise.
China’s rise is closely linked to the country’s energy security, and the rest of the world’s energy security is increasingly linked to China’s rise.
Fossil fuel companies are benefitting from global subsidies of $5.3tn (£3.4tn) a year, equivalent to $10m a minute every day, according to a new estimate by the International Monetary Fund.
On 1 January 2019 the EU ETS Market Stability Reserve will be introduced.
European energy ministers recently discussed the opportunities
The National Audit Office believes that Vattenfall promises mor
The falling coal consumption and production in China is putting pressure on European electricity
Investing in the grid to both modernize and expand it will both increase use of renewable energy and reduce emissions.
The Paris climate talks should spell out what concrete steps governments need to take to change their energy systems.
With eight months to go until the Paris talks, there are solid reasons to be more than hopeful optimistic.
Many island states will be wiped off the map, even if an ambitious agreement is reached at COP 21, EurActiv France reports.
It is more constructive and effective to take a case-by-case approach to investments in the energy sector.
Last year, Vattenfall emitted 82.3 million tonnes of carbon dioxide, 6.1 million tonnes less than it did in 2013.
Policymakers should set a carbon price that would generate demand for CCS, a key technology to fight climate change.
Germany plans to force the oldest coal plants to curb production to achieve its climate targets.
Italy’s largest utily Enel has pledged to phase out new investments in coal and lead the charge among global energy companies for a global climate pact.
The Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust should commit to taking their money out of the companies that are driving global warming.
For the first time in 40 years, the global economy grew and global emissions didn't.
Three members of the European Union have already achieved their renewable energy goals for 2020,
Millions of outraged Chinese have watched a documentary on the country's air pollution problems, sparking a national debate on environmental problems.
Is there a dark side to the German Energiewende?
Vattenfall has won the concession for wind farm Horns Rev 3 off the Danish west coast.
Frequent earthquakes have caused the Dutch government to tempor
How crazy is it to drive back and forth between Berlin and Hamb
The UK’s political leaders have pledged to tackle climate change after the next election, whatever the outcome. Simon Evans of the Carbon Brief assesses the significance of the pledge.
UK's political leaders have pledged to work together to combat climate change and end coal burning for power generation.
UN climate talks in Geneva have ended with agreement on a formal draft negotiating text for the summit in Paris in December.
A seal named Torsten has been released after a three-month stay in an intake pond at Sweden's Oskarshamn nuclear power plant.
A call to governments to pledge a zero-net-emissions target for 2050 has been made by a group of international business leaders.
Are you burning a hole in your pocket?
Vattenfall is rolling out a comprehensive network of fast charging stations in the Stockholm area
In late October, 90 sticks of dynamite were meticulously placed
A large part of Vattenfall's activities in northern Sweden affects the everyday life of the
German utility company Stadtwerke München is investing in renew
Working at sea is a matter of survival.