Is salt the future way of storing intermittent, renewable energy?
Vattenfall InHouse: smart energy services for tenant-owner housing associations and property owne
The Vattenfall Haus-Strom concept has developed from a micro-CHP solution to solar power delivere
Barely a year after its launch, Powerpeers has become a role model for the transition to a sustai
The environmental benefits of electric cars far outweigh the issue of CO2 emissions fr
Nuon, BMW and Alfen launch mega battery at Princess Alexia Wind Farm.
Carbon emissions to be replaced by water vapour if natural gas is switched for hydrogen.
Golden rain falls on the winner of Vattenfall’s innovation award, Thomas Stalin, from Vatte
Vattenfall’s Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project runs at full power.
Can Nuna9 take the Dutch team to another victory in the Australian desert?
External certification makes environmental work more efficient and increases competitiveness.
Local chocolate factory one of 36 beneficiaries from Vattenfall wind power fund.
Nuon will install 15.000 solar panels on the roofs of the Vandersanden Group´s two brick fa
Vattenfall aims to provide climate-smart hydrogen gas to large-scale production of biofuel.
Batteries from the German car manufacturer to enhance grid stability.
The European energy hierarchy changed in 2016.
CFO Stefan Dohler outlines top considerations for Vattenfall in 2017.
Batteries charged with wind and solar power that contribute to grid stability and eliminate the n
An energy-intensive blockchain developer is building its first data centre outside China in northern Sweden and has chosen renewable electricity from Vattenfall.
The agricultural cooperative and food product giant Lantmännen has chosen Vattenfall as its suppl
The offshore team living in the middle of the North Sea on the unique DanTysk hotel platform shar
On the last day of the climate conference in Marrakech, 196 countries reaffirmed commitment to th
Danish politicians have approved the construction of the two near shore wind farms off the west c
Insurance company Skandia and Vattenfall have inaugurated one of the largest onshore wind farms i
The world’s politicians and business leaders will be gathering at COP22, the UN Climate Con
Facebook, Twitter and Pokemon Go are driving the need for more data centres.
Vattenfall and Skellefteå Kraft are combining their efforts to attract more power-intensive industries to establish themselves in northern Sweden.
This weekend, the Nuon Solar Team won the Sasol Solar Challenge in South Africa.
Vattenfall has won the Danish near-shore wind tender with its highly competitive bid of only 47,5
Vattenfall’s offshore wind farm Sandbank is now supplying
Nuon plans to install movable solar panels at Wieringermeer wind farm.
"The direction so far has been too cautious, because it doesn't take into account neither the ambitious targets agreed by member states in the Paris Agreement, nor the structural problems with the large oversupply of allowances in the system. It is quite simply inadequate"
The UK offshore wind farm Kentish Flats Extension has now been completed
He had been interested in renewable energy for a long time and in 2014 Mikael Saksi decided to in
A 4,100 tonne structure is now heading towards the offshore wind farm Sandbank site in the North
Over 160 countries were represented at United Nations Headquarters to sign the Paris Agreeme
By 2020 14% of the total Dutch energy production must come from renewable sources.
Today, 8 April, the first turbine was completed in Pen y Cymoedd, Vattenfall’s wind po
Can the iron and steel industry, which currently accounts for a large part of Sweden’s indu
Vattenfall’s first large-scale solar farm has generated power for the first time.
Vattenfall has now started development of the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm.
Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions stayed flat in 2015 for the second year in a row,
Energy storage and advanced network management is key.
Offshore works have started off Aberdeen Bay in preparation for full construction of the European
An analysis carried out by Vattenfall says yes: Sweden has a good chance of meeting this goal, bu
A total of 23,000 solar panels to be installed in London
New technology enables higher efficiency.
Adds 44% of all new electricity capacity in 2015.
The first part of record project inaugurated.
2015 was a good year for Vattenfall's wind power, which increased electricity generation by m
As Vattenfall closes its books for 2015, it can look back on a year which ended with a loss of al
The construction of Vattenfall’s 288MW offshore wind farm Sandbank in the North Sea is prog
336 employee-funded solar panels on the roof of Nuon’s head office in Amsterdam are now gen
Amsterdam has ambitious plans to increase the number of public charging points for electrical veh
Vattenfall will start to build its first large-scale solar power farm in the UK at end of January
European utilities rank highly among top 100 green power generation companies globally according to an independent industry data analyst. Vattenfall is among the top 20 generators of renewable power capacity.
Vattenfall is selling 49 per cent of its ownership in the Ormonde offshore wind farm in the Irish
The UK Supreme Court on Wednesday (December 16) dismissed American billionaire Donald Trump’s appeal claiming that the consent for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre was unlawful.
The Nuon Energy Roof combines insulation to save energy and solar panels to generate power in a s
Read about what Lars and other Vattenfall employees do to live sustainably.
Renewables contributed almost half of the world’s new power generation capacity in 2014.
Two huge projects in the province of Västerbotten in northern Sweden may double Vattenfall's
The wind turbines in Sweden's second oldest offshore wind farm have stopped turning and now,
Munster says it will end investment of its pension fund in fossil fuels as German cabinet approves capacity market scheme.
Vattenfall is one of the candidates pre-qualified to bid for Kriegers Flak – Denmark&r
Enel, the biggest utility in the world by customer numbers, has pledged never to build another coal plant and to be carbon neutral by 2050.
For the sixth time the Nuon Solar Team has won the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge with its sol
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.
Roofs at Nuon’s Amsterdam headquarters and the Hemweg power plant will be covered by 1,300
Wind power is now comparable in price to fossil fuels, and solar is well on its way.
Wind power can meet a quarter of Europe’s electricity demand by 2030 if member states deliv
The world’s third biggest greenhouse gas emitter says it will source 40% of its electricity from non-fossil fuel sources.
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.
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.
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.
22 new, bigger turbines are now in place at the Klim wind farm on northwest Jutland - Denmark'
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 cost of producing electricity from renewable sources such as solar and wind has dropped significantly over the past five years, narrowing the gap with power generated from fossil fuels and nuclear reactors, according to the International Energy Agency.
A drone pilot scoping out a giant wind turbine stumbled upon a man sunbathing on top of it.
The offshore wind farm Kentish Flats Extension has reached a milestone and got its first turbine
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
The Rocky Mountain Institute is chronicling Microsoft's journey to 285 MW of renewable power from two off-site wind energy projects.
Some US residents will soon be able to Google their home to see if it makes sense to go solar.
Solar power will be incredibly cheap by the time it’s a substantial fraction of the world’s electricity supply.
UK remains the top offshore wind power market through until 2025.
With China clearly pursuing an accelerated green agenda, what are the implications for the rest of the world?
Electricity generation from renewable sources has overtaken natural gas to become the second largest source of electricity worldwide.
In the first six months of 2015, the European offshore wind industry installed more new capacity than in any other year on record as several projects reached completion and deployment of larger turbines increased.
President Obama has launched a proposal for the USA to greatly reduce the greenhouse gas emission
Vattenfall is developing a number of solar power farms in the UK and in the Netherlands.
A small team of seasoned engineers, IT experts and network specialists at Vattenfall invented a l
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.
What kind of energy system has the smallest impact on the natural world?
Renewable energy will grow from providing around a quarter of Europe’s energy to supplying half.
Europe’s overall energy future looks bright.
The Netherlands must increase its efforts to reduce greenhouse gases after a ruling by the Hague
A new wind farm north east of Scotland brings both lights to 27 000 homes and fund money to
Vattenfall and its partner Stadtwerke München will invest EUR 1.2 billion in its second major win
40 GW of new solar capacity was installed worldwide last year, compared to 38.4 GW in 2013.
It is entirely possible for the US to run on 100% renewable energy in 2050 according to a new study.
Statkraft has cancelled plans to develop a 1,000 megawatt wind power farm in central Norway due to low power prices.
IKEA has pledged to invest 1 billion euros on renewable energy and ways to help poor nations cope with climate change.
Vattenfall will focus new investment on offshore wind, energy services and district heating and expects Germany to remain its main market, even after selling its lignite, or brown coal, activities there.
IKEA has become energy independent in its operations in the Nordic countries.
More and more solar power plants are being built on water.
A technology company in Sweden has installed a solar power plant, which it claims is the most efficient in the world today.
Energy made from vibrating wind farms could be much cheaper.
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.
A new technology is currently being installed in 69 onshore wind turbines, which is estimated to
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.
How has the small Scandinavian country become a global leader in wind power?
Tesla’s home storage battery is getting attention because they are staking a major claim to a market which is expected to increase dramatically.
What the Germans have done in converting almost 30 percent of their electric grid to renewable energy from near zero in about 15 years has been a great contribution to the stability of our planet and its climate.
Renewable energy investment in the United Kingdom hit a record high in 2014, with electricity generated from renewables increasing by 20% as well.
Wieringermeer in Holland will have 99 onshore turbines.
Wind turbine number 6 in the Danish wind farm Horns Rev 1 became one of the first in the world to
Vattenfall invests 150 million pounds to build Kentish Flats Extension off England's sou
European energy ministers recently discussed the opportunities
DanTysk is officially inaugurated after great effort by project team headed by Ole Bigum Nielsen.
Vattenfall's new strategic vision has three key features, C
Vattenfall will invest in three areas to meet the expectations placed on the company.
The National Audit Office believes that Vattenfall promises mor
Solar energy has become cheaper much faster than predicted, and prices will continue to fall.
Renewable energy from the sun and wind can be just as reliable as fossil fuels.
Some of the biggest names in business are investing in wind power, locking in low prices as the cost of wind energy drops by more than half in just the last five years.
Investing in the grid to both modernize and expand it will both increase use of renewable energy and reduce emissions.
Offshore wind turbines already appear to be cheaper, although this is not yet reflected in the subsidies that the operators get.
Is Tesla founder Elon Musk working on a new battery technology that would make it possible to store the electric power needed to run modern homes?
Europe’s first grid-connected hybrid flywheel plant with potentially unlimited storage capability could solve the problem of clean energy supply shortfalls when there is insufficient sun or wind.
Onshore wind become the UK’s cheapest new electricity source by 2020, according to research.
What's the best way to compare cities’ greenness?
The cost of producing power in central and southern Europe will have declined to between 4 and 6 cents per kilowatt hour, and by 2050 to as low as 2 to 4 cents.
The Global Wind Energy Council’s wind market report for 2014 has been released.
If all goes according to plan, the Netherlands should have over 4.5GW of wind in the water by the end of 2023.
The wind turbines in the Yttre Stengrund offshore wind farm in
Renewables generated a record 19.2 per cent of UK electricity in 2014.
Ten to 17 GW of conventional generation capacity in Europe coul
Jan Jørgensen and his team of experts are in charge of one of t
Costa Rica has achieved a clean energy milestone by using 100 per cent renewable energy for a record 75 days in a row.
Rooftops on new buildings built in commercial zones in France must either be partially covered in plants or solar panels.
IBM has pledged to source 20% of its electricity from renewables by 2020.
RWE has acquired an unspecified minority stake in one of the world's largest downstream solar companies.
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.
For the first time in history a solar eclipse is expected
Norway and Sweden will increase their target for renewable electricity production by almost 8 percent.
Record-low electricity prices are forcing electricity generator
Three members of the European Union have already achieved their renewable energy goals for 2020,
Four years after the Fukushima disaster shut down Japan's n
Vattenfall has won the concession for wind farm Horns Rev 3 off the Danish west coast.
The Paris landmark has been fitted with two new wind turbines that generate enough electricity to power the commercial areas.
The American bank Citi will lend and invest a total of $100 bil
Everywhere you look, renewable energy is in the news this year.
Apple plans to spend EUR 1.7 billion building and operating two
How crazy is it to drive back and forth between Berlin and Hamb
Plans for the world’s biggest offshore wind farm have been approved by the UK government, with planning permission for an array of up to 400 turbines off the Yorkshire coast.
Energy security, smog and industrial strategies drive China to
Apple will buy about $850 million of power from a new California solar farm to cut its energy bill.
The banking and insurance company Skandia is buying into f
There is room for much more wind in the Swedish energy system.
As the first energy company on the Dutch market, Vattenfall/Nuo
Global installed capacity of renewable energy will more than double in 2025, report shows.
The onshore wind farm Clashindarroch in Scotland has generated
The renewable-energy community on the island of Samso in Denmark educates international visitors in solving energy problems.
Unconventional methods sometimes become necessary when preparing the construction of a large-scal
Working at sea is a matter of survival.