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Vattenfall and Netterden launch the first floating solar farm in Gendringen, the Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that it has opened its first floating solar farm in Gendringen, the Netherlands. The solar farm, with a capacity of 1.2 megawatt, was built on the site … Read the full press release

E-mobility: Vattenfall partners with Aral and BP over fueling/charging solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish government-owned multinational power company Vattenfall has announced it will partner with Aral in Germany and with BP in the Netherlands. The partnership will make it easier to get into e-mobility and mixed … Read the full press release

Vattenfall’s digitisation project in Gustavsberg relies on AI to increase district heating efficiency

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish government owned multinational power company Vattenfall has announced that its digitisation project in Gustavsberg is successful. The company is making a use of smart algorithms to enable optimisation of district heating in … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Eurofiber to accelerate digitization in Berlin with new fiber optic infrastructure

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Eurofiber announce plan to establish a Berlin based joint venture which will provide access to fiber connectivity for more than 500,000 households and businesses. Compared to the existing coax and copper … Read the full press release

Vattenfall strengthens position in public charging in Europe with deployment of further 8,000 charging stations in the Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 4-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that it has won one of the bigger tenders for new charging networks in the Netherlands. The agreement includes the installation of up to 8,000 new charge … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Solar Team sets new solar racing world endurance record as solar car Nuna Phoenix drove more than 924 kilometres in 12 hours

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — On Saturday 8 August, Vattenfall Solar Team set a new solar racing world endurance record in The Netherlands. The solar champions uphold their reputation and drove Nuna Phoenix solar car more than 924 … Read the full press release

Bosch to source renewable electricity from Vattenfall as part of a new 12-year PPA agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 5-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, Swedish Gov owned multinational power company, has announced it has signed an agreement with Bosch, German multinational engineering and technology company, for the supply of solar power in northern Germany. The corporate … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and EVBox to color the public chargers in Amsterdam during Dutch Pride Week in support of LGBTQ youth

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall and EVBox, Amsterdam based electric vehicle charging solutions provider, have announced that a team of volunteers from both companies have rainbow colored the public chargers in Amsterdam in … Read the full press release

Vattenfall starts recruitment process for new President and CEO as Magnus Hall steps down

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that its President and CEO Magnus Hall has decided to leave the company after nearly six years. The Board of Directors will now initiate the recruitment process … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces the departure of Karin Lepasoon, Senior Vice President and Head of Group Communications

(PRESS RELEASE) SOLNA, 15-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that its Senior Vice President and Head of Group Communications Karin Lepasoon, has decided to leave the company and will start a position at SEB. Karin joined … Read the full press release

Vattenfall successfully installs first foundation on its latest and largest offshore project in Denmark

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The first foundation for Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm, 15-40 kilometres off the coast of Denmark, has been successfully placed in the sea bed of the Baltic Sea. The installation is well … Read the full press release

Vattenfall among the top most sustainable brands in Northern Europe according to the Sustainable Brand Index survey

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational power company Vattenfall is considered by customers to be one of the most sustainable brands all over Northern Europe according to newly published study. Performed annually in eight counties, the Sustainable Brand … Read the full press release

COVID-19 prevents the Vattenfall Solar Team from competing in the 2020 American Solar Challenge

COVID-19 prevents the Vattenfall Solar Team from competing in the 2020 American Solar Challenge

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team has announced that it will, unfortunately, not be taking part in the American Solar Challenge this summer due to the coronavirus. The Dutch team was hopeful to compete in … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Subsea 7 S.A. sign contract for the first subsidy-free offshore wind project in the Netherlands Hollandse Kust Zuid

Vattenfall and Subsea 7 S.A. sign contract for the first subsidy-free offshore wind project in the Netherlands Hollandse Kust Zuid

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish Government owned multinational power group Vattenfall announced it has signed a contract with Luxembourg registered subsea engineering, construction and services company Subsea 7 S.A. for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 1-4 offshore … Read the full press release

E-mobility: Vattenfall decides on new policies to further electrify its own car fleet

E-mobility: Vattenfall decides on new policies to further electrify its own car fleet

Highest electrification rate in benefit cars Commercial passengers cars in scope now Lack of van models a barrier Infrastructure is improving (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European energy company Vattenfall announced its Executive Group Management has decided on … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Vattenfall donates emergency stockpiles to reduce protective equipment shortage of health care providers

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 1-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall in Norrköping sent approximately 200 cartons within the stocked van, each one holding 2,000 face masks, which totals over 400,000 pieces to the National Board of Health and Welfare’s central emergency stockpiles … Read the full press release

Vattenfall deploys digital inspection technology in “impossible” places

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall maintenance work and inspections in various operations will soon be done with the use of drones. During inspections of hard-to-access plant components, drones can simplify these tasks and reduce the risk of … Read the full press release

Covid-19: Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team remains hopeful for the solar car race American Solar Challenge this July

Covid-19: Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team remains hopeful for the solar car race American Solar Challenge this July

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team has announced it is still positive about its participation in the solar car race American Solar Challenge this July (2020). The situation all over the world is unprecedented … Read the full press release

Vattenfall participates in the second round of funding of PV management firm Solytic

Vattenfall participates in the second round of funding of PV management firm Solytic

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s leading electricity and heat producer and retailer Vattenfall has announced it is taking part of the 2nd round of financing of Berlin-based solar management startup Solytic. Other investors include energy and telecommunications … Read the full press release

Ørsted and Vattenfall laid out 33 kV 8 km cable for back up electricity between Horns Rev 2 and Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farms in the North Sea

Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 19-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Offshore wind farms Horns Rev 2 and Horns Rev 3, owned by Ørsted and Vattenfall, have just connected to each other with a new eight-kilometre long cable. The cable connection is meant to … Read the full press release

Microsoft partners with Vattenfall to power the future datacenters in Sweden with 100 percent renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Microsoft team up to power new Swedish datacenter locations with renewable energy that will reduce overall carbon footprint from the new datacenters. Microsoft’s future datacenters in Gävle and Sandviken, north of … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy cooperation: one step ahead in wind turbine technology developments

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy to partner in the deployment of GE’s new wind turbine in Europe. Haliade-X is the largest offshore wind turbine on the market to date, with a capacity of … Read the full press release

Vattenfall teams up with Siemens Gamesa for the latest generation of offshore wind power turbines in the North Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The newest available offshore wind power turbine (10 MW) in the North Sea will be deployed by Vattenfall and Siemens Gamesa. Together, both companies plan to install 76 powerful turbines in the Hollandse … Read the full press release

The Delft University of Technology’s solar racing team will compete as “Vattenfall Solar Team” from 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall has signed a new four-year sponsorship deal with the solar racing team from Delft. Ever since competing in the World Solar Challenge for the first time in 2001, the Nuon Solar Team has … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to build the connection and the transmission of electricity between its 700 MW wind farm and the TenneT Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore platform

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Grid operator TenneT and wind farm developer Vattenfall have signed agreements for the construction of an offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms. The agreements concern the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall ranked “Leader” by Sustainalyctis, an improvement from last year’s ranking – where the company was rated as “outperformer”

STOCKHOLM, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In parallel to being assessed for their financial and business performance, companies are to an increasing extent, also rated for their sustainability performance. The environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria is a set of standards … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to supply 260 GWh electricity yearly to Elkem for the period 2020 – 2026

STOCKHOLM, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and the Norwegian industrial group Elkem have signed a long-term electricity supply agreement for the period 2020 – 2026. The deal is the first major supply agreement with Elkem and includes supply of 260 GWh … Read the full press release

Vattenfall starts construction of its largest wind farm in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction of the Blakliden/Fäbodberget wind farm in the Åsele and Lycksele municipalities is now starting. The wind farm cluster will have a total of 84 turbines and, when operational in 2021/2022, it will be one of … Read the full press release

Vattenfall awarded a contract from Facebook to provide wind integration and balancing services for three new wind projects in southwest Norway

Solna Municipality, Sweden, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Facebook have signed long-term supply and service agreements for integrating the output of three new Norwegian wind projects into the electric grid that provides power to Facebook’s Nordic data centres in Odense, … Read the full press release

Vattenfall partners with Volvo Cars with the aim to make electric vehicle (EV) charging easier at home

STOCKHOLM,  07-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall aims to become a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure operator in collaboration with partners. Vattenfall today announces a major new partnership with leading car manufacturer Volvo Cars with the aim to make EV … Read the full press release