Tag Archives: Vattenfall

Vattenfall joins the Science Based Targets Network’s Corporate Engagement Program initiative

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall aims to actively participate in the development of new methods and guidance to protect and restore nature based on science by joining the initiative Science Based Targets Network Corporate Engagement Program. Since … Read the full press release

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall lead the transformation of iron and steel industry with the establishment of HYBRIT pilot plant for fossil-free sponge iron

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall announce that they are now advancing on their plan to make fossil-free steel for the global market. The partners establish the world’s first production plant for fossil-free sponge iron … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces Air Liquide as its first client for Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces that it has signed a 15-year contract with Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for the industry and health sectors, for the purchase of 100GWh of fossil-free … Read the full press release

SSAB appoints Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson as Senior Advisor

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SSAB announces the appointment of Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson, former president of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation, LO, as Senior Advisor. The appointment will strengthen SSAB’s government relations and public affairs in Sweden and at … Read the full press release

Sustainability: Vattenfall ranked as top 1% among 75,000 companies assessed by EcoVadis

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European energy company Vattenfall announces that its sustainability work has earned the Platinum award, the highest rating from EcoVadis, a leading source of corporate sustainability evaluation. Vattenfall, ranked as the top 1 … Read the full press release

Consortium aims at producing hydrogen from wind and solar power in Hamburg

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a leading European energy company aiming at fossil free living within one generation, has announced it is part of a consortium together with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Shell and municipal company Wärme … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Vattenfall Solar Team gear up for the World Solar Challenge 2021 in Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall teams up with Vattenfall Solar Team again this year for the World Solar Challenge. In October, the team aims to win the Australian world championship again. This will … Read the full press release

Vattenfall’s construction plans for Vesterhav Syd and Nord offshore wind farm projects gets approval from The Danish Energy Agency

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattendall announces that it has received permission for the construction work on the offshore wind farms Vesterhav Syd and Nord from the Danish Energy Agency. The Danish Energy Agency’s decision constitutes a stamp … Read the full press release

Vattenfall’s Continental Power Trading Director Marcus Bokermann appointed new Chairman of European Federation of Energy Traders

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces its first representative ever to chair Europe’s main association for energy traders. In November, Marcus Bokerman, who oversees Vattenfall power trading activities in Continental Europe, has been appointed new Chairman of … Read the full press release

One of world’s fastest supercomputers will run on 100 percent fossil free hydro power from Vattenfall

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish multinational power company owned by the Government of Sweden, has announced that LUMI, one of the fastest supercomputers in the world, will from next year run on 100 percent fossil … Read the full press release

Vattenfall takes major step to end years of dispute over electricity concession in Berlin

Offers Stromnetz Berlin up for sale to the State of Berlin (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that it has offered all shares in Stromnetz Berlin GmbH for sale to the State of … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to leverage Aker Carbon Capture’s expertise on CO2 solutions at its waste and bio energy plants across Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Norwegian Aker Carbon Capture to accelerate the evaluation of future carbon capture plants in Sweden and Northern Europe. Vattenfall aims to support its ambitions to … Read the full press release

Vattenfall study shows bigger potential for co-existence between nature and wind farms

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 19-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces the results of a new study of birds at Klim Wind Farm in Northern Jutland in Denmark. The study shows that birds are far better at avoiding turbine blades than previously … Read the full press release

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