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  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    ABB has won orders worth over $22 million from Vattenfall Eldistribution AB to upgrade the world’s first commercial high-voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission link, which ABB installed in 1954. The orders were booked in the fourth quarter of 2015. The 150-kilovolt (kV) link has the capacity to transmit 320 megawatts (MW) of power 100 […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Danish companies are turning their attention to Hvide Sande which is expected to become the centre of activities related to what is to be the largest offshore wind farm in Danish waters – Vattenfall’s 406MW Horns Rev 3, the Danish Wind Energy Association (DWIA) said. The Swedish energy company and its main subcontractors should in the near […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Research & Development

    Since 2006, Vattenfall AB R&D Projects has been investigating the potential for ocean energy to offer a major new renewable energy source. In 2009 Vattenfall established a formal ocean energy programme.  Now – six years later – a first annual report has been created for the Ocean Energy Development Programme (OEDP). The report describes 2011’s achievements […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Environment

    Vattenfall has assisted local fishermen Andy Riches and Matt and Steve Barnes to harvest Whitstable Native oysters for an oyster survey. Kentish Flats Extension Project Construction Manager, Peder Christensen also took part in the operation. “It is important to Vattenfall that the fishermen are happy with the survey. When we build our wind farms we […]

  • 11 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    KENTISH Flats operator Vattenfall has warned that the offshore wind farm industry must reduce its costs or risk “dying out.” Speaking at a wind energy event in London on Tuesday, Ole Bigum Nielsen, who heads the UK offshore operations, told the audience: “I think we all agree we have to lower the costs of what […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Research & Development

    Since 2006, Vattenfall AB R&D Projects has been investigating the potential for ocean energy to offer a major new renewable energy source. In 2009 Vattenfall established a formal ocean energy programme.  Now – six years later – a first annual report has been created for the Ocean Energy Development Programme (OEDP). The report describes 2011’s achievements […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vattenfall’s wind energy unit reported an underlying operating profit of SEK -0.3 billion (approx. EUR 31 million) for the third quarter, due to lower availability resulting from grid outages and cable issues in some offshore wind farms. 

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vattenfall’s wind energy unit reported an underlying operating profit of SEK -0.3 billion (approx. EUR 31 million) for the third quarter, due to lower availability resulting from grid outages and cable issues in some offshore wind farms. 

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall has emerged as the latest energy market player who decided to make changes to its corporate identity, more specifically – visual identity, powered by mission and vision focused on clean energy future. The company announced on 26 March that it is rebranding and will start gradually employing the changes, with its logo in the spotlight, as of the end of March. 

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall has emerged as the latest energy market player who decided to make changes to its corporate identity, more specifically – visual identity, powered by mission and vision focused on clean energy future. The company announced on 26 March that it is rebranding and will start gradually employing the changes, with its logo in the spotlight, as of the end of March. 

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall and ABB have been awarded the ‘IEEE Milestone’ for the high-voltage DC transmission cable built between the island of Gotland and the mainland in 1954 – the first of its kind in the world for commercial operation. The Milestone award, which has been called the Nobel Prize for Electricity, acknowledges crucial technological advances and […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    Vattenfall and North Sea Hagland Shipbrokers have signed a framework agreement for the provision of various shipbroking services for Vattenfall’s offshore wind farms.

  • 9 May 2014

    Vattenfall’s Board of Directors has appointed Magnus Hall as the new President and CEO of Vattenfall. He will succeed Øystein Løseth and take on his new position as of October 1, 2014. Magnus Hall most recently held the position of president and CEO of forest company Holmen, where he worked for 29 years, and the […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vattenfall and the Danish minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Lars Chr. Lilleholt, have signed the concession agreements for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak and the near shore wind farms Vesterhav Nord and Vesterhav Syd. The signatures became possible after the Danish Parliament on 19 December unanimously adopted the legislation that determines the subsidies […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall’s Board of Directors has announced that Christer Danielsson from Frank Advokatbyrå will be in charge of the investigation to find out if Vattenfall’s CEO Øystein Løseth received additional compensation when Vattenfall acquired the Dutch company Nuon in 2009. “Christer Danielsson is an extremely qualified lawyer and lives up to all the demands for impartiality […]

  • 11 December 2014

    Vattenfall AB on Wednesday signed a 5 year multi-currency revolving credit facility for EUR 2 billion, replacing the existing EUR 2.55 billion facility. The new facility matures on 10 December 2019 and has two one-year extension options. The facility is for general corporate purposes. A total of 15 banks participated in the new credit facility. […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    UK-based 3D graphics company 3DW has recently completed an interactive 3D model of the proposed 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm for Vattenfall. The Swedish energy company will use the 3D model of the wind farm at their public consultation for the scheme, which will be held across Norfolk, UK,  from 18 to 29 October. The […]

  • 6 October 2014

    The weather is becoming increasingly important to many of Vattenfall’s operations. Managing the weather is of course impossible, but an R&D programme will aid the company to manage the impact of weather conditions. In 2011, a programme was initiated with the purpose of developing the capability to run in-house forecasts of weather and wind power […]

  • 6 June 2016

    The official inauguration of Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats Extension (KFE) offshore wind farm is being held today, with the ceremonial ribbon cut on board the MV Balmoral, 7km off Herne Bay and Whitstable.  Vattenfall is ahead on the low cost energy challenge, according to Gunnar Groebler, Vattenfall’s Vice President of Business Area Wind, who highlighted important innovation on Kentish […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has refused Vattenfall’s development consent order (DCO) application for the Thanet Extension offshore wind project.  The conclusion behind the decision is that Vattenfall failed to demonstrate sufficient mitigation of risks to safety of navigation to make them As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP). According […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall plans to start selling renewable power for the first time to British consumers from its UK green energy business.

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall plans to start selling renewable power for the first time to British consumers from its UK green energy business.