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Lowered costs and hydrogen production in focus for Vattenfall at WindEurope Offshore wind energy conference

By means of hydrogen production offshore wind power could play a bigger role in decarbonizing heavy industry. This is one of the topics Vattenfall executives will address at the leading wind energy conference in Copenhagen next week. The WindEurope Offshore conference in Copenhagen 26 to 28 November is the leading-edge, international conference for the offshore … Continue reading Lowered costs and hydrogen production in focus for Vattenfall at WindEurope Offshore wind energy conference

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Vattenfall and Honda to develop a climate smart and cost effective charging solution

Vattenfall and technology company Honda have today signed a Letter of Intent to introduce convenient home charging solutions and flexible energy contracts specifically tailored for electric vehicle (EV) owners in Europe. This service will initially be rolled out in the UK and Germany in 2020. Vattenfall´s goal is to enable a fossil free life within … Continue reading Vattenfall and Honda to develop a climate smart and cost effective charging solution

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Hydrogen, an important step towards independence from fossil fuels

Wind power and solar energy is expected to provide the largest contribution to the EU renewable energy targets for 2030 and beyond. At least 32 per cent of total energy consumption in the sectors of electricity, heat and transport shall be covered by renewable energy – in ten years’ time.  Since renewable energy faces some … Continue reading Hydrogen, an important step towards independence from fossil fuels

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Vattenfall has applied for a new license to build a 350-400 megawatt offshore wind power in southern Sweden

Vattenfall has applied for a new license to build a 350-400 megawatt offshore wind farm in southern Sweden, a plan that could pave the way for investment in a cross-border cable to share power. The wind farm, which had been granted a now-expired license, is the Swedish part of a larger park called Kriegers Flak … Continue reading Vattenfall has applied for a new license to build a 350-400 megawatt offshore wind power in southern Sweden

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SEK 200 million invested in pilot plant for storage of fossil-free hydrogen in Luleå

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall, the owners behind the HYBRIT initiative, are investing SEK 150 million and the Swedish Energy Agency is contributing almost SEK 50 million towards the construction of a storage facility for hydrogen at the HYBRIT pilot plant for fossil-free steel. The investment is an important step towards the goal of fossil-free iron … Continue reading SEK 200 million invested in pilot plant for storage of fossil-free hydrogen in Luleå

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SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall ready to step up work to achieve fossil-free steel production

SSAB, together with LKAB and Vattenfall, is ready to step up work to achieve fossil-free steel production and to move up the construction of the HYBRIT demonstration plant by three years, write the companies’ three CEOs in an opinion piece published today in the Swedish daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter. The opinion piece comes just ahead … Continue reading SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall ready to step up work to achieve fossil-free steel production

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Horns Reef 3 Offshore Wind Farm Inaugurated in Hvide Sande

Executives from Vattenfall and MHI Vestas joined HRH Crown Prince of Denmark and Danish Prime Minister to open the country’s largest offshore wind farm. Horns Reef 3, Denmark’s latest wind energy achievement, was inaugurated at a VIP ceremony with HRH Crown Prince of Denmark officially opening the wind farm, along with Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen, … Continue reading Horns Reef 3 Offshore Wind Farm Inaugurated in Hvide Sande

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Horns Reef 3 Offshore Wind Farm Inaugurated in Hvide Sande

Executives from Vattenfall and MHI Vestas joined HRH Crown Prince of Denmark and Danish Prime Minister today to open the country’s largest offshore wind farm. Horns Reef 3, Denmark’s latest renewable energy achievement, was inaugurated today at a VIP ceremony with HRH Crown Prince of Denmark officially opening the wind farm, along with Prime Minister, … Continue reading Horns Reef 3 Offshore Wind Farm Inaugurated in Hvide Sande

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Vattenfall inaugurates Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm

“Horns Rev 3 is the largest offshore wind farm in Scandinavia and shows our commitment to Denmark’s ongoing transition to a renewable energy system. The wind farm is a significant contribution to Vattenfall´s production portfolio and takes us one step further in our ambition to enable a fossil-free living within one generation”, says Magnus Hall, … Continue reading Vattenfall inaugurates Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm

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Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm to boost Danish wind power production by 12%

The Danish Crown Prince, Prime Minister and Climate, Energy & Utilities Minister today inaugurated the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm. Horns Rev is in the North Sea, 25-40 km off the west coast of Jutland. Vattenfall is the developer, operator and owner. The 407 MW wind farm – Denmark’s largest – will boost Danish … Continue reading Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm to boost Danish wind power production by 12%

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Vattenfall combines wind energy, solar and batteries in new hybrid energy park

Vattenfall is building a new hybrid energy park, consisting of solar panels, wind turbines and batteries at Haringvliet in the Netherlands. The total capacity is 60 MW, enough to deliver renewable energy to 40,000 Dutch households when operational I September 2020. The total investment is EUR 35 million. Through this project, Vattenfall combines wind turbines … Continue reading Vattenfall combines wind energy, solar and batteries in new hybrid energy park

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HRH the Crown Prince of Denmark inaugurates Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm

On 22 August, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark will inaugurate Vattenfall’s next and largest offshore wind farm, Horns Rev 3, in the North Sea. Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm is ready to supply fossil-free electricity corresponding to an annual electricity consumption of approx. 425,000 Danish households. The wind farm will be … Continue reading HRH the Crown Prince of Denmark inaugurates Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm

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Vattenfall selects operation and maintenance hub for Horns Rev 3 wind energy

Vattenfall has chosen the Port of Hvide Sande on the Danish West Coast as the operation and maintenance hub for Denmark’s next and largest offshore wind farm Horns Rev 3 in the North Sea. The choice is a testimony to the local benefits of investing in offshore wind power and a fossil-free living. With an … Continue reading Vattenfall selects operation and maintenance hub for Horns Rev 3 wind energy

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Power purchase agreements for renewable power producers

Power purchase agreements, PPAs, are a growing focus for renewable power producers industry. But what is a PPA and what are the opportunities? Hanno Mieth from Vattenfall Trading gives an overview. As subsidies are set to be phased out in the coming years, energy companies need new ways to secure the investments in renewable power. … Continue reading Power purchase agreements for renewable power producers

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Offshore wind energy delivers again in competitive Dutch tender

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency announced that Vattenfall have won the tender to build and operate the Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 are 350 MW each and will start operating in 2023. They are the latest in a series of 700 MW annual offshore … Continue reading Offshore wind energy delivers again in competitive Dutch tender

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New £1.5 million boost for UK offshore wind energy innovators

UK innovators are offered an opportunity for testing and demonstrating products and services for the offshore wind power market on one of the world’s most cutting-edge fossil-free energy projects. The jointly funded, three-year agreement between Vattenfall and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore wind energy, … Continue reading New £1.5 million boost for UK offshore wind energy innovators

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Vattenfall wins tender for Dutch offshore wind power

Vattenfall has won the tender for the second phase of the Dutch offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 3 & 4. In September 2018, Vattenfall was granted permits to build the first phase, HKZ 1 & 2. The wind farms will have a capacity of approximately 1.5 GW wind energy combined and will become … Continue reading Vattenfall wins tender for Dutch offshore wind power

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Ornithology in novel bird study at Vattenfall offshore wind farm

The next phase of ground-breaking environmental research at a wind farm off the Scottish coast has begun after Vattenfall appointed Scottish and Danish specialists to carry out a bird study. The Edinburgh-based team of RPS Consulting and Danish-based DHI Group will deploy state of the art radar-camera-based digital technology on the European Offshore Wind Deployment … Continue reading Ornithology in novel bird study at Vattenfall offshore wind farm

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Vattenfall and Microsoft collaborate to enable low-carbon datacenters in Sweden

Microsoft today announced plans for their future datacenters in Gävle and Sandviken, north of Stockholm, to be among the most sustainably designed and operated to date. The company stated it is working with Vattenfall to power the future datacenters with 100 percent renewable energy and to develop innovative solutions to reduce their carbon footprint. The … Continue reading Vattenfall and Microsoft collaborate to enable low-carbon datacenters in Sweden

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Construction of Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm has started

The 72 wind turbines have a total height of 188 metres and each foundation weighs up to 800 tonnes. The construction of Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm in the Baltic Sea has now started well on schedule, and the wind power plant will contribute significantly to Vattenfall’s goal of enabling fossil-free living within one generation. … Continue reading Construction of Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm has started

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