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Wind energy in the Netherlands, Vestas’ wind turbines for 36 MW repowering order with Vattenfall

Vestas has received an order from Vattenfall Wind Development Netherlands B.V. for the Jaap Rodenburg II wind power project in the Netherlands. The wind farm will be installed in the Province Flevoland, near Almere and will feature ten V117-3.45 MW wind turbines with 91.5 m towers delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode to maximise … Continue reading Wind energy in the Netherlands, Vestas’ wind turbines for 36 MW repowering order with Vattenfall

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Wind energy Siemens Gamesa receives an order for the supply of wind turbines in the Netherlands

Siemens Gamesa, through one of its subsidiaries, has received a firm order to supply wind turbines to Vattenfall for the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm located on the Dutch coast, with a total capacity of approximately 1.5 GW. The offshore wind energy order ratifies the agreement notified on November 27, 2019 for said operation. The … Continue reading Wind energy Siemens Gamesa receives an order for the supply of wind turbines in the Netherlands

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Smart charging stations for a more sustainable grid

Some 80 public charging stations owned by a number of Dutch municipalities have now been equipped with innovative software that controls the charging speed for electric vehicles according to the supply of electricity. In the coming years, still more of the electricity in the electricity grid will come from sun and wind, but the challenge … Continue reading Smart charging stations for a more sustainable grid

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Solar farms can increase biodiversity

With proper planning and ecological strategy Vattenfall’s solar power farms can contribute to a wider range of plant and animal life. 2020-06-18 Clemens van Gessel #Solarpower#Biodiversity In 2020 and 2021, Vattenfall will invest around  EUR 50 million in solar power and energy storage. When developing a solar farm a number of measures to reinforce ecology … Continue reading Solar farms can increase biodiversity

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Vattenfall gives green light to world’s largest offshore wind energy project

Vattenfall has taken final investment decision for Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 proceeding with the construction of what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm.  With its installed capacity of 1,500 MW, the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm will be the largest of its kind worldwide, when fully operational in 2023. It will have … Continue reading Vattenfall gives green light to world’s largest offshore wind energy project

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Largest onshore wind power project gets under way after winter break

In spite of the coronavirus pandemic and a long winter break: Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm, Blakliden Fäbodberget, is on schedule. In the interior of northern Sweden, Vattenfall is building its largest-to-date onshore wind farm. Its 84 turbines will be in place in 2022 and will be able to generate renewable electricity for some 220,000 … Continue reading Largest onshore wind power project gets under way after winter break

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Vattenfall InCharge and Louwman Group in new cooperation to charge electrical vehicles and reach “zero emission”

Vattenfall InCharge and Louwman Group with the brands Toyota and Lexus, will in a new collaboration offer full service charging solutions to customers in the Netherlands. This is possible at any Toyota and Lexus dealer when buying an electrical vehicle Pieter van Ommeren, director of Vattenfall InCharge Netherlands: “Louwman Group is an important partner in … Continue reading Vattenfall InCharge and Louwman Group in new cooperation to charge electrical vehicles and reach “zero emission”

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Nordex wind turbines to equip Vattenfall’s 240 MW South Kyle wind farm in Scotland

Nordex (Acciona) will be the supplier for Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm in the UK. The 240 MW South Kyle wind farm in Scotland will consist of 50 N133/4.8 strong-wind turbines, and the Group will maintain the machines on the basis of a Premium Service Contract with a term of 10 years. The Nordex Group … Continue reading Nordex wind turbines to equip Vattenfall’s 240 MW South Kyle wind farm in Scotland

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First foundation for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in place

The first foundation for Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm has been successfully placed in the Baltic Sea well on schedule to contribute to Vattenfall’s goal of enabling fossil-free living within one generation. The first foundation for Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm, 15-40 kilometres off the coast of Denmark, has been placed in the sea … Continue reading First foundation for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in place

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Vattenfall partners up to deliver Scottish onshore wind farm

Vattenfall enters a partnership with Greencoat UK Wind and gives the green light to the construction of South Kyle, its largest onshore wind farm in the United Kingdom. Vattenfall has taken the final investment decision to construct South Kyle Wind Farm, which will be able to power approximately 170,000 UK homes, saving close to 300,000 … Continue reading Vattenfall partners up to deliver Scottish onshore wind farm

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Vattenfall and Subsea 7 sign contract for wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid

Vattenfall and Subsea 7 signed a contract for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 1-4 offshore wind farm projects, located between 18-36 km off the Dutch coast in the North Sea. The contracted work scope includes the transport and installation of approximately 140 wind turbines monopiles foundations and 315 km of 66 kV inner array grid … Continue reading Vattenfall and Subsea 7 sign contract for wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid

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First part of the hybrid wind energy park completed

All wind turbines of Vattenfall’s first hybrid wind power park have now been installed. Next up is the powerful solar panels and batteries to complete it. Haringvliet energy park south Holland is unique as wind energy, solar energy and energy storage are combined into one powerful hybrid energy production site. Now that the wind turbines … Continue reading First part of the hybrid wind energy park completed

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Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind power grid connection

The Dutch wind farm will deliver fossil-free power to 3 million Dutch homes. Grid connection agreement important step on the way. Vattenfall and TenneT have signed an agreement for the offshore grid connection for wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4, marking a key milestone for this project. Last year, both parties also signed an agreement … Continue reading Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind power grid connection

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Vattenfall and Hyundai boost electric driving together

In a new partnership, Vattenfall and Hyundai make it possible for Dutch customers to purchase a future-proof charging point and charge card from Vattenfall. This is done at the Hyundai dealer, when buying or leasing a KONA Electric or IONIQ Electric. Hyundai offers future-proof 22 kW (3-phase) charging points through Vattenfall, so that drivers can … Continue reading Vattenfall and Hyundai boost electric driving together

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Drone technology facilitates inspections of wind turbines

The humming of small rotors will be heard more often in the future in maintenance work and inspections in Vattenfall’s various operations. Drones can simplify these tasks and reduce the risk of occupational injuries, for example during inspections of hard-to-access plant components. They can also be used to fly over rivers and map ice growth … Continue reading Drone technology facilitates inspections of wind turbines

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New battery storage facility in Sweden increases grid capacity

Vattenfall, Boliden and Landskrona Energi, with the support of the Swedish Energy Agency, are conducting a two-year research project and investing in a new battery storage facility in Landskrona.   The new scope of the project is to develop a battery storage facility that can combine reduced electricity costs for the customer with flexible grid … Continue reading New battery storage facility in Sweden increases grid capacity

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Electrification, innovation and hydrogen gas reduce industry dependence on fossil fuels

Industry needs help in order to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions. Vattenfall is making it happen through cooperation and partnerships with industry. This year will see the inauguration of HYBRIT’s pilot plant in Luleå, Sweden. In this plant, a tonne of fossil-free steel will be produced from raw iron ore every hour. By means of … Continue reading Electrification, innovation and hydrogen gas reduce industry dependence on fossil fuels

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EU Commissioner visited Horns Rev 3 wind power plant

As part of the newly appointed European Commissioner for Energy’s first official visit to a member state, Kadri Simson on 6 February visited Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in the North Sea and the surveillance centre at Vattenfall’s service centre in Esbjerg, western Denmark. The European Commission has launched a European Green Deal (EGD) … Continue reading EU Commissioner visited Horns Rev 3 wind power plant

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Vattenfall and AG Barr sign wind power agreement in the UK

Vattenfall will supply AG Barr, manufacturer of leading soft drinks brands including IRN-BRU and Rubicon, with 22GWh electricity per year from Vattenfall’s wind farms in the UK – the equivalent used by 6000 UK homes annually. Danielle Lane, Country Manager at Vattenfall UK said: “Our goal is to make fossil free living possible for our customers … Continue reading Vattenfall and AG Barr sign wind power agreement in the UK

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Electric vehicle charging point number 15,000 now on the InCharge network

Vattenfall has just connected charging point number 15,000 to its international charging network InCharge. Vattenfall just connected charging point number 15,000 to its growing InCharge network that offers a full range of solutions for charging cars at home, at work and on the go. “It is fantastic to have now passed this milestone together with … Continue reading Electric vehicle charging point number 15,000 now on the InCharge network

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