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Flexible chlorine production contribute to grid stability

As the first large-scale industrial customer, Nobian’s chlorine plant in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will be added to Vattenfall’s flexible capacity to better balance the grid. The cooperation with Vattenfall enables the Rotterdam chlorine plant Nobian to respond to the increasing fluctuations in the supply of electricity caused by the growing share of solar and wind … Continue reading Flexible chlorine production contribute to grid stability

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Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm inaugurated

His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark, together with Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Simon Kollerup, has inaugurated Vattenfall’s new offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak. The wind farm is Scandinavia’s largest and will increase Danish wind power production by 16 per cent. With 72 offshore wind turbines and a capacity corresponding … Continue reading Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm inaugurated

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Offshore construction of Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm going on at full speed

After many months of preparation, the installation of the foundations of Dutch offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid has now started. “It’s a great feeling that all our ideas are now put in practice,” says Malte Röder, Foundation Installation Manager at Vattenfall. The offshore construction of the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind started in the beginning … Continue reading Offshore construction of Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm going on at full speed

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Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm to be inaugurated on September 6th

His Royal Highness the Danish Crown Prince and the Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs Simon Kollerup will inaugurate Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak in the Baltic Sea. All 72 offshore wind turbines are in place to supply fossil-free power at Vattenfall’s newest and to date largest offshore wind farm, Kriegers … Continue reading Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm to be inaugurated on September 6th

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HYBRIT: The world’s first fossil-free steel ready for delivery

SSAB has now manufactured the first fossil-free steel in the world and delivered it to a customer. The test delivery is an important step toward a fully fossil-free iron and steel production value chain and a milestone for the HYBRIT partnership between SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall. In July, SSAB Oxelösund rolled the first steel produced … Continue reading HYBRIT: The world’s first fossil-free steel ready for delivery

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Vattenfall takes on direct marketing for 250 MW offshore wind farm Arcadis Ost 1 in the Baltic Sea

Vattenfall and Parkwind have agreed to cooperate in direct marketing in the offshore wind power sector where Vattenfall will be marketing the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore windfarm in the Baltic Sea. The 250 MW offshore wind farm will be built 19 kilometers northeast of the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea, in the coastal … Continue reading Vattenfall takes on direct marketing for 250 MW offshore wind farm Arcadis Ost 1 in the Baltic Sea

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Wind farm Nieuwe Hemweg opens

Vattenfall, NS (the largest passenger rail transport company in the Netherlands) and ProRail have joined forces to open the Nieuwe Hemweg wind farm. Vattenfall has built six wind power turbines on the NS site in the Port of Amsterdam in recent months. These new turbines are replacing twelve old ones from the province of North … Continue reading Wind farm Nieuwe Hemweg opens

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Vattenfall starts construction of offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid

The construction of the 1.5GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm has started. The first vessel transporting foundations to the construction site departed today. Over the next two years, the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind farm will be built off the Dutch coast. The fossil-free energy generated by the wind farm will benefit both households, … Continue reading Vattenfall starts construction of offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid

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Vattenfall builds new European warehouse for wind turbines at the Danish Port of Esbjerg

Vattenfall builds its largest warehouse in Northern Europe with critical main components and spare parts for wind turbines. The warehouse will be located at the Danish Port of Esbjerg and serve wind farms in Great Britain, Scandinavia and Northern Europe when ready in 2022. Soon the construction of a new, large warehouse facility will commence … Continue reading Vattenfall builds new European warehouse for wind turbines at the Danish Port of Esbjerg

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Vattenfall to sell 49.5% of the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid to BASF

Vattenfall and BASF have agreed the sale of 49.5% of Vattenfall’s offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) in the Netherlands. Once fully commissioned it will be the largest offshore wind farm in the world and also the first one ever to be built without subsidies for the power produced. Vattenfall will use Hollandse Kust … Continue reading Vattenfall to sell 49.5% of the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid to BASF

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Less cement makes climate-smart concrete

Vattenfall has developed a climate-smart hydropower concrete with less cement content that can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by around a quarter. The first major structures have recently been built on-site at Lilla Edet power station in Göta älv. Cement production generates large carbon dioxide emissions. So a reduction in the cement content of construction concrete … Continue reading Less cement makes climate-smart concrete

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SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall first in the world with hydrogen-reduced sponge iron

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall have now produced the world’s first hydrogen-reduced sponge iron at a pilot scale. The technological breakthrough in the HYBRIT initiative captures around 90% of emissions in conjunction with steelmaking and is a decisive step on the road to fossil-free steel. The HYBRIT pilot plant in Luleå, Sweden has completed test production … Continue reading SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall first in the world with hydrogen-reduced sponge iron

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All wind turbines installed at Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm

On 5 June, the last of a total of 72 wind turbines was installed at Kriegers Flak, which will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm. Next steps will be to finalise testing and certification of the wind farm so that it can be inaugurated after summer. Despite the logistical challenges that the Covid pandemic has … Continue reading All wind turbines installed at Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm

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Profitable Plug-in car cooperation with Volvo

Vattenfall and Volvo Car Corporation started a first-of-its-kind joint venture, V2, in 2009. The aim was to put plug-in hybrid cars on the market. In December 2020, the joint venture was dissolved and the joint venture can look back on a successful cooperation that in many ways paved the way for electric vehicles. In May … Continue reading Profitable Plug-in car cooperation with Volvo

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Combining wind power, solar, batteries and in future even electrolysers

Combining wind power, solar energy, batteries and in future even electrolysers, allows hybrid parks to be more cost effective by sharing infrastructure such as roads, grid connections or substations and even support the grid stability. Hybrid parks can be custom-designed or retro fitted to existing assets to combine multiple technologies, such as wind turbines, solar … Continue reading Combining wind power, solar, batteries and in future even electrolysers

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Vattenfall prequalifies for the upcoming French offshore wind power tender in Normandy

Vattenfall prequalifies, together with partners wpd and Banque des Territoires, for the upcoming 1 GW French offshore wind tender off the coast of Normandy. On 15th January 2021, the French government launched its fourth offshore wind tender after a public consultation process identified an area of 500km2 within which the future offshore wind farm will … Continue reading Vattenfall prequalifies for the upcoming French offshore wind power tender in Normandy

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Natura 2000 permit a step towards more fossil-free electricity

The County Administrative Board of Skåne grants Vattenfall a Natura 2000 permit to build wind power on the Swedish section of Kriegers Flak. The decision is a step toward achieving Sweden’s climate goals and makes a long-awaited contribution to energy supply in southern Sweden. Kriegers Flak is an area in the Baltic Sea 30 km … Continue reading Natura 2000 permit a step towards more fossil-free electricity

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Flexible charging cuts electricity bills and creates grid stability

Steered charging of electric vehicles can provide the electricity grid with much needed flexibility. In Berlin and Amsterdam, Vattenfall is running two interesting new projects to test flexible charging. The advancing electrification of our society is generating increased demand for renewable electricity. However, since its feed-in fluctuates, the match between supply and demand is becoming … Continue reading Flexible charging cuts electricity bills and creates grid stability

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Hvide Sande to be the service port for three Vattenfall wind farms

Vattenfall has chosen Hvide Sande Harbour as its service port for Vesterhav Syd and Nord wind farms. Hvide Sande will to be the service hub for Vattenfall’s Danish offshore wind power operations in the northern part of the North Sea and benefit from the creation of about 50 jobs. The choice of Hvide Sande as … Continue reading Hvide Sande to be the service port for three Vattenfall wind farms

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SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall building unique pilot project in Luleå for large-scale hydrogen storage

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall have commenced building a rock cavern storage facility for fossil-free hydrogen gas on a pilot scale next to HYBRIT’s pilot facility for direct reduction in Luleå, North of Sweden. This is an important step in the development of a fossil-free value chain for fossil-free steel. The investment cost of just over … Continue reading SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall building unique pilot project in Luleå for large-scale hydrogen storage

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