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HYBRIT’s next step receives support from Swedish Energy Agency

The Swedish Energy Agency has decided to contribute SEK 22 million in support to HYBRIT – SSAB’s, LKAB’s and Vattenfall’s joint initiative for fossil-free steel – for a comprehensive feasibility study. The study is part of the work on the planned demonstration plant, which is an important link in the development of an overall fossil-free … Continue reading HYBRIT’s next step receives support from Swedish Energy Agency

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Vattenfall opens Princess Ariane Wind Farm, the largest Dutch onshore wind farm

Today Vattenfall has opened the largest Dutch onshore wind farm. The former Wieringermeer wind farm was officially renamed Princess Ariane Wind Farm during an opening ceremony. It consists of 82 wind turbines and will generate renewable electricity equalling the demand of approximately 370,000 households. “Princess Ariane Wind Farm is a light house project for us … Continue reading Vattenfall opens Princess Ariane Wind Farm, the largest Dutch onshore wind farm

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Vattenfall opens its first floating solar farm

Vattenfall 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 of the sand and gravel extraction company Netterden. This means that from now on, half of the annual energy consumption of the electric sand dredge and the associated sorting and processing … Continue reading Vattenfall opens its first floating solar farm

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Vattenfall and Glennmont sign wind power balancing services deal

Vattenfall and the European clean energy investor Glennmont Partners have signed a long-term agreement to provide balancing services for Piiparinmäki, a new 211 MW onshore wind farm that will become the largest in Finland. The onshore wind farm Piiparinmäki, acquired by Glennmont Partners in September last year, is located in central Finland near Kajaani and … Continue reading Vattenfall and Glennmont sign wind power balancing services deal

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Wooden tower set to reduce carbon dioxide footprint from future wind turbines

Vattenfall and Modvion have entered into collaboration on using wooden towers for onshore wind turbines, a venture expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in manufacturing by at least 25 percent. Vattenfall will be assessing Modvion’s wooden tower for potential use in future wind farms.   “During their life cycles, Vattenfall’s wind turbines already have very … Continue reading Wooden tower set to reduce carbon dioxide footprint from future wind turbines

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Dutch wind farm built in cooperation with local citizens’ initiative

In the coming years, the Dutch government will focus on local ownership in the development of solar and wind. In Almere, Vattenfall is working with a local citizens’ initiative on the construction of a wind farm. The new Jaap Rodenburg wind farm in Almere-Pampus in the province of Flevoland will replace the existing Jaap Rodenburg … Continue reading Dutch wind farm built in cooperation with local citizens’ initiative

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Vattenfall and Aral in a new e-mobility cooperation

Vattenfall has closed one of the major deals in e-mobility with Aral in Germany and and BP in the Netherlands. The deal makes it easier to get into e-mobility and mixed fleets. Firstly by introducing a unique hybrid card, for both conventional fueling and electric charging, that will make payment easy. Secondly to offer Aral’s … Continue reading Vattenfall and Aral in a new e-mobility cooperation

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Solar power complements German pumped hydro plants

Combining solar with other power sources is smart way of using technical infrastructure. In Germany two hydro power stations will get additional solar power. In expanding its energy production via solar energy in Germany, Vattenfall is set to begin construction of a photovoltaic plant at the Markersbach pumped storage plant in Saxony, close to the … Continue reading Solar power complements German pumped hydro plants

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Wind energy in the Netherlands, 50 Nordex wind turbines for Vattenfall wind farm

Nordex has successfully completed the first part of the Dutch 300 MW wind power project Wieringermeer for its customer Vattenfall: The last of 50 N117/3600 wind turbines were connected to the grid in August. The location of the project – not to mention the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic – posed particular challenges. Construction of … Continue reading Wind energy in the Netherlands, 50 Nordex wind turbines for Vattenfall wind farm

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Vattenfall to install 8,000 new charging points in the Netherlands

Vattenfall has won one of the bigger tenders for new charging networks in the Netherlands. Up to 8,000 new charge points will be realized until 2024 in the provinces Noord-Brabant and Limburg. The agreement contains innovative solutions such as smart charging and proactive expansion of the charging infrastructure. Vattenfall´s goal is to enable a fossil … Continue reading Vattenfall to install 8,000 new charging points in the Netherlands

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Kriegers Flak will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind power plant

On Friday, the 72nd and final foundation of the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm was successfully placed in the Baltic Sea. Although working under special circumstances due to Covid19, the installation of the foundations, which started in May, were completed on schedule in a little over three months. Once completed, Kriegers Flak will be Denmark’s … Continue reading Kriegers Flak will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind power plant

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SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall to start up the world’s first pilot plant for fossil-free steel

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall are taking a decisive step toward fossil-free steelmaking with the start-up of HYBRIT’s globally unique pilot plant for the production of fossil-free sponge iron. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven started up the plant together with Isabella Lövin, Minister for Environment and Climate and Deputy Prime Minister, Martin Lindqvist, President and CEO … Continue reading SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall to start up the world’s first pilot plant for fossil-free steel

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Vattenfall drives sector integration as member of the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

Hydrogen will be important for the next phase of the European energy transition. Vattenfall, who drives innovative projects such as HYBRIT, now also joins the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance. The European Commission acknowledges the growing momentum for renewable hydrogen as an essential energy carrier for the decarbonisation of our societies. In July, the European Commission … Continue reading Vattenfall drives sector integration as member of the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

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The largest offshore wind power plant will be in the Netherlands

Vattenfall will invest in the world’s largest offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 offshore wind energy project, without subsidy.The wind farm will have a capacity of 1.5 GW, which will make it the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and also in the world. But it will … Continue reading The largest offshore wind power plant will be in the Netherlands

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Bosch and Vattenfall sign 12-year contract for solar power

Vattenfall and Bosch have signed a corporate power purchase agreement, PPA, for solar power in northern Germany. Vattenfall will supply Bosch with renewable electricity for twelve years from a 10 Megawatt solar park that Vattenfall is currently planning to build in the region of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in north-eastern Germany. The supply contract includes that Vattenfall … Continue reading Bosch and Vattenfall sign 12-year contract for solar power

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Vattenfall hybrid solar and wind power plant in the Netherlands

In the south-west of the Netherlands, Vattenfall is currently constructing its largest hybrid energy park. Once operational this farm will consist of 6 wind turbines, 115,000 solar panels and 12 sea containers with batteries. The wind turbines have been installed, the construction of the solar panels started in June and the batteries are currently being … Continue reading Vattenfall hybrid solar and wind power plant in the Netherlands

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Amsterdam’s electric vehicle chargers receive rainbow makeover to help support LGBTQ youth

During the Dutch Pride Week, proceeds from Amsterdam’s public chargers will be donated to the Dutch LGBTQ association COC, to help support youth initiatives. For many of Amsterdam’s EV driving residents, it has become somewhat of a tradition: seeing the public chargers that they use to charge their EVs colorfully dressed up during the Dutch … Continue reading Amsterdam’s electric vehicle chargers receive rainbow makeover to help support LGBTQ youth

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Fugro launches investigations for Vattenfall at two UK offshore wind power plants

Fugro has begun a four-month marine site characterisation campaign for Swedish energy group Vattenfall at two major offshore wind farn development sites located over 40 km off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The resulting Geo-data from Fugro’s geotechnical investigations will feed into the ground model for the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas wind farms, which … Continue reading Fugro launches investigations for Vattenfall at two UK offshore wind power plants

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UK approve Vattenfall’s 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard wind farm

UK government ministers awarded development consent to Swedish company Vattenfall’s plans for a 1.8 GW wind farm in the UK North Sea on 30 June. The Norfolk Vanguard wind farm will comprise 90 to 180 wind turbines with heights of up to 350m. Vattenfall has not yet confirmed which wind turbine supplier it will use. … Continue reading UK approve Vattenfall’s 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard wind farm

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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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