The report, presentation slides and material from the press conference.

Third quarter report 2014


Vattenfall is deeply rooted in society, delivering energy to more than 10 million customers.

Sustainability strategy

Vattenfall is one of Europe's largest generators of electricity and the largest producer of heat. Our main products are electricity, heat and gas.

Our strategic direction includes:

  • Focus on a sustainable heat and electricity production.
  • Provide sustainable energy consumption by smart energy solutions.
  • Pursuing excellence in everything we do.

Vision and strategy

Electricity generation Q3 2014, %
Electricity generation Q3 2014, % Units
Fossil-based power 50 50
Nuclear power 30 30
Hydro power 17 17
Wind power, biomass, waste 3 3

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Research and Development

Our R&D contributes to the development of tomorrow's energy system.

Research and Development

Vattenfall's power plants

More about our production

Becoming a more sustainable energy provider is a critical part of Vattenfall's strategy. This is a long-term commitment and we continuously take steps to improve our operations. Our strategy targets are:


  • Reduce carbon emissions
  • Grow in renewable energy generation
  • Improve energy-efficiency

Sustainability strategy

Our ten focus areas

Vattenfall will strive for continuous improvement. These ten focus areas are based on a dialogue with its external and internal stakeholders.

Our focus areas

Sustainable use of energy

Together, we can help reduce the negative impacts of energy consumption through sustainable energy use.

Sustainable solutions

Public health and safety

Safety is an absolute priority for us – we have made it one of Vattenfall's core values. Vattenfall is committed to create a safe and healthy work environment.

A healthy and safe workplace

Financial and sustainability targets

Vattenfall's financial and sustainability targets are intended to ensure that Vattenfall creates value and generates a market rate of return, that the company strives for an efficient capital structure, and that its financial risk is kept at a reasonable level.

Financial information

Here you find Vattenfall's

  • financial reports
  • presentation slides
  • analyst and investor conference call audiocasts
  • webcasts from press conferences.


Financial information

Financial calendar

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News and media

  • 2014-11-24 | News Problems with new invoicing system

    Vattenfall's implementation of a new system for handling invoices has caused bigger problems than anybody had counted on. Today there are a considerable amount of unposted invoices awaiting processing in the system. 

  • 2014-11-18 | News Lignite in numbers

    A changed ownership structure for Vattenfall's lignite operations in Germany might affect a total of 8,200 employees of which 7,800 are in the Lusatia region.

  • 2014-11-17 | News Fast food and fast charging

    Eat a hamburger while charging your electric car at the same time. Vattenfall expects the expansion of its network of fast-charging stations in Sweden to take offthanks to its cooperation with operators such as a fast-food chain.

Image bank

Find images of power plants, energy sources and much more

Image bank

Work at Vattenfall

Are you ready to make a difference? Join us and you'll help deliver pioneering solutions for everyday life. 

Working at Vattenfall

Do you want to know what it is like to work at Vattenfall? Explore our work culture, benefit packages, development opportunities, and more.

Working at Vattenfall

Students and graduates

Are you at the start or end of your higher education? We have a range of opportunities available to help students and graduates fulfil their potential.

Your opportunities at Vattenfall

Smart Grids

As electricity generation increases, a need is growing for intelligent and flexible distribution networks.

Smart grids

A new energy landscape

The European energy system is about to undergo a major transformation. 

Renewable energy sources and more small-scale generation

About electricity and heat

Electricity and heat are produced from energy sources and each one of them has a number of advantages and disadvantages. 

Electricity and heat production

Facts about energy usage

The end use of energy is normally divided into four sectors: industry, transport, residential as well as commercial and public services. 

Facts about energy usage