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

Third quarter report 2014


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

Sustainability strategy

About Vattenfall

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.

Our 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


Our 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 and sustainability targets

Financial information

Here you find Vattenfall's

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


Financial information

Annual and sustainability report

Continued positioning for tomorrow’s energy market.

Read the Annual and sustainability report 2013 (PDF 4 MB)


Annual and sustainability report (digital)

Financial calendar

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News and media

News and media

  • 2014-12-09 | News Why Vattenfall is taking Germany to court

    A few years from now at the earliest, the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington will decide on Vattenfall's demand for compensation from the German state for the loss of revenue from its German nuclear power plants.

  • 2014-12-03 | News First electricity from DanTysk

    "The outlook for wind power in Europe is very positive and Vattenfall will invest SEK 11 billion in wind projects over the next four years. Renewables will be Vattenfall's core business," says Magnus Hall, CEO of Vattenfall, on the very day the DanTysk offshore wind farm supplied its first electricity to the German power grid.

  • 2014-11-26 | News Large scale batteries new business opportunity in Germany

    On 1 February 2015 Vattenfall will start to manage a 1.6 MW battery connected to a solar power plant in north-western Brandenburg.

Image bank

Find images of power plants, energy sources and much more

Vattenfall's image bank

Press releases


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.

What it is like to work 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

About energy

Smart Grids

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

Facts about 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

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

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