Year-end report 2014

Our year-end report will be published on February 5 at 09.00 CET. A press conference will start at 10.30 CET and will be webcast live.

Read the press release

Searching for a job?

Looking for jobs, internships, thesis projects or a trainee programme?

Search for jobs at Vattenfall

Working at Vattenfall

Our energy sources

Vattenfall's energy mix reflects the energy sources available in the countries in which we operate.

Read about our operations

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

Key facts and figures

Vattenfall is 100 percent owned by the Swedish state and is one of Europe's largest generators of electricity and the largest producer of heat. In gas, Vattenfall is active in sales.

Vattenfall in brief

The history of Vattenfall

Vattenfall has a history going back over 100 years. This offers a lot to learn from. There are many stories to tell from the company's start right down to today.
Our history - the short version

To Vattenfall history site

Research and Development

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

Our Research and Development


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

Show More

News and media

News and media

  • 2015-01-26 | News Village today, wind farm tomorrow

    Unconventional methods sometimes become necessary when preparing the construction of a large-scale wind farm. In northern Jutland in Denmark Vattenfall has bought most of a village to pave the way for the Nørrekær Enge II wind farm which will become the country's largest.

  • 2015-01-23 | News First power from Clashindarroch wind farm

    Vattenfall's onshore wind farm Clashindarroch in Scotland has generated electricity for the first time. Once fully commissioned the wind farm will be capable of meeting the electricity needs of roughly 27,000 households.

  • 2015-01-23 | News How Dutch wind power will stabilise the grid

    Vattenfall/Nuon is the first energy company on the Dutch market to offer a new service from a wind farm that will stabilise the grid.  

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