Our business activities are divided into two operating segments, one is Generation and the other is Distribution and Sales. The two operating segments consist of a total of five business divisions which each have a number of business units.
The Generation operating segment is Vattenfall's interface towards the wholesale market and covers the development and construction of production plants, production of electricity and heat, and sales of electricity on the wholesale market. The Generation segment comprises of four business divisions – Sustainable Energy Projects, Production, Nuclear Power, and Asset Optimisation and Trading.
Distribution and Sales
The Distribution and Sales operating segment is responsible for all relationships with Vattenfall's end-customers, including sales of electricity, heat and gas, and distribution of electricity and heat. The Distribution and Sales operating segment consists of the business division Distribution and Sales.
Our staff functions lead, manage and support the business activities. The staff functions are centralised for the whole organisation and have the authority within their respective areas that spans the entire group.