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  • Two Norwegian eco-pioneers set a new record when they filled a car with "compressed" electricity from Vattenfall's hydrogen station in Hamburg and drove to Berlin, proving that emission-free driving is possible not just in city traffic but also over longer distances.

  • Members of the Ezidi religion in Iraq have suffered greatly under the oppression from Islamic militants. "The worst is over but they had to leave their homes with pretty much nothing else than the clothes they were wearing. They need everything," says Cetin-Behzet Cengiz, portfolio risk analyst at Vattenfall in Germany, who is involved in aiding his fellow Ezidis.

  • The ongoing inspection of the third cavern in the German nuclear power plant Brunsbüttel reveals that a fourth of 40 barrels containing low and intermediate radioactive waste, show signs of corrosion.

  • Several environmental organisations will protest against the usage of brown coal for energy production in the Lusatia region this Saturday. 

  • Wind farms can provide valuable feeding opportunities for a large number of seals in the North Sea according to a research study carried out by the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

  • Vattenfall supports Stockholm Pride

    2014-06-27 | News item

    Vattenfall supports the 2014 Stockholm Pride festival. "This is one of many ways we can show that we believe in the importance of diversity. I myself will be taking part in the parade," says Torbjörn Wahlborg, Head of Vattenfall Nordic.

  • Three pure horsepower is enough to extract timber during the forestry work carried out by Vattenfall Eldistribution in Älvsbyn outside Luleå in Sweden.

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Last updated: 2014-02-04 10:43