About Vattenfall

One of Europe's largest generators of electricity

Vattenfall is 100 percent owned by the Swedish state and is one of Europe's biggest retailers of electricity and heat and one of the largest producers of electricity and heat.

Vattenfall in brief

Our strategy and strategic objectives

Our overarching strategy is focused on strengthening our customer focus and on transforming to a more sustainable energy portfolio.

Our strategy and strategic objectives

The history and heritage 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

Operations and sponsorship

Our energy sources

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

Read about our different energy sources


Vattenfall focuses on three main markets:

  • the Nordics
  • Germany
  • the Netherlands

We have a top three position in all of these markets.

Vattenfall's markets

Energy trading

Vattenfall is one of the leading trading companies in the European energy industry. 

We offer reliable, responsible and flexible access to all relevant commodity wholesale markets.

Our Asset optimisation and trading business

Sponsorship programmes

Vattenfall's sponsorship programmes aim to support initiatives in communities where we operate and to add value to society. Moreover, we want to inspire people and motivate them to live more healthily.

Our sponsorships

Corporate governance

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting 2017 will take place on 27 April. The notice to attend and further information will be published 4-6 weeks prior to the meeting

Read about the Annual General Meeting

Meet our CEO

Magnus Hall is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vattenfall since 1 October 2014.

Read about Magnus Hall

Compensation guidelines

Here you will find information regarding Vattenfall's compensation guidelines, including directors' fees and compensation of senior executives.

More about compensation guidelines

Board of Directors

Vattenfall's Articles of Association stipulate that the Board shall have a minimum of five and a maximum of ten members.

Meet our Board members