Press and media


  • Vattenfall has been rated Gold for its sustainability performance by EcoVadis, an independent agency that perform sustainability ratings and scorecards.

  • Chinese tech company Canaan Creative has chosen Boden in northern Sweden for their establishment and expansion into Europe and Vattenfall as energy supplier. Technological development, climate smart energy in abundance and the lowered tax rates were the main reasons to Canaan’s establishment.

  • Yesterday the final investment decision for the realization of a modern Combined Heat and Power plant in the Berlin district of Marzahn-Hellersdorf has been taken. With the new CHP Vattenfall support the ambition of Berlin to be frontrunner in climate protection and energy transition.

  • Key steps were taken in 2016 to shape the new Vattenfall and clarity improved in the regulatory landscape. The company today reports a loss for 2016 mainly attributed to significant impairments already announced in the second quarter and increased provisions. Underlying results improved owing to lower costs and increased earnings from the heat and sales operations.

  • Over 3.500 passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles in Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany will be replaced by electric alternatives over a period of five years.

  • Vattenfall’s 2016 year end report will be published on Tuesday 7 February at 09.00 CET on A press conference for analysts and media will start at 10.30 CET and will be broadcasted live on the web.

  • On 25 January, the offshore wind farm Sandbank was fully connected to the grid. The project was completed three months ahead of the originally planned time schedule. Sandbank is located 90 kilometers west of the island of Silt and started to produce electricity already in September last year.      

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Last updated: 2016-10-26 14:32