Vattenfall battery and wind installation goes into operation

The renewable energy firm says the site is the largest of its kind in the UK

Sweden starts building giant onshore wind farm

It is expected to generate enough green electricity to power 220,000 homes

UK firms offered PPAs for Vattenfall’s Scottish wind farm

The South Kyle Wind Farm, which was granted planning permission last year, has a grid connection for 165MW

Record breaking wind turbine stands tall in Scotland

The structure is the first of 11 turbines to be installed at Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre

Vattenfall forms alliance for French wind project

It has teamed up with French financial institution Caisse des Dépôts and German wind developer WPD to bid in an offshore wind tender in France

Vattenfall to invest €100m in large-scale solar projects

Vattenfall is to invest €100 million (£89m) in developing large-scale solar power plants over the next two years. The plan is part of the company’s aim to become fossil-free within a generation. It recently confirmed investment decisions for three large-scale solar projects at existing plants in Velsen, Hemweg and Eemshaven in the Netherlands, which have […]

Vattenfall places huge turbine order with Siemens Gamesa

Swedish firm Vattenfall has placed an offshore turbine order with Siemens Gamesa, claimed to be the world’s largest this year. The total installed capacity will be close to 1GW for three wind farms – Kriegers Flak in the Baltic Sea and Vesterhav Syd and Nord in the North Sea. The order includes 113 8MW turbines, […]

Vattenfall to spend €200m on Dutch wind project

Vattenfall is to invest more than €200 million (£177m) in an onshore wind project in the Netherlands. The Swedish firm plans to repower and expand the Wieringermeer wind farm, replacing older wind mills with the latest technology, to a capacity of 180MW by 2019. It has also bought the adjacent wind farm extension, with an […]

Largest onshore wind farm in Wales officially open

  The largest onshore wind farm in Wales has officially been opened. The Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project has a capacity of 228MW and will be capable of meeting the power needs of more than 13% of homes. It is also expected to reduce emissions by 300,000 tonnes every year. Developer Vatenfall said around […]

Vattenfall on nuclear recruitment drive

Vattenfall’s nuclear power business is to recruit more than 300 employees in coming years. The Swedish energy giant has launched a new initiative to attract recently graduated engineers, experienced workers and other people interested in technology. There are around 60 different professions within the country’s nuclear industry and Vattenfall says major development prospects exist. Last […]