Latest Vattenfall Stories

2009-01-30 14:12:46

Germany's financial crisis has forced several offshore wind parks in the North Sea to be put on hold, government officials said. Some people involved in the wind farm project said they fear could worsen because of the lousy financial markets, Der Spiegel reported Friday. The German Environment Ministry sponsored an Offshore Summit Thursday to address the financial difficulties facing smaller energy companies, resulting in an agreement that the offshore industry would be considered in the...

2008-11-11 09:00:39

Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables have entered into partnership to jointly bid in the third round of offshore wind farm development in the UK.

2008-11-06 09:00:38

Swedish power utility Vattenfall has announced that it is subscribing for 18.7% of the Polish energy company, Enea, for SEK4.5 billion. Enea has a distribution network that supplies electricity across 20% of Poland. In 2007, Enea supplied 13TWh of electricity to 2.3 million customers.

2008-11-03 09:00:33

Swedish power utility Vattenfall has reported consolidated net sales of SEK37.02 billion for the third quarter of 2008, a 17.2% increase compared to SEK31.59 billion for the same period of 2007.

2008-11-03 09:00:33

Swedish power company Vattenfall has received valid acceptances in respect of 91.2% of the issued share capital of Eclipse Energy UK, and has made an offer for the entire share capital of Eclipse.

2008-10-13 09:00:42

Swedish electricity generator Vattenfall has reported that the electricity generation companies in Europe, Canada, the US, Australia and Japan have agreed to reduce the CO2 emissions by 60% to 80% to 2050 at a summit meeting in Atlanta, US.

2008-10-07 12:00:46

By TIM SHARP AMEC has sold its wind energy arm to Sweden's Vattenfall for GBP126.6m Vattenfall, Europe's fifthlargest electricity producer, said the purchase would expand its presence in the UK market and said it and AMEC have also entered into a strategic alliance to pursue lowcarbon energy projects.

2008-10-07 06:00:39

Swedish power utility Vattenfall has acquired 100% of Amec Wind Energy, a developer of commercial wind farms, for a cash consideration of around GBP126.6 million.

2008-10-02 06:00:31

Vattenfall's German subsidiary, Vattenfall Europe, has received approval from Hamburg's Urban Development and Environment Authority to construct and operate the Moorburg hard coal-fired combined heat and power plant.

2008-09-23 06:00:29

The Linde Group and Vattenfall Europe Technology Research, a subsidiary of the Vattenfall energy group, have entered into a technology partnership for CO2 separation in coal-fired power stations.

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