Latest Vattenfall Stories

2008-07-22 09:00:00

MADRID, July 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Telvent (Nasdaq:TLVT), the IT company for a sustainable and secure world, announced today the completion, as scheduled, of the "Amrelva" project installation phase, signed with Sweden's Vattenfall company to supply and manage the automatic remote electric meter reading system. During this phase, Telvent acted as main meter supplier by providing 600,000 of the 850,000 total meters, and allowed Vattenfall to bill all of its clients through remote...

2008-07-17 15:00:56

Scottish & Southern Energy is reported to be in the process of lining up a bid for Energia. The UK energy supplier already has a small presence in Ireland, and an acquisition would be a much easier way of gaining market share than organic growth. However, rumors are also circulating that Vattenfall could be interested in acquiring Scottish & Southern Energy. UK energy supplier Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) is reported to be included in a list of potential suppliers looking to...

2008-07-04 09:00:39

Outokumpu, a stainless steel company, has signed a deal with Vattenfall, a power distributor, about electricity deliveries amounting to around 15TWh during a 10-year period in Finland and Sweden. In addition to the extensive deliveries of electricity, Vattenfall and Outokumpu have also agreed about electricity portfolio management services to be provided by Vattenfall, as well as co-operation on more efficient use of energy. Hans von Uthmann, senior vice president of Vattenfall and head...

2008-07-01 09:01:01

Swedish construction firm Peab has been commissioned by electricity generator Vattenfall to rebuild the Akkats power plant near the Little Lule River north of Jokkmokk, Sweden, for SEK164 million. The commission primarily consists of the land and concrete work involved in rebuilding the power plant from one aggregate to two. The work will commence in August 2008 and is expected to be completed in July 2014.

2008-06-30 17:09:55

The British government announced the four companies on its short list to build a first of its kind commercial-scale power plant that would not contribute to global warming. According to a Reuters report, the firms shortlisted were Scottish Power Generation, BP Alternative Energy International, E.ON UK and Peel Power. The winning firm will receive hundreds of millions in government funding. The new plant would utilize an approach called carbon capture and storage (CCS), in which carbon dioxide...

2008-06-27 03:02:29

STOCKHOLM, June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Vattenfall, the European energy company, announces a new downloadable footage service for broadcast journalists, launching 27 June, 2008. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://mnr2.world-television.com/vattenfall/421/ Within the Press and News section of its website, under Video Gallery journalists can now immediately view and download, free of charge, broadcast-quality (MPEG2) footage. This includes B-Roll footage covering...

2008-06-25 03:02:45

Regulatory News: Net turnover for the period was SEK 356.7m (143.7m) The company reports an operating loss of SEK -106.9m (-67.9m) The loss after tax was SEK -96.6m (-67.0m) Earnings per share were SEK -0.66 (-0.52) At the balance sheet date, April 30, 2008, cash and cash equivalents were SEK 146.1m (186.5m) Cash flow from operations was SEK -39.8m (-55.0m), or SEK -0.27 per share (-0.40) At the balance sheet date the company's order book was worth SEK 696m Significant events in the...

2006-07-26 11:05:00

By Karin Strohecker BERLIN (Reuters) - A deadly heatwave gripping central Europe has raised fears of forest fires in Poland, sent electricity prices rocketing in Germany and caused the suspension of shipping on major rivers as water levels dwindle. "This will probably be the hottest July for Germany since our nationwide records began in 1900," said German meteorologist Gerhard Mueller-Westermeier from national weather service DWD. The service said Wednesday's forecast sweltering temperatures...

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