Vattenfall, which means ‘waterfall’ in Swedish, is a leading European energy company with approximately 20,000 employees. The Group operates in 7 countries in Europe: Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, UK, Finland and France.
For more than 100 years, Vattenfall has powered industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernized the way our customers live through innovation and cooperation.
Now, Vattenfall wants to make fossil free living possible within one generation.
Therefore we are driving the transition to a more sustainable energy system through growth in renewable production and climate smart energy solutions for our customers.
Today, 35% of Vattenfall‘s generation capacity comes from renewable sources (hydro, wind, solar).
Vattenfall is a leader in both onshore and offshore wind, with around 50 wind farms in operation in Europe (2.8GW), more than 1GW under construction and more than 6GW of wind projects in development.
In particular, Vattenfall is a leading offshore wind developer and operator with 11 wind farms in 5 countries; it is also the first operator to have dismantled an offshore wind farm.
In France, Vattenfall has been active in the electricity market since 2000 for businesses and, more recently, the group launched its offering for private customers. Vattenfall is also candidate to the offshore wind tender for a project off the coast of Dunkerque, in alliance with Caisse des Dépôts and wpd (under the name Eliade).