Archive for Vattenfall

Vattenfall Bringing BMW Battery Storage To Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

European energy company Vattenfall and the BMW Group have signed a contract for the delivery of up to 1,000 lithium-ion batteries for 2017. The batteries will be deployed for storage projects at Vattenfall wind farms. Vattenfall will purchase the batteries [Read More]

Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm Now Fully Connected To Grid

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2017

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke Munchen’s Sandbank offshore wind farm was fully connected to the grid on Jan. 25. The project, which was completed three months ahead of schedule, started producing power in September. The 288 MW project, located 90 kilometers west [Read More]

Vattenfall Secures Tender For 600 MW Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 09, 2016

Swedish energy company Vattenfall has won a tender to build what it calls the largest wind farm in the Nordics: Danish Kriegers Flak, a 600 MW offshore project in the Baltic Sea. The winning bid was EUR 49.9/MWh, which, according [Read More]

Vattenfall’s Chief Financial Officer Steps Down

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 24, 2016

Ingrid Bonde, chief financial officer (CFO) of Stockholm, Sweden-based renewable energy company Vattenfall, is stepping down from her position. Bonde joined Vattenfall in May 2012 as CFO and executive vice president after one year as a member of the board [Read More]

New Wind Acquisition Proves Vattenfall’s ‘Strong Belief’ In German Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 10, 2016

Swedish power company Vattenfall has acquired a wind development project comprising up to 79 turbines in the German North Sea. The Global Tech II wind project is located roughly 85 kilometers north of the island of Borkum. The project is [Read More]

ROMO Wind, Vattenfall Complete Turbine Technology Study

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 24, 2016

ROMO Wind, a Danish-Swiss wind turbine optimizer, has fulfilled a performance measurement project with Vattenfall at the Nørrekær Enge wind farm, located in Denmark, using 13 Siemens 2.3 MW turbines. According to ROMO, the goal was to compare the power [Read More]

Vattenfall Erects First Turbine At Pen y Cymoedd Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 12, 2016

Vattenfall announced that the first turbine at the largest onshore wind farm in Wales has been fully erected. The 145-meter Siemens turbine is the first of 76 to be erected at the 228 MW Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project [Read More]

Vattenfall Moves Forward On Two Huge Offshore Wind Farms

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 17, 2016

Vattenfall has announced that it is in the planning process for two wind farms in the eastern North Sea, 47 km off the Norfolk coast of England. The Norfolk Vanguard project will begin construction this year and will become Vattenfall’s [Read More]