The Blog - What’s happening in wind

Posted

23/02/2017

Author

Ilaria Valtimora

Vattenfall's plans to expand in Germany

Germany’s issues with its grid capacity have not made the country less attractive to wind companies. Swedish utility Vattenfall’s strategy is a good example of that.

This week, the company has announced a partnership with German developer Abo Wind, to help it install up to 200MW of onshore wind by 2020 from its current 13.9MW.  It has also called Germany “the most advanced and interesting ‘tran ...

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Posted

17/11/2016

Author

Ilaria Valtimora

Strategic shift paved way for Vattenfall’s record-breaking deal



In September, Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall won contracts to build two offshore wind farms totalling 350MW in Danish waters, at a levelised cost of energy of €64/MWh.

It was a record low price until last week, when it was beaten by a familiar company: itself.

Vattenfall has now won the tender to build the 600MW Kriegers Flak project in the waters off Denmark at €49.90/MWh, which ...

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