EnBW acquires seven wind farms in Sweden.

EnBW acquires seven wind farms in Sweden.

EnBW acquires seven wind farms with an installed output of 105 megawatts just a few months after the foundation of a subsidiary in the country. The Swedish subsidiary “EnBW Sverige AB” has acquired two operating companies with seven wind farms with an installed capacity of 105 megawatts (MW) in Sweden. EnBW just founded its Swedish […]

Fortum to install Nordic’s biggest battery to support grid stability.

Fortum to install Nordic’s biggest battery to support grid stability.

Fortum will take into use a significant battery solution in Sweden. The Nordic’s biggest battery to date will be installed at Fortum’s Forshuvud hydropower plant located on the Dalälven in Sweden. The battery system’s output is 5MW and the storage capacity is 6.2 megawatt-hours. The total cost of the system is approximately EUR 3 million. […]

EcoVadis Gold rating for Vattenfall’s sustainability work.

EcoVadis Gold rating for Vattenfall’s sustainability work.

Vattenfall’s sustainability work has once again been awarded Gold rating and achieves a higher rating than last year. This, according to an independent survey by EcoVadis who assess and rank the CSR performance of companies.  “We are thrilled to have had our Gold rating reconfirmed and to have excelled past last year’s rating. Sustainability efforts […]

European Energy constructs large wind project in Sweden.

European Energy constructs large wind project in Sweden.

European Energy have begun construction of the Zinkgruvan wind project that will have a capacity of 53.2 MW when completed. The project is located approximately 70 km north of Linköping, near the northern end of the Vättern lake. GE Renewable Energy chosen as turbine supplier for the 53.2 MW Zinkgruvan project. Knud Erik Andersen, CEO […]

Vattenfall Vindkraft Taggen faces council opposition.

Vattenfall Vindkraft Taggen faces council opposition.

On 29 August 2018, the municipal council of the city of Åhus will decide on the application for change of permission for Taggen wind farm. The application concerns the change the company wishes to make from 170 meters to 220 meters high wind power plants in Hanau Bay. Åhus is the second largest locality in […]

Svenska Kraftnät and Siemens cooperation on grid upgrade.

Svenska Kraftnät and Siemens cooperation on grid upgrade.

Siemens and Svenska Kraftnät have signed the fourth contract in less than a year regarding the renewal of the Swedish ageing energy network with the total order value over SEK 500 million. “Siemens has for the last 15 years been one of the suppliers that delivered most of the main power stations to Svenska Kraftnät. In line with […]

EFG Scandinavia installed first wind turbine.

EFG Scandinavia installed first wind turbine.

EFG Scandinavia has installed the first wind turbine in the north of Sweden. The Bergen based crane experts will erect a total of 60 wind mills in a wind park close to the Arctic Circle. EFG Scandinavia provides cranes, for example the CC3800 with boom booster, imported from Germany and the Netherlands for this project. […]

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