Vattenfall in brief

Vattenfall is 100 per cent owned by the Swedish state and is one of Europe's largest generators of electricity and the largest producer of heat.

Key facts and figures

Vattenfall's main products are electricity, heat and gas. In electricity and heat, Vattenfall works in all parts of the value chain: generation, distribution and sales. In gas, Vattenfall is active in sales. We also conduct energy trading.

Vattenfall produces electricity and heat from six energy sources – wind power, nuclear power, natural gas, biomass, coal power and hydro power.

In 2013, operations were conducted in the Nordic countries, Germany, the Netherlands, France and the UK.   

Facts and figures 2013:

  • Net sales: SEK 171.7 billion (167.3)
  • Operating profit: SEK -6.5 billion (26.0)
  • Underlying operating profit: SEK 27.9 billion (27.5)
  • Electricity generation: 181.7 TWh (178.9)
  • Sales of electricity: 203.3 TWh (205.5)
  • Heat sales: 30.2 TWh (29.8)
  • Gas sales: 55.8 TWh (52.4)
  • Total number of employees, as of 31 December 2013: 31,819 (32,794) 
Electricity generation 2013, %
Electricity generation 2013, % Units
Fossil power 48 48
Nuclear power 29 29
Hydro power 20 20
Wind power 2 2
Biomass, waste 1 1

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Number of employees per country (FTE)
Number of employees per country (FTE) units
Germany 17,254 17254 17254
Sweden 8,902 8902 8902
Netherlands 4,756 4756 4756
Denmark 566 566 566
UK 165 165 165
Other 176 176 176

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CO2 emissions
CO2 emissions Million tonnes
2010 93.7
2011 88.6
2012 85
2013 88.4

Corresponding to Vattenfall's share of ownership in the plants (electricity and heat).

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Last updated: 2014-10-14 13:55