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Vattenfall in brief

Organised in two regions: Nordic and Continental/UK, Vattenfall is one of Europe's largest producers of electricity and the largest producer of heat.

Vattenfall - facts and figures

Our business

Vattenfall sees significant growth opportunities within wind power and continue to expand offshore wind in the North Sea and onshore in prioritised markets including the UK.

Our current projects

Financial information

The Group's ambition is to achieve more sustainable energy production, foster sustainable consumption of electricity, gas and heat, and generate a sustainable financial result.

Investor relations

Annual and sustainability report 2014

Community support

Vattenfall has deep roots in the communities in which the company operates. Through our local and national sponsorship programmes, we endeavour to support these communities.

Read about our sponsorship work

News and media

UK Press releases

Image bank

Find images of wind turbines, power plants, energy and much more.

Search our image bank

Project blogs

Latest blog articles

About us

Our main products are electricity, heat and natural gas.


Strategic focus areas are:

  • Sustainable electricity and heat production
  • Smart energy solutions to provide sustainable energy consumption
  • The pursuit of excellence in everything we do

Mission, vision and strategy

Research and development

Vattenfall's research and development contributes to the development of future energy.

Vattenfall's R&D

The history of Vattenfall

We have a history going back over 100 years and many stories to tell from the start right down to today.

Our history - the short version

Vattenfall's power plants

More about our production


Becoming a more sustainable energy provider is a critical part of Vattenfall's strategy. This is a long-term commitment and we continuously take steps to improve our operations. Our strategy targets are:

  • Reduce carbon emissions
  • Grow in renewable energy generation
  • Improve energy-efficiency

Sustainability strategy

Public health and safety

Vattenfall is committed to create a safe and healthy work environment. Safety is an absolute priority for us – we have made it one of Vattenfall's core values.

A healthy and safe workplace

Our focus areas

Vattenfall will concentrate its efforts on sustainable energy production.

Read about our ten focus areas

Society and stakeholders

Good relationships with all our stakeholders is essential if we are to deliver the energy that society needs, and in a way that is acceptable to all.

Read more about Vattenfall relationships


Core values

Our three core values are a natural part of our daily work, and guide us in everything we do.

Read more about Vattenfall's core values

International trainee program

We are always looking for new talent with the right skills to our company.

Read more about Vattenfall's trainee program


The overall ambition is to firmly establish diversity as a natural part of our daily business lives by increasing knowledge and acceptance.

More about diversity

Compensation and benefits

As an employee at Vattenfall you can expect recognition, competitive compensation and benefit packages.

Compensation and benefits

About energy


Where and how is energy traded? What affects the price?

Energy markets

Energy usage

How is energy used? Can it be done more efficiently?

Energy usage


Where do electricity and heat come from? What sources are available?

Electricity and heat production

Energy landscape

The European energy system is facing a major change.

The new energy landscape