News and media Show all Press Releases Blogs Island of Gotland gets future proof grid 2011-07-13 | Press release Category: Sustainability, R&D | Tags: Gotland, Sweden, Smart grid Starting this year, the power grid serving the Swedish island of Gotland will be transformed into a smart grid. A preparatory study for the project was concluded at the end of May, laying the foundation for a grid that will hopefully become a role model for Europe. Upwind EU project resulting in reliable modelling for future wind farms 2011-07-07 | Press release Category: Sustainability, R&D | Tags: UPWIND European project Vattenfall has been participating in a EU project on challenges on up scaling wind power technology. The project came to an end in March 2011, which resulted in reliability modelling and design criteria of future wind turbines / wind farms and improvements on the grid integration issues. New edition of the R&D Magazine out now 2010-04-19 | Press release Category: R&D | This brand new issue of R&D Magazine provides you with a summary of Vattenfall’s R&D-activities during 2009.