Innovation at Vattenfall
We develop solutions and innovations that bring us closer to our goal of fossil-free living within one generation.
Vattenfall conducts research and development and technology-based innovation to provide new capabilities to serve our customers better, conduct high-performing operations and reduce the environmental impact of what we do. Most projects are conducted in partnership with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.
We aim to empower our employees and boost an entrepreneurial and innovative culture. Vattenfall Innovation is an internal network with the purpose of finding new business opportunities and ideas for our future energy system.
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Vattenfall has developed a climate-smart hydropower concrete with less cement content that can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by around a quarter.
Germany and Sweden are world leaders when it comes to real-world studies on electric roads. On Gotland, the world's first wireless e-road has been finished.
Steered charging of electric vehicles can provide the electricity grid with much needed flexibility. In Berlin and Amsterdam, Vattenfall is running two interesting new projects to test flexi...
For the past year Vattenfall has participated in a feasibility study by the Estonian start-up energy company Fermi Energia to explore the possibilities for Small Modular Reactor (SMR) deploy...
Is it a fish? Which fish is it? How is it doing? Vattenfall will soon be able to answer these questions immediately by programming smart self-learning algorithms. The aim is to use this tech...
Inspection of power lines, hydropower dams and nuclear reactors made simpler and safer by the use of drones.
Although climate change is one of the biggest challenges of our time, it holds immense opportunities for creative and innovative solutions. Vattenfall has a unique position to seize these op...
Can electrically powered heavy trucks function in 44 °C below zero in northern Sweden? Kaunis Iron is now collaborating with Vattenfall, Volvo Trucks, ABB and Wist Last & Buss in a uniqu...
Vattenfall and Microsoft in Sweden piloted 24/7 Matching solution last year and are now intensifying the partnership as energy partners.
Vattenfall and Aker Carbon Capture to achieve negative emissions in bio CCS-projects
Vattenfall has opened its first floating solar farm in Gendringen, the Netherlands.
Do you have innovative ideas that could help Vattenfall change the future? Join us today.