Decentralised solutions

Great advance in decentralised energy solutions is happening.

Supporting the increased use of decentralised energy systems

Vattenfall offers product and service solutions for sustainable and efficient energy production and consumption. We offer a variety of decentralised energy solutions in most of our markets, including electric vehicle charging, local power generation such as rooftop solar panels, and heating solutions including heat pumps and storage technologies. Vattenfall also offers customised decentralised and integrated energy solutions to property owners.

Solar panels on the roof of a building

We help our customers develop low-carbon buildings.

We help our customers develop low-carbon buildings, districts, and cities and improve energy performance by providing integrated energy solutions for heating and cooling, decentralised production, storage, electric vehicle charging and energy management.

Integrated and decentralised energy solutions are a strategic focus point for Vattenfall. Systems that integrate local production, excess heat/cooling, storage and consumption, as well as large-scale central assets, will support the increased use of decentralised energy systems in buildings and districts. Municipalities, companies and consumers increasingly demand partners that can advise, design, install, operate and finance integrated energy solutions. Heat is a natural centrepiece in integrated energy solutions and it will take on an essential role also in less densely populated areas.

Energy sharing

In the Netherlands, we offer a market place for energy sharing called Powerpeers.

Battery storage systems

Vattenfall is driving the transition to a new energy landscape and supporting greater integration of renewable energy. Battery storage systems play a vital part.

News and press releases

Curslack-Hamburg, combined battery storage facility and wind farm

Hybrid parks – new opportunities with multi-technology facilities

Combining wind, solar, batteries and in future even electrolysers, allows hybrid parks to be more cost effective by sharing infrastructure such as roads, grid connections or substations and ...

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Steel mill

Decarbonisation through electrification – a comprehensive overview

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...

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Vattenfall Solar Team

The Vattenfall Solar Team looks to strike gold again

Vattenfall is teaming up with the Vattenfall Solar Team again this year to try and win the World Solar Challenge title. After this race – which is set to take place in Australia in October –...

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Heijmans GreenBattery Amsterdam. Photo: Han Huiskamp
Photo: Han Huiskamp

Batteries makes construction easier and more sustainable for Dutch Heijmans

In the Netherlands construction company Heijmans uses GreenBattery instead of diesel generators on its way to a CO2-free building environment.

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Netterden Floating Solar Park
Photo: Jorrit Lousberg

Vattenfall opens its first floating solar farm

Vattenfall has opened its first floating solar farm in Gendringen, the Netherlands.

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Markersbach, view over the upper basin

Solar power complements German pumped hydro plants

Combining solar with other power sources is smart way of using technical infrastructure. In Germany two hydro power stations will get additional solar power.

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