Electrification as an enabler of fossil freedom
Electricity has always been a key driver for social and economic progress. However, there is a long way to go in order to leverage its full potential.
The electrification of society and industry is growing at an exponential rate and can, together with the process of decarbonising the energy sector itself, be a transformative tool that enables fossil freedom.
To meet the demand for building, infrastructure and transports, whilst at the same time meeting climate targets, we need more electricity, not less. By bringing fossil free electricity to new sectors and contexts, we can contribute to economic growth and social progress whilst minimizing climate impact. This is why Vattenfall is in partnerships with industry, currently in Sweden but we also look for partnerships in all of our other markets. Please read more about our broader perspective on how electricity is an enabler for fossil freedom via the related topic on this page.
Innovation to decarbonise society
Recently, we teamed up with Skanska, H&M Group, Fossil Free Sweden, Doconomy and young professionals to identify the challenges and opportunities connected to decarbonising society.