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Vattenfall takes close look at 12MW Haliade

Offshore wind developer Vattenfall is partnering with manufacturer GE Renewable Energy on developing its 12MW Haliade-X turbine platform to aid bids at future offshore wind capacity auctions.

GALLERY: 'First' offshore repowering completed

Other developers have opted simply to decommission aged offshore wind farms as they reach the end of their life-cycle. Danish company Momentum, however, has finished a project in Swedish waters that it claims is the first partial repowering of an offshore wind farm.

Wind partly offsets Vattenfall heating losses

SWEDEN: A SEK 1.2 billion (€115.3 million) increase in underlying profit of Vattenfall's wind unit has helped offset a SEK 2.1 billion (€201.8 million) fall in its heating business in the first nine months of the year.

Vattenfall posts "mixed bag" of results

SWEDEN: State-backed utility Vattenfall said results in the first half of 2018 were on par with the same period in 2017, as renewables "continued to grow in importance" for the company's earnings.

Vattenfall's wind unit boosted by capacity growth

SWEDEN: The state-owned utility recorded underlying profit of SEK 9.4 billion (€902.4 million) in the first quarter of 2018, with its wind business unit experiencing a 21% increase.

Swedish connection cost reduction examined

SWEDEN: The Swedish Energy Agency has examined two models for removing or reducing transmission costs for offshore wind power to help promote cost-effective energy.

New wind helps Vattenfall return to profit

SWEDEN: Swedish utility Vattenfall recorded an annual profit for the first time in five years, with earnings boosted by newly commissioned wind farms.

Vattenfall to create 130 jobs

SWEDEN: State-owned utility and developer Vattenfall will create 130 new jobs in its renewables activities over the next year, with a focus on wind.

Sweden to abolish offshore connections costs

SWEDEN: In its aim to become 100% reliant on renewable power by 2040, Sweden's political parties have agreed to end grid connection fees for offshore projects.

Vattenfall earnings increase in 'stable' Q1

SWEDEN: Vattenfall has reported a 7% year-on-year increase in pre-tax earnings in its first quarter of 2016, with its wind business increasing by 12.7%.