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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%.

Vattenfall's strong wind year marred by losses elsewhere

SWEDEN: Utility Vattenfall's wind division EBITDA increased 22.5% in 2015, while the group recorded a SEK 23 billion (€2.5 billion) operating loss in its financial year due to impairment losses in its lignite, nuclear and coal businesses.

Gallery: Vattenfall decommissions Swedish offshore site

SWEDEN: Vattenfall has started dismantling the 10MW Yttre Stengrund offshore project, off the coast of south-east Sweden.

Yttre Stengrund decommissioning begins

SWEDEN: Vattenfall has started to decommission its 14-year old Yttre Stengrund 10MW offshore project.


Onshore developers warn against offshore support plans

SWEDEN: A group of Swedish onshore wind companies and landowners have warned against offshore wind being offered special treatment when the country's support system is reformed.

Vattenfall wind profits increase despite group loss

SWEDEN: Swedish utility Vattenfall's wind unit has posted an increased earnings in the first half of 2015, despite the group recording a SEK 29.7 billion (€3.2 billion) loss.

Glimmer of hope in Sweden

SWEDEN: Following a general election last year, Sweden's new government is ready to redesign the system for offshore support.