Bringing low carbon heating to Scottish homes
Vattenfall has been selected by Midlothian Council as its energy partner in a 50/50 joint venture set to drive the shift towards low carbon heating living in the region. The partnership’s first project will be the installation of an innovative district heating network which will provide heat to new homes at the Shawfair development with a carbon saving of 75% when compared with conventional gas boiler heating.
Swedish Energy Agency supports hydrogen gas plant in Gothenburg
Preem and Vattenfall have the shared goal of using hydrogen gas in the large-scale production of renewable fuel. The Swedish Energy Agency, through 'Industriklivet' (Industrial Evolution), will contribute half the cost of SEK 6 million for the preliminary planning of a new fossil-free hydrogen gas plant which, with a capacity of 18 megawatts, is expected to be the largest in Europe.
Microsoft data centre to be powered entirely by wind
A ten year agreement to power Microsoft’s international data centre operations in the Netherlands with wind power has been signed by Vattenfall. The wind power supply deal is the first to date for Vattenfall to a data centre outside the Nordic countries and the largest in this field based entirely on wind power. According to the agreement, Microsoft will receive 100% of the energy output from Vattenfall’s new onshore wind farm that wi...