News Digest Item
21 Feb 2017

“After coal exit, Vattenfall sees German future in heat”


Swedish utility Vattenfall wants to grow in Germany after selling all of its lignite activities in the country, report Vera Eckert, Christoph Steitz and Tom Kaeckenhoff for Reuters. The company counts on promising heat operations in its largest foreign market. It aims to break into new areas of growth both in its core cities, Hamburg and Berlin, but also across Germany's onshore and offshore wind industry, Vattenfall's Chief Financial Officer Stefan Dohler told Reuters: "We have a strong position in Germany. We want to stay here. We want to grow here.”

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