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Electricity from Vattenfall’s Nordic Hydropower

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Product information

Vattenfall AB owns or has majority share in about 55 large-scale hydropower stations in the Nordic countries and about 31 small-scale stations. The hydropower generation that Vattenfall Vattenkraft AB disposes during an average year is 32 TWh. Several reservoirs enable the generation to follow the load curve, and electricity can be delivered without backup sources.

This EPD reflects the representative average environmental impact from Vattenfall’s Nordic hydropower based on a representative selection of fourteen stations; thirteen in Sweden and one in Finland.

The declared unit is 1 kWh of electricity net generated and thereafter distributed to a customer connected to the Swedish regional grid (70/130 kV).

Detailed information

Registration No: S-P-00088
Registration date: 2005-03-01
Version date: 2018-02-05
Valid until: 2021-01-23
Verified by: EPD Process Certification
Reference PCR(s): Electricity, steam and hot/cold water generation and distribution
Geographical scope: Sweden

Company information

Vattenfall AB
Company name: Vattenfall AB
Country: Sweden
Contact: Karin Lundmark
Telephone: +46 8 739 50 00
Website: www.vattenfall.com
Management systems: ISO 14001, EPD Process Certification
Certification verified by: Bureau Veritas Certification Sverige AB

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