Electrification of transportation

The electrification of transportation is transforming our future.

Electrification and e-mobility solutions are key enablers for reducing CO2 emissions

At Vattenfall, we are committed to electrifying society as a way to help turn the tide on climate change. Electrification will be a key enabler for reducing CO2 emissions for businesses, industries, customers and society at large, enabling fossil fuels to be replaced by renewable and climate neutral energy. It’s happening across all areas, with focus on the areas where we can achieve the greatest benefits.

Transportation accounts for roughly one third of the world's energy consumption. This makes the transportation sector central to the realisation of a more sustainable energy system.

Ways to turn the tide

Vattenfall expects that e-mobility will play a key role in solving many of the challenges we face today with regard to energy use and urbanisation. Easily accessible charging infrastructure is a prerequisite for the transition to electric vehicles.

InCharge and other partnerships

Vattenfall develops and offers charging solutions for electric cars, buses and trucks. Together with our partners we have built one of Europe's largest charging networks, InCharge. InCharge is established in Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands, with further markets to be added. Vattenfall is also taking part in initiatives, including the eRoadArlanda pilot project in Sweden, to develop e-roads for electric trucks and other electric vehicles. E-roads will enable vehicles to be charged as they drive along them.

Why we created InCharge

A sustainable future needs sustainable transport. That’s why we created InCharge, a network of charging stations for electric cars.

E-mobility initiatives

E-mobility initiatives to facilitate the use of electric cars and vehicles.

The Museum of fossil fuels

Within a generation, gasoline and diesel could be placed in museums. At the end of this summer, Vattenfall's Museum of Fossil Fuels, the first of its kind, opened in Stockholm.

News and press releases

A charging station in northern Norway
Press release
2020-09-25

Vattenfall and ABB part of charging solutions for Northern Norway

Ishavskraft AS, one of Norway's largest power suppliers, is initiating a collaboration wit...

Press release
Man charging an electric car

Vattenfall has closed one of the major deals in e-mobility with Aral in Germany and and BP...

News
Tomas Björnsson, Head of E-mobility at Vattenfall.
Press release
2020-09-04

Vattenfall to install 8,000 new charging points in the Netherlands

Vattenfall has won one of the bigger tenders for new charging networks in the Netherlands....

Press release
Vattenfall Solar Team. Photo: Hans-Peter van Velthoven
Foto: Hans-Peter van Velthoven

Solar champions uphold their reputation and drive solar car Nuna Phoenix more than 924 kil...

News
A man and a woman charging an electric car

Some 80 public charging stations owned by a number of Dutch municipalities have now been e...

News
Two Toyota cars and aVattenfall wind turbines
Press release
2020-05-19

Vattenfall InCharge and Louwman Group in new cooperation

Vattenfall InCharge and Louwman Group in new cooperation to charge electrical vehicles

Press release

Electric vehicle charging infrastructure

In order for electric vehicles to achieve a breakthrough, the expansion of charging station infrastructure is important. Therefore Vattenfall is involved in several projects to help make this happen. Vattenfall has built several fast-charging stations in Stockholm and Uppsala.

At these stations, an EV battery can be charged from 0% to 80% in less than 30 minutes. In the Netherlands and Germany, Vattenfall operates more than 1,000 public electric vehicle charging stations, mainly in Amsterdam, Berlin and Hamburg.

These stations provide electric vehicles with nearly 200,000 kWh of renewable electricity, corresponding to a 1,000,000 km of driving with no direct emissions. We are continuing discussions with other cities and municipalities to help develop a suitable infrastructure.

Vattenfall also offers simple and smart charging boxes for electric car owners, organisations and companies who want to offer electric vehicle charging to employees, tenants and visitors. Altogether, Vattenfall has more than 10,000 charging points in Northern Europe.

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