E.ON in advanced talks over Uniper sale

German energy company E.ON has advanced negotiations over the sale of its stake in its fossil generation business Uniper. It said Finnish utility Fortum is planning to buy a 46.65% stake in the spin-off firm. The energy supplier added in a statement: “Fortum’s offer to all Uniper shareholders would comprise a cash consideration with a […]

E.ON breaks ground on Texas energy storage project

E.ON has started building its energy storage project in US. The Texas Waves project is being built on the sites of the pre-existing Pyron and Inadale wind farms in West Texas. The energy firm says the batteries, which will be directly connected to the wind farms and have a total capacity of 20MW, will be […]

E.ON equips new wind farm with anti-corrosion tech

E.ON has used its new anti-corrosion technology to protect wind farm foundations for the first time. The company announced it is protecting all 60 steel monopiles of the Arkona facility in the Baltic Sea with the Thermal Spray Aluminium (TSA) coating to prevent damage from the harsh operating environment. The firm says during the 25-year […]

Work begins on 385MW wind farm in Germany

Construction work on a 385MW offshore wind project in Germany has begun. The Arkona wind project in the Baltic Sea, which will feature 60 Siemens 6MW turbines, is expected to supply up to 400,000 households with renewable energy from 2019 onwards. The joint venture between E.ON and the Norwegian energy company Statoil will save up […]

New smart meters remotely adjust solar generation

E.ON is one of the first companies in Germany to control solar systems using smart meters. The energy supplier has developed a control box that can prevent grid congestion by flexibly controlling how much power the solar panels generate. Control boxes and smart meters can be used to reduce and increase output from a remote […]

EV charging goes ultra fast on the autobahn

E.ON is to build one of the first ‘ultra-fast’ electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Germany. The Big Six energy supplier has selected the Autohof Strohofer service station on the Bundesautobahn-3 between Frankfurt and Nuremberg as the location for the first site in its planned Europe-wide network. E.ON and project partner CLEVER aim to build the station to accommodate four charge […]

E.ON awards contract for 400MW UK wind farm

E.ON has awarded a contract for a 400MW wind project located off the south coast of England. JDR will supply the subsea cabling technology and services for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, which will provide enough electricity to power around 300,000 homes. It will design and manufacture 142 kilometres of cables among other technologies for […]

E.ON’s 219MW Humber Gateway fully energised

E.ON’s Humber Gateway offshore wind farm is fully generating electricity – two months ahead of schedule. The 219MW project, located 8km off the Holderness coast, produced electricity for the first time in February and the final turbine was installed in April. The wind farm has 73 turbines and will provide enough electricity for around 170,000 homes, […]

ABB wins Sussex wind farm order

ABB has won an order to provide substations for a Sussex wind farm. It will also provide power infrastructure for the offshore platform as well as the onshore substation to efficiently integrate the new wind farm into the country’s transmission grid. The Rampion Offshore wind farm, developed by E.ON in partnership with the UK green […]

E.ON sells wind project in Sweden

E.ON has sold a wind project in Sandviken, western Sweden. The rights of the wind farm, called Mombyåsen, have been acquired by Swedish wind company Arise which plans to build it on behalf of another company, it states. The project is expected to have 10 turbines and generate 100GWh of electricity per year. Arise also half-owns […]