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2008-11-14 12:00:19

Vladimir Putin recently threatened to pull the plug on Nord Stream, the sub-sea pipeline that will transport gas from Russia to Germany via the Baltic Sea. However, this is nothing more than brinkmanship from Moscow's strongman, as Russia covets the political power that such a project will bring. Equally, the EU needs Nord Stream, particularly after the August invasion of Georgia. At a meeting in Moscow with Finnish Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen on Wednesday, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir...

2008-11-14 09:00:30

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- At the end of 2008 Statkraft (Oslo, Norway) will become the largest producer of renewable energy in Europe. This will result from an asset swap with E.ON (OTC:EONGY) (Duesseldorf, Germany) in which Statkraft will take over power and district heating plants in Sweden, Germany and the United Kingdom. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at...

2008-11-12 09:00:40

E.ON Ruhrgas and Swiss natural gas buyers' consortium Swissgas have signed a contract for gas deliveries until 2015. The contractual supply volume has been fixed at 10TWh per annum, from October 1, 2010 onwards. From 2010, the deliveries will cover almost a third of Switzerland's annual gas needs. Henning Deters, chief sales officer of E.ON Ruhrgas, said: "By signing the contract, Swissgas has made it possible for Switzerland to diversify its supply portfolio further and also to respond...

2008-11-07 06:00:19

E.ON UK, an integrated power and natural gas company, has installed the first wind turbine at its Robin Rigg offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland. The jack-up barges Sea Energy and the Sea Worker are now on site in the Solway Firth installing the wind turbines. These join the MV Resolution, which E.ON as the owner of the project, brought in to speed up the installation of turbine foundations, and the UR101 which is installing cables. When complete, the wind farm will consist of 60...

2008-11-06 09:00:38

E.ON UK, an integrated power and natural gas company, has begun solution-mining at all eight caverns at its Holford gas storage facility in Cheshire, UK. The solution mining, or leaching, process sees seven billion gallons of water pumped into salt deposits underground to create eight massive underground caverns that will eventually be used for gas storage. Once complete, the facility will have the capacity to store up to 165 million cubic meters of gas, equivalent to around half of the...

2008-11-03 09:00:32

Gazprom and E.ON Ruhrgas have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint venture that will address the issues of energy conservation and effective energy use. The joint venture (JV) company will work to implement advanced energy-saving technologies, including the use of renewable energy sources, and will consult major European clients in matters pertaining to efficient resource use. Pursuant to the agreement, the parties will form a joint working group to identify and analyze...

2008-10-31 00:00:18

German utility major E.ON and the French government-funded technological research organization Commissariat a L'Energie Atomique have agreed to co-operate in the field of nuclear energy research. The co-operation between E.ON and the Commissariat a L'Energie Atomique (CEA) will mainly focus on material research, innovation in reactor technology and safety, as well as the development of future power generation. The research results are expected to contribute to both safe operation of...

2008-10-16 09:00:37

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/edcf14/the_rise_of_renewa) has announced the addition of the "The Rise of Renewable Energy Strategies amongst Major European Utilities" report to their offering. Increasing regional and state-based climate policies, support mechanisms and renewable targets are instigating long-term renewable strategies amongst the major European utilities. By adding renewables to their generation portfolios at a record pace, these firms are...

2008-10-16 09:00:37

E.ON and Masdar Initiative, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi's renewable investment vehicle, have partnered for the development of the London Array offshore wind farm project. E.ON and Masdar will also extend their relationship further and intend to work together across a range of potential projects that will complement their existing renewable energy strategies. Masdar has entered into the London Array scheme through a joint venture agreement with E.ON, which currently owns half of the project....

2008-10-13 12:00:36

E.ON (Germany), power group, plans to invest about CEK 50 bil in electricity and natural gas distribution in the Czech Republic in the following 15 years. E.ON invested CEK 2.5 bil in the Czech Republic in 2007 and CEK 2.75 bil in 2008. The group E.ON has invested over CEK 30 bil in total in the Czech Republic so far. E.ON is the second largest electricity and gas distributor in the Czech Republic. (c) 2008 Access Czech Republic Business Bulletin. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.