Press releases


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Latest releases


Barbara Schädler to leave E.ON for new professional challenge

Barbara Schädler, Executive Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs, will leave E.ON on September 30, 2019, to take on a new professional challenge. E.ON will announce her successor shortly. [...]

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A whole substation in virtual reality

• E.ON implements virtual reality (VR) for briefing partner companies and for training purposes
• The use of VR significantly reduces the time required and costs of training, while also saving CO2

If you want to work in a substation operated [...]

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E.ON plans to eliminate greenhouse gas in gas-insulated switchgear

• The greenhouse effect of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is 23,500 times stronger than that of CO2
• E.ON is investing in nuventura, a start-up that develops SF6-free switchgear
• Cooperation reduces E.ON’s global greenhouse gas emissions [...]

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Planned acquisition of innogy: Collective bargaining agreement reached

• Collective bargaining parties agree after constructive negotiations on reliable collective bargaining conditions for integration
• High level of protection agreed for the employees of E.ON and innogy [...]

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FAKT AG and E.ON develop major project in Hungary

• Sustainable working and living on 330 hectares
• Total investment of 1 billion euros

Essen-based companies FAKT AG and E.ON are planning to create a European ecological, agricultural and economic center in Hungary. FAKT AG is planning a [...]

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E.ON board member Thomas König presents new study: E.ON grids [...]

• E.ON ready to cope with all cars in its service areas being electric by 2045
• Grid conversion will be largely completed without disruptions by construction sites

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Germans more pessimistic about their own energy transition [...]

When it comes to their own country, people in Germany are more pessimistic than the rest of Europe: On average, survey respondents across Europe believe that Germany’s energy transition is about 65 percent complete [...]

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E.ON CEO Teyssen: We believe in a strong and peaceful Europe

E.ON CEO Johannes Teyssen is a convinced European. That's why he is personally involved in an internal and external campaign to get employees and citizens to vote. [...]

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E.ON Powergames 2019 – with celebrities, quicksand and a Tesla [...]

• With 7.4 million viewers and 1.3 million minutes viewed on Facebook Live, it was significantly more successful than last year
• Greater viewer interest and dialogue than in the first edition: viewing time tripled, interaction [...]

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E.ON reaffirms 2019 forecast after solid operating performance [...]

· As anticipated, first-quarter adjusted EBIT and adjusted net income below strong prior-year figures
· Forecast for adjusted EBIT and adjusted net income and for dividend proposal for 2019 reaffirmed
· Increase in economic net debt higher due [...]

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E.ON to commision 2500 digital transformer stations

E.ON plans to commission 2500 digital transformer stations in the service areas of its four German distribution grid operators – Avacon, Bayernwerk, E.DIS and Hansewerk – by the end of 2019. Starting this year, E.ON will solely install digital [...]

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