EC&R Press releases

01.10.2019

E.ON transfers renewables business to RWE

• Another step in the transaction to acquire and integrate innogy
• E.ON will continue to offer customers individually tailored renewables solutions

As part of the transaction to acquire and integrate innogy, E.ON today transferred its [...]

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23.09.2019

E.ON decides to build Boiling Springs wind farm

E.ON has announced the construction of a new wind farm in the USA. With the 150-megawatt-project Boiling Springs, E.ON starts its first wind project in Oklahoma. The Honda automotive group has secured all its energy [...]

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15.08.2019

E.ON invests in 440 megawatt wind farm in Texas

E.ON will build a new onshore wind farm in the USA. The 440-megawatt Big Raymond wind farm in Texas is the largest single phase project E.ON has ever completed in the United States. [...]

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12.07.2019

Ready to cover continued digitization: E.ON acquires [...]

E.ON has acquired 100 percent of the Swedish company Coromatic. The company is the Nordic region's leading provider of critical infrastructure and helps customers ensure data communication and power supply to critical installations by providing [...]

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23.04.2019

E.ON and Kyuden Mirai Energy sign cooperation agreement for ...

E.ON and Kyuden Mirai Energy signed a cooperation agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in Japan. The cooperation is focused on fixed bottom projects and starts with a study to jointly select a project for development, [...]

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16.04.2019

Largest offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea opened

• Chancellor Merkel puts Arkona into operation
• Industry's most successful construction project advances energy system transformation

The Arkona offshore wind farm of E.ON and Equinor went into operation with a festive event in the port [...]

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11.04.2019

E.ON builds new major windfarm in the USA

E.ON announces the start of construction on a new major project in the USA. The first foundations for the turbines of the Cranell wind farm have been cast in Refugio County, Texas. The 220-megawatt project will be brought online this year. [...]

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21.03.2019

Start of construction for the Peyton Creek wind farm in Texas

E.ON further expands its generation position in the United States. According to the company, construction has now begun on the 151-megawatt Peyton Creek project in Matagorda County, Texas. The wind farm is expected to go into operation before [...]

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12.03.2019

E.ON decommissions Blyth offshore wind farm

E.ON is decommissioning an offshore wind farm for the first time. Blyth's two 2-megawatt turbines were the UK's first offshore wind farm and have reached the end of their technical lifespan. A consortium including E.ON built the turbines off [...]

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28.02.2019

E.ON bids with ENGIE and EDPR for Dunkirk Offshore Wind Project [...]

E.ON plans to enter the French renewable energy market and has joined the ‘Dunkerque Eoliennes en Mer’ consortium. Together with the energy companies ENGIE from France and EDPR from Portugal, E.ON is taking part in the auction of the Dunkirk [...]

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04.12.2018

Climate conference: Majority of Germans see industry and ...

• Majority of Germans see responsibility for climate protection first in business and industry Germans are willing to change their behavior and pay more for sustainably manufactured products.
• Many Europeans want to contribute to climate [...]

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30.11.2018

Offshore wind project Rampion "Sussex-fully" completed

• 400 MW wind farm ceremonially opened
• First wind project off the UK’s south coast
• Brighton visitor centre opens in summer [...]

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16.11.2018

E.ON to build one of Europe’s largest onshore wind farms in Sweden

• Project Nysäter with capacity of 475 megawatts
• Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners acquires 80 percent stake
• Power Purchase Agreement signed with a Global Energy Major [...]

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24.10.2018

Offshore wind farm Arkona built in record time

• All turbines installed in less than three months
• Politics and Offshore Industry congratulate

The Arkona offshore wind farm is fully built. The joint project between E.ON and the Norwegian energy company Equinor completed the installation [...]

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24.09.2018

Offshore wind farm Arkona feeds first power into the grid

E.ON and Equinor's Arkona offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea continues to strive for completion in record time. Now the energy company E.ON is reporting further progress: the wind farm has fed the first green electricity into the [...]

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05.07.2018

Offshore wind project Arkona: First turbine installed

With the start of the last construction phase, the offshore wind project Arkona enters the home stretch. After only ten months of construction, the first of 60 wind turbines was successfully installed off the coast of Rügen in the German Baltic [...]

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12.06.2018

E.ON plans major solar project in Texas

Long-term supply contract with South Korean energy company

E.ON is moving into new orders of magnitude in the construction of solar parks on an industrial scale: In Texas, USA, the energy company is planning a solar park with a capacity [...]

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07.05.2018

E.ON acquires wind energy project company Vortex

Expansion of onshore activities in Germany planned

E.ON wants to produce more wind energy in Germany. To implement this strategy, E.ON Climate & Renewables is now taking over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy. [...]

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17.04.2018

Commissioning of the offshore wind farm Rampion

All 116 turbines feed electricity into the grid

The construction of the Rampion offshore wind farm in the British Channel has made significant progress. All 116 turbines are online and feed renewable energy into the grid. The Rampion thus [...]

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09.04.2018

Arkona offshore project still on course

Arkona offshore project still on course
Transformer station successfully installed on the high seas

The heart of the Arkona offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea has been completed on schedule. The electric offshore transformer [...]

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28.03.2018

Offshore wind project Arkona inspires artist Rollo to a song about ...

E.ON publishes video on YouTube and offers free download

It’s music to our ears! The Baltic Sea wind farm Arkona is the inspiration for a song about wind energy. E.ON today released the video for the song “Mitten im Wind”. This make [...]

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30.01.2018

E.ON brings innovation to the energy market [...]

For the first time 100 percent self-sufficient solar power supply without battery possible

E.ON stirs up the solar and photovoltaic market. E.ON is the first company to offer its customers the option of storing their own solar power without [...]

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25.01.2018

E.ON commissions two large battery storage facilities in the USA

Renewable energy from E.ON wind farms improve security of supply

E.ON has put two 10-megawatt batteries into operation in Texas. The Texas Waves lithium-ion energy storage units are providing system services for the market. The batteries are [...]

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17.01.2018

Arkona offshore wind farm concludes second construction phase [...]

- All 60 transition pieces installed
- Transformer station will be delivered from France in spring

Construction of the Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea is progressing at a fast pace. [...]

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11.01.2018

E.ON starts construction of a new wind farm in Texas

By investing in a new major project, E.ON underscores the attractiveness of the U.S. wind power market. In Kenedy County, Texas, E.ON has begun construction of the Stella wind farm. [...]

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01.12.2017

German Renewables Award for offshore wind project Arkona

· Newly developed corrosion protection process is innovation of the year
· Environmental protection and cost reduction for renewable energy promoted

The offshore wind project Arkona in the German Baltic Sea received the [...]

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28.11.2017

Offshore wind project Rampion starts power generation

The offshore wind farm Rampion in the English Channel has started generating electricity. According to E.ON, the first turbine was commissioned. 115 additional turbines will be connected to the grid in stages over the next few months. [...]

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22.11.2017

E.ON Wind Service strengthens its customer basis in Sweden

E.ON Wind Service is growing in the Swedish market for wind services. The company won a five year contract for operation and maintenance service for a Nordex wind farm with an installed capacity of 10 megawatts. The site is located close to [...]

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09.11.2017

E.ON Wind Service attracts significant onshore wind customer ...

E.ON Wind Service has recently won a significant long term contract in Scotland, after entering the UK onshore wind third party service market in June 2017. Under the contract E.ON will provide full operation and maintenance services to ...

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09.11.2017

Rapid construction progress on Arkona offshore wind project ...

· Installation of the foundations completed ahead of schedule
· Assembly of the transition pieces has already begun

The Arkona offshore wind project is growing significantly faster than expected. All 60 foundations have been installed ...


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26.10.2017

E.ON Wind Services has successfully established itself on the ...

E.ON's young wind turbine service business has passed its test. More than a year ago, E.ON Wind Service was awarded a 10-year operating and maintenance contract in Småland, Sweden, where the customer EWII Production A/S owns two wind farms with ...

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12.10.2017

E.ON invests in wind turbines for business customers

- Startup b.ventus offers single-source solution for wind power generation
- Short permitting process and small size make turbines ideal for companies

E.ON has bought a stake in b.ventus, a startup whose single-source solution enables business ...

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22.09.2017

Ceremony to mark the start of construction of the Arkona offshore ...

Technical innovation for environmental
protection and added value

After years of preparation, construction of the the Arkona offshore wind farm has begun on the high seas. In honour of this occasion, the developers, E.ON and Statoil, ...

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06.09.2017

E.ON starts constructing the Texas Waves power storage plant in ...

E.ON has started constructing its Texas Waves power storage project in the USA. The 2 x 10 megawatt (MW) storage facility (5 MWh) is being constructed on the sites of the pre-existing E.ON wind farms Pyron and Inadale in West Texas.

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24.08.2017

Construction begins for the Arkona offshore wind project in the ...

Construction work on the Arkona wind project in the German Baltic Sea has begun. E.ON reports that the first foundations have been successfully laid in the seabed. A total of 60 so-called monopiles will be installed for the Arkona wind park ...

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12.07.2017

Arkona offshore distribution station laid down in French shipyard

- Ceremony for partners E.ON, Statoil, 50Hertz, and STX France
- Offshore project Arkona within budget and schedule

The steelworks of the offshore distribution station for the planned Arkona wind farm in the Baltic Sea are now finished. ...

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05.07.2017

Solar for cities: Vonovia and E.ON to install solar panels on ...

Joint Press Release

- E.ON manages solar installations on Vonovia buildings in 15 German cities
- Expanding renewables in population centers is particularly sensible

Vonovia and E.ON have taken an important step toward a sustainable ...

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13.06.2017

E.ON tapping into additional markets for its wind service business

- Operation and maintenance service offering for Italy and the UK
- Anticipate steady market growth

E.ON is expanding its service business in operation and maintenance of wind farms internationally into additional markets. The company announced ...

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