EC&R Press releases

17.01.2020

E.ON calls for new social consensus for the energy turnaround

“We need a new basic social consensus for the transformation of the energy system. The leap into the energy world of the future is a generational task. Business, politics, regulation – everyone is called upon to make a joint [...]

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16.01.2020

Planned takeover of innogy

E.ON sets the amount of cash compensation for innogy’s remaining minority shareholders at €42.82 per innogy share.

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09.01.2020

E.ON successfully raises €2.25 billion of bonds

• Early refinancing of 2020 bond redemptions
• Green bond issuance to fund sustainable infrastructure and energy efficiency projects
• All bonds met very high investor demand

Today, E.ON issued three bond tranches with a combined volume [...]

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08.01.2020

E.ON announces #GreenInternet Day

• Power consumption of the Internet continues to rise
• E.ON to discuss solutions for green Internet

A day of online abstinence? Hard to imagine! After all, the Internet is too firmly anchored in our lives. With the world's first [...]

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23.12.2019

“Dog Christmas” – Smart Holiday Greetings from E.ON

• Lonesome, but smart dogs use energy solutions to celebrate Christmas together
• Christmas is saved for the dogs

Christmas has certainly gone to the dogs this year, and E.ON’s newest video shows [...]

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12.12.2019

E-Mobility: E.ON wins major contract to build charging network

• E.ON installs one of the largest charging networks in Germany for the BMW Group
• Half of the more than 4,100 charging points will also be publicly accessible

E.ON has received a major order from the BMW Group: The company will install and [...]

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10.12.2019

New study sees drastic increase in data center energy [...]

• Large waste heat potential created
• Challenge for power grids
• E.ON launches Green Internet Day

With the recent introduction of the 5G mobile communications standard, the energy requirements of data centers are set to increase drastivally. [...]

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05.12.2019

E.ON digitizes grid information

• Digital solution notably cuts planning time for distributed energy resources
• Information on grid connection available in seconds

Around 800,000 distributed systems producing green energy are already connected to E.ON’s grids in Germany – [...]

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03.12.2019

Almost half of all Europeans believe they are defenceless [...]

• In Germany too, 40 percent of people live in fear of climate change
• Survey shows an urgent need for action at the current UN Climate Change Summit COP 25 in Madrid

43 percent of people, and thus almost half of the population in [...]

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29.11.2019

E.ON moves forward successfully with innogy integration

· Strong third quarter underscores operating business’s strength
· Earnings forecast raised owing to innogy takeover
· Economic net debt higher due to transaction, strong BBB rating target substantiated
· Dividend proposal of €0.46 per share […]

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28.11.2019

E.ON plans construction of biomass power plant at UPM site in Hürth

E.ON is planning to build a biomass power plant on a paper mill site provided by UPM in Hürth. The new plant is designed for an electrical output of 20 megawatts (MW) and a thermal firing capacity of 87 MW. E.ON is planning to […]

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17.12.2018

E.ON simplifies search for tradesmen

• New company and internet platform founded as a bridge to the craft sector
• Digitalized processes relieve customers and craftsmen

E.ON is using the growing product range and rising sales figures to gear its customer service and interaction [...]

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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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29.11.2018

Survey: German citizens see climate change as the greatest social ...

• Global warming is considered to be the greatest social challenge for one in three German citizens
• Germans are willing to change their behavior and pay more for sustainably manufactured products
• E.ON: CO2 pricing would be provide a [...]

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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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14.11.2018

E.ON increases nine-month earnings and narrows forecast range

· Full-year 2018 adjusted EBIT and adjusted net income now expected to be in upper half of forecast range
· Nine-month adjusted EBIT 11 percent above prior-year figure, adjusted net income up 25 percent
· Economic net debt reduced [...]

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12.11.2018

E.ON and innogy integration planning making good progress

• First major decisions made regarding the planned integration of innogy into E.ON and the new company’s intended future organization
• New company to be called E.ON
• E.ON regional suppliers and innogy regional companies to retain [...]

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05.11.2018

Joint Press Release: Highly innovative energy concept for Berlin TXL

Berliner Stadtwerke and E.ON to Cool and Heat the Urban Tech Republic and Schumacher Quartier

In the future, Berliner Stadtwerke and E.ON will supply TXL - The Urban Tech Republic - in Berlin with cooling and heating using a highly innovative [...]

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31.10.2018

Premiere for a DAX company: E.ON presents interactive 'Powergames'...

• E.ON is the first DAX company to use an interactive live format on Facebook
• Two teams, each with three prominent influencers, compete against each other at the "E.ON Power Games" in challenges about energy. [...]

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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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20.10.2018

World Energy Day on October 22: Is Germany the European ...

Is Germany the European energy-saving champion? According to a survey by E.ON and KantarEMNID, at least 14 percent of Germans believe so, but the reality is rather different. Of the ten European countries covered in the survey, Romania takes [...]

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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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15.01.2018

Germany leads the pack with romantic dinners by candlelight

No other Europeans are as romantic as the Germans. Almost half the population, 39 percent, uses candlelight for a date or dinner. This has been revealed by the study ‘Living in Europe’ carried out by E.ON and Kantar EMNID. [...]

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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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08.01.2018

E.ON tenders Uniper shares under Fortum’s takeover offer

E.ON today decided to accept Fortum’s voluntary public takeover offer for Uniper SE stock dated November 7, 2017. [...]

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08.01.2018

Johannes Teyssen’s contract as CEO extended through the end of 2021

As already announced in September, the Supervisory Board of E.ON SE today extended Johannes Teyssen's contract as Chairman of the Board of Management until December 31, 2021. [...]

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28.12.2017

Ad-hoc Notice: Disclosure of an inside information acc. to Article ...

PreussenElektra wins against Electrabel before a court of arbitration

An international court of arbitration decided almost entirely in favor of PreussenElektra GmbH, an E.ON subsidiary, based on legal actions between PreussenElektra and [...]

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22.12.2017

Delivering reliable energy supplies also at Christmas

They are available around the clock to repair lines damaged by storms, snow and ice, procure electricity and gas or handle energy flows in grid control rooms...

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14.12.2017

E.ON reached one million electric vehicle charges at E.ON Denmark

Further expansion of charging networks in Denmark and Sweden

More than one million electric vehicle drivers have charged their car batteries at E.ON stations in Denmark over the past three years. The one million charges cover a distance of [...]

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12.12.2017

Smart meters very well received in E.ON pilot projects

Positive feedback from 80 percent of customers



Electricity customers have responded very favorably to the smart meters installed on their premises as part of four smart meter projects conducted by E.ON in Germany. Over 1,000 meters have [...]

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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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21.09.2017

E.ON once again the main sponsor of Berlin’s Festival of Lights

For the third year in a row, the energy company E.ON is supporting the Festival of Lights in Berlin as its main sponsor. The internationally established light-art event takes place from October 6 to 15 and is once again set to draw millions ...

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20.09.2017

Ad-hoc Notice

Disclosure of an inside information acc. to Article 17 MAR

E.ON in advanced negotiations regarding an agreement according to which it would have the right to decide to tender its remaining Uniper stake in the course of a Public Takeover Offer ...

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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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31.08.2017

E.ON uses smart meters for the first time to control customer systems

E.ON is one of the first companies in Germany to control photovoltaic (PV) systems using intelligent metering systems, commonly known as smart met An additional unit, a so-called control box, prevents grid congestion by flexibly controlling power ...

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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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03.08.2017

E.ON integrates Fraport AG emergency power generators ...

- Fluctuating energy needs can be offset quickly and flexibly
- Security of supply is ensured at all times
- Virtual power plants are already serving as important components of power generation ...

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02.08.2017

E.ON to build one of Germany’s first commercial Ultra-Fast ...

As a commitment to playing a leading role in the transition to E-Mobility in Europe, E.ON has chosen Autohof Strohofer service station near the motorway A3 between Frankfurt and Nuremberg to be the first location in the planned Europe-wide ...

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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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