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E.ON and RWE Blame Energy Turnaround for Weaker Q2 Performance

In view of a first-time loss that E.ON AG had to announce for Q2 2011, the company said it would possibly cut 9,000 to 11,000 jobs to curb costs, citing the energy turnaround as the main reason for the poor results. RWE also said the accelerated nuclear phase-out led to its weaker Q2 performance. Both companies revised their forecasts downward.

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RWE, E.ON and WindMW Present Plans for Joint Maintenance and Operation Base for Offshore Wind Farm Projects

RWE  AG, E.ON AG and WindMW GmbH teamed up to cut the high operating and maintenance costs of their offshore wind farm projects in the North Sea. The companies presented plans for the construction of a service and operating station in the southern port of Helgoland. To this end, a total of three service buildings with workshops and warehouses shall be erected on a site of some 10,000 square metres, creating up to 150 jobs.

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RWE and E.ON File Lawsuit Against Nuclear Fuel Rod Tax

According to media reports, RWE AG and E.ON AG filed a lawsuit against the nuclear fuel rod tax levied on newly installed rods in their jointly operated nuclear power plant Gundremmingen.

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RVR Decision in Favour of E.ON’s Datteln Coal-fired Power Plant Project

E.ON’s construction project of a 1100 MW coal-fired power plant in Datteln (Datteln 4) has cleared another hurdle. Construction had to stop partially after the Higher Administrative Court in Münster (OVG Münster) had declared the zoning plan for the respective area void. Now the regional association for the Ruhr valley area (Regionalverband Ruhr) decided in favour of  continuing a regional planning procedure amendment (Regionalplanänderungsverfahren).

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Siemens Reports Breakthrough in CCS Technology

Siemens AG reported that it attained a CO2 capture efficiency of over 90 percent with practically zero solvent emissions. The new post-combustion capture process was reportedly tested for more than 3,000 hours in a pilot facility at the Staudinger power plant operated by E.ON AG.

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New Regional Planning Process for Datteln Power Plant Region Started

The regional association for the Ruhr valley area (Regionalverband Ruhr) has started a new regional planning procedure for the region including the construction site of E.ON AG’s coal-fired power plant in Datteln.

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E.ON Suffers Setback in Legal Dispute Over Coal-fired Power Plant in Datteln

The Federal Administrative Court (Bundesverwaltungsgericht – BVerwG) dismissed E.ON AG’s complaint against the denial of leave to appeal against a ruling of 3 September 2009 by the Higher Adminstrative Court in Münster (Oberverwaltungsgericht Münster – OVG) in which the OVG revoked the zoning plan (Bebauungsplan) for an area in Datteln on which E.ON wants to build a new hard coal-fired 1050 MW power plant, due to start operations in 2011. Continue reading ‘E.ON Suffers Setback in Legal Dispute Over Coal-fired Power Plant in Datteln’