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First German Off-shore Wind Farm Commissioned

Alpha Ventus, Germany’s first off-shore wind farm, was officially commissioned today. Participating in the ceremony were Federal Environment Minister Dr. Norbert Röttgen and the CEOs of the construction consortium’s member companies, Dr. Werner Brinker of EWE, Dr. Wulf Bernotat of E.ON and Tuomo Hatakka of Vattenfall Europe. Continue reading ‘First German Off-shore Wind Farm Commissioned’

EnBW Agrees to Sell GESO

EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG is, in principle, willing to dispose of its shares in GESO Beteiligungs- und Beratungs-AG. This resolution was passed by EnBW’s Supervisory Board on 10 December 2009. This means that EnBW will fulfill one of the conditions imposed by the anti-trust authorities in connection with the acquisition of a 26% shareholding in the Oldenburg-based EWE AG.
EnBW now intends to bring the negotiations with various bidders on the sale of the GESO shares to a conclusion over the coming few months.
GESO was formed in 1990 to act as a holding company for shares in regional and municipal energy companies in eastern Saxony.
At the same time, the Supervisory Board approved the extension of the share purchase agreement and, consequently, the call option for the 47.89% shareholding in Verbundnetz Gas Aktiengesellschaft (VNG) held by EWE AG.

The supervisory board of EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG approved the sale of EnBW’s shares in GESO Beteiligungs- und Beratungs-AG, a holding company for shares in regional and municipal energy companies in eastern Saxony.  Continue reading ‘EnBW Agrees to Sell GESO’

EWE and Other Utilities to Raise Electricity Prices

Germany’s fifth biggest utility EWE AG annouced to raise electricity prices by 14% as of January 2010.  Continue reading ‘EWE and Other Utilities to Raise Electricity Prices’

Alpha Ventus: Germany’s First Offshore Wind Park Completed

Germany’s first offshore wind park, alpha ventus, is complete: This morning at 07.13 hrs Deutsche Offshore- Testfeld und Infrastruktur GmbH (DOTI), a consortium of EWE, E.ON and Vattenfall, has successfully built its twelfth and last wind turbine in Germany’s North Sea, 45 kilometres north of Borkum island.  Continue reading ‘Alpha Ventus: Germany’s First Offshore Wind Park Completed’

REpower Installs First Turbine for alpha ventus Offshore Wind Farm

On 30 September 2009, REpower Systems AG has erected the first of a total of six REpower 5M turbines for the alpha ventus offshore test field. The systems each have a rated power of five megawatts (MW), with a blade tip height of 155 meters above sea level. Continue reading ‘REpower Installs First Turbine for alpha ventus Offshore Wind Farm’