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Uniper win German gas power plant contract

Uniper win German gas power plant contract

Uniper has won the contract to build the first German gas-fired power plant in a decade, which will act as a “safety cushion” for the country that has recently increased its reliance on renewables. The 300 mega-watt plant (MW) will be located in the southern town of Irsching and will […]

Uniper question French market over coal exit

Uniper question French market over coal exit

German energy giant Uniper has warned that it would be forced to review its French business model if the country continues plans to close its coal fired power plants. “If the government simply pushes the idea of a coal exit through without consensus with the companies we need to rethink […]

UK coal powering France

UK coal powering France

France is importing coal power from Britain as temperatures plummet. There are currently 19 nuclear reactors offline in France, partly due to safety checks taking place across the system. One of the largest power stations in France, Tricastin, was recently closed by the French regulator to address flood risks, accounting […]

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Der Vorstandsvorsitzende von Eon, Johannes Teyssen, spricht am 11.03.2015 auf der Bilanzpressekonferenz des Unternehmens in Düsseldorf (Nordrhein-Westfalen). Foto: Marius Becker/dpa +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++

EON announces 1,300 job cuts following record annual loss

Energy firm EON has reported its biggest ever annual loss and announced that they will be cutting 1,300 jobs, most of which in Germany, in an effort to cut costs by €400 million each year. The news comes after EON spun off their fossil fuel assets into new company Uniper […]