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2018
  • 27.07.2018

    50Hertz welcomes Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) as minority shareholder

    Today, Elia System Operator SA/NV (Elia) announced the decision to exercise its pre-emptive right to acquire the remaining 20 percent share in Eurogrid International SCRL, the holding company of 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, from IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (IFM). This 20 percent share will be immediately resold to the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW).

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  • 29.05.2018

    50Hertz informed about sale of 20 percent shares by IFM

    50Hertz has just been informed, that Elia System Operator SA/NV (Elia) received notification by IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (IFM) regarding IFM’s intention of selling its remaining 20 percent stake in Eurogrid International SCRL, the holding company above 50Hertz. The transaction is now subject to Elia’s pre-emption right.

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  • 05.04.2018

    Interconnector Kriegers Flak - Combined Grid Solution reaches next milestone

    transformer lift. photo: Dieter Böhm
    On April 3rd, the heart of the offshore platform Kriegers Flak Extension, the 450-MVA-Transformer, has been lifted and placed into the platform. The platform is built at the dockyard Hollandia in Krimpen/IJssel in the Netherlands. Here, the transformer will get its final oil filling and will be connected to the radiators. End of April the platform will leave the dockyard and will be shipped to the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm. There, the platform will be placed onto the foundation.

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  • 23.03.2018

    Elia to acquire an additional 20 percent stake in 50Hertz

    Elia System Operator SA/NV (‘Elia’), the Belgian transmission system operator and 50Hertz majority shareholder, has decided to exercise its pre-emption right to acquire an additional 20 percent stake in Eurogrid International SCRL (‘Eurogrid’), the holding company above 50Hertz. Through this transaction, Elia will own 80% of Eurogrid, while 20% remain with Australian infrastructure fund IFM Investors (‘IFM’).

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  • 12.03.2018

    50Hertz presents 2017 balance sheet

    50Hertz CEO Boris Schucht (left) and CFO Marco Nix at the annual conference for 2017 in Berlin. Image by: Jan Pauls
    Share of renewable energy in consumption of electricity within 50Hertz control area over 53 per cent / Stabilisation of congestion management costs thanks to grid development / Grid fees 11 per cent lower / Good result of 182.1 million euros / New renewable growth target of grand coalition requires additional efforts and future-oriented regulatory framework

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  • 26.01.2018

    See the construction of the foundations in 90 seconds

    The foundations for the Kriegers Flak platforms have been shipped from Ostend in Belgium to Denmark. They are now in Køge habour, waiting for the crane ship required for the installation of the foundations offshore.

    See a timelapse of how the enormous foundations were constructed at a barge in Ostend

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  • 17.01.2018

    Regular operation of phase shifting transformers started

    The cross-border electricity flows on the two lines connecting the transmission systems of 50Hertz and the Czech partner CEPS can now be better controlled. After a successful long-term test period 50Hertz commissioned two phase shifting transformers (PST) in its substation in Röhrsdorf in Saxony close to the border to Czech Republic

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