EVN is a diversified energy, water and waste services company headquartered in Austria. The main company operations are in electricity, gas, heating, drinking water, wastewater treatment and waste incineration.
Interests in Proposed Coal-Fired Power Stations
- Maritsa East Power Station, is proposed to have an installed capacity of 750 megawatts; the estimated cost if 950 million euros. The Bulgarian government is calling for tenders for the construction of the new project with interest reported to have been expressed by AES, Enel, CEZ, E.ON, EVN and Bulgarian businessman Hristo Kovachki. (See also Bulgaria and coal).
- Walsum 10 Power Station is proposed by a joint venture company formed in March 2005 comprisng Steag (51%) and EVN (49%). The power station is proposed to have an installed capacity of 750 megawatts and cost 800 million euros to construct. The project was proposed in September 2005 and is on the site of the existing Walsum power station site. (Steag currently operates a two-unit cogeneration plant at the Duisburg-Walsum site with an installed capacity of 600 megawatts.) The proposed new unit is referred to as Walsum 10. In a media release Steag stated that "construction begins in the year 2006/2007; commercial operation should commence in 2010". It also stated that Purchasers of the electricity are EVN AG (Energie-Versorgung Niederösterreich) and EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG;
Articles and Resources
- "Bulgaria to Open Procedure for Construction of New Thermal Plant", Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency), June 22, 2008.
- "Power plant project in Duisburg-Walsum clears another hurdle: Application papers available for public inspection for one month", Media Release, September, 8 2005.
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