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Strategic investments – extension of the value chain

EVN’s strategic investments represent the logical vertical extension of the value chain. The investments in Verbund AG and Burgenland Holding AG, which, in turn, holds 49.0% of Energie Burgenland AG, allow EVN to benefit from the companies’ concentration on renewable electricity generation from water and wind. Rohöl-Aufsuchungs Aktiengesellschaft gives EVN a valuable link to oil and natural gas exploration and the natural gas storage business in Austria.

Strategic investments of EVN AG (as of 30 September 2016)

  • RAG-Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft (50.03%)
    This company holds 100% of the shares in Rohöl-Aufsuchungs Aktiengesellschaft, an oil and natural gas exploration and natural gas storage company.
  • Burgenland Holding AG (73.63%)
    This company holds a 49.0% stake in Energie Burgenland AG, a regional electricity and natural gas supply company.
  • Verbund AG (12.63%)
    11.55% of this investment are held directly by EVN AG; the remainder is held indirectly through WEEV Beteiligungs GmbH, a joint venture founded with Wiener Stadtwerke Holding AG in 2010.
EVN power generation capacities
30.09.2016
MW %
30.09.2015
MW %
30.09.2014
MW  %
Renewable energy61825.960025.356324.1
thereof hydropower1)30612.830612.930613.1
thereof windpower26811.225010.52139.1
thereof photovoltaics50.250.250.2
thereof biomass130.5130.5130.6
thereof other renewables2)261.1261.1261.1
Thermal energy3)1,77174.11,77174.71,77175.9
thereof natural gas1,03743.41,03743.81,03744.4
thereof hard coal73430.773430.973431.4
Total2,389100.02,371100.02,334100.0
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