Highlights 2016/17

Positive environment

  • Unusually high, temperaturerelated demand for energy
  • Increase in energy, network and water distribution volumes
  • Higher use of the thermal power plants to ensure network stability

Extensive investments

  • Focus on network infrastructure, renewable generation and drinking water supplies in Lower Austria

Strengthening of the capital structure

  • Net debt declines to EUR 1,213.2m

Clarification of important legal issues

  • Arbitration decision reduces acquisition cost for the Walsum 10 power plant project
  • Positive non-recurring effect through agreement with the state-owned Bulgarian electricity company NEK

Higher dividend

  • Recommendation to the 89th Annual General Meeting: EUR 0.44 plus a bonus dividend of EUR 0.03 per share

Windpower: dynamic expansion

  • 500 MW as medium-term target (subject to appropriate framework conditions)

Improvement in revenue and earnings

  • Revenue: EUR 2,215.6m
  • EBIT: EUR 346.9m
  • Group net result: EUR 251.0m
EVN GHB 2016/17