Despite the record cold winter Austrian climatologists say the country’s glaciers melted last year faster than ever before. They highlighted the case of the glacier on the Dachstein that in 2011 shrunk with the loss of 6 million cubic metres of water – enough to fill 40 million baths. The melting glaciers are also a […]
Hundreds of households in Vienna were left without electricity for several hours yesterday morning (Thurs).Shortly after the power outage kicked off, energy provider Wien Energie said the reason was unclear and a matter for investigation.Around 1,800 homes, offices and shops in Vienna-Währing were affected by the disruption.
Graz-based energy company Energie Steiermark AG managed to increase its turnover and earnings last year.The firm announced today (Weds) its turnover rose by 14 per cent to 1.25 billion Euros in 2010 compared to the previous year, while earnings before interest and taxes (Ebit) climbed from 49.7 million Euros in 2009 to 69.8 million Euros […]
Energie Steiermark has acquired a major stake in a leading Serbian energy provider.The Styrian company announced today (Tues) it had paid 7.4 million Euros for the 67 per cent interest in Belgrade-based gas supplier Beogas. The Serbian company has a market share of 60 per cent and around 410,000 customers.Energie Steiermark is one of the […]
Customers of an Austrian supermarket chain will be able to order hydro energy supply while buying their foodstuff.Bosses at Merkur said today (Tues) shoppers would be offered contracts with Styrian provider Unsere Wasserkraft, a subsidiary of Energie Steiermark, at its shops as of now.Merkur is part of the German Rewe Group which also includes market-leading […]