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Fitch Ratings affirms “BBB+” rating with stable outlook for Amprion

The international rating agency Fitch Ratings has awarded Amprion again a Long-Term Issuer Default Rating “BBB+” with a stable outlook as part of its annual review.

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Amprion accelerates grid expansion and invests more than ever before

Transmission system operator Amprion is stepping up the pace of grid expansion and continues to grow. In the past financial year, investments more than doubled to a record level of around €3 billion. By 2028 Amprion plans to invest around €27.5 billion in the expansion and upgrading of the transmission grid.

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Moody‘s affirms "Baa1" rating with stable outlook for Amprion

As part of its annual review, the transmission system operator Amprion GmbH ("Amprion") has again received a "Baa1" rating with stable outlook from the international rating agency Moody's Ratings.

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Annual results conference call for investors and analysts

Amprion will publish its annual report for the financial year 2023 on Thursday, 11th April 2024 and invites investors and analysts to the annual results conference call.

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​​Amprion awards billion-euro contract to cable manufacturer NKT​

​​By awarding the contract to the Danish company NKT, Amprion has secured cable capacities for the HVDC connection Korridor B as well as an important section of the EnLAG 14 line project.

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Network Development Plan for the Climate-Neutral Transmission Grid Confirmed

For the first time, the Federal Network Agency confirms more projects than actually envisaged in the second draft of the Network Development Plan (NDP); Collaboration between electricity and gas TSOs to be intensified in the next NDP

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Prysmian signs contracts worth in aggregate around €5 billion with Amprion.

Prysmian has finalised three contracts worth in aggregate around €5 billion with Amprion for two offshore grid connection systems — BalWin1 and BalWin2 — and the underground cable project DC34.

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​​Science Based Targets initiative confirms Amprion's CO2 reduction targets​

The CO2 reduction targets of the transmission system operator Amprion are in line with the Paris Climate Agreement.

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Dr. Christoph Müller, Mitglied der Amprion-Geschäftsführung ab Juli 2024 und Vorsitzende der AmprionGeschäftsführung ab 1. Januar 2025, steht in Geschäftskleidung in einem hellen Raum. Auf der Wand hinter ihm ist das Logo der Amprion GmbH erkennbar.

Dr Christoph Müller is appointed to the Amprion Management Board

Transmission system operator Amprion puts board-level succession arrangements in place. Dr Hans-Jürgen Brick retires on 31 December 2024. Dr Christoph Müller will then take over the function of CEO.

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Amprion and Statnett agree to investigate feasibility of a hybrid interconnector​

​​Amprion and the Norwegian transmission system operator Statnett have signed a Memorandum of Understanding: The partners want to investigate the feasibility of a hybrid interconnector for offshore wind between the two countries.

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Amprion again achieves excellent ESG rating by Sustainalytics

The transmission system operator Amprion has once again significantly improved its ESG rating compared to the previous year. The rating of the renowned agency Sustain-alytics is now 9.6. In the "Electric Utilities" sector, Amprion ranks second out of 276 companies worldwide.

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Amprion secures supplier capacity for four converters at Hitachi Energy

Transmission system operator Amprion and Hitachi Energy have concluded a strategic agreement on the preferred delivery of four converter stations. The agreement serves to realise the Korridor B direct-current project on schedule and is a part of Amprion’s capacity security strategy.

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Amprion again successful with green bond in volume of €1.2 billion

The transmission system operator Amprion has once again successfully placed a green bond with a total nominal volume of €1.2 billion on the international capital market. The green dual-tranche bond was issued within Amprion's €9 billion debt issuance programme. In a competing market environment, the order book amounted to up to €2.8 billion.

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Amprion presents solid figures for the first half of 2023 and first "Green Finance Investor Report"

The transmission system operator Amprion has published solid figures for the first half of 2023 and its first Green Finance Investor Report. The company thus increases transparency for its investors and underlines its ambitions to continue issuing sustainable finance instruments in the future.

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Amprion publishes second Sustainability Report

Transmission system operator Amprion has gone a step further in the implementation of its sustainability strategy with the publication of the second Sustainability Report. The focus of the 2022 reporting year is on Amprion’s voluntary commitment to gradually reduce its own carbon emissions by 2032. Considerable attention is also devoted to the successful issue of the first Green Bond as well as to the report’s preparation in accordance with the international standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

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Amprion submits CO2 reduction targets to Science Based Target initiative

Transmission system operator Amprion has committed to significantly reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions by 2032.

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Transmission system operators publish second draft of grid development plan for 2037/2045

Today, following a four-week consultation phase, the four transmission system operators (TSOs) 50Hertz, Amprion, TenneT and TransnetBW submitted the second draft of the grid development plan (GDP) for 2037/2045 (2023) to the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur, BNetzA) and published it on the www.netzentwicklungsplan.de website.

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Fitch Ratings confirms “BBB+” rating with stable outlook for Amprion

The transmission system operator Amprion GmbH (“Amprion”) has again received a “BBB+” rating with a stable outlook from the rating agency Fitch Ratings as part of its annual review.

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Amprion receives outstanding ESG ratings from Sustainable Fitch

The transmission system operator Amprion has received its first ESG ratings from the renowned rating agency Sustainable Fitch.

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Hybrid interconnector between Germany and Denmark: Amprion and Energinet agree on close cooperation

The German transmission system operator Amprion and their Danish counterpart Energinet have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the perspectives of developing a hybrid interconnector between the two countries.

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Amprion invests record amount in accelerated grid expansion

Amprion is accelerating grid expansion and continues to grow. The company plans to invest around 22 billion euros in the transmission grid over the next five years.

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TRANSMISSION SYSTEM OPERATORS PUBLISH FIRST DRAFT OF GRID DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR 2037/2045

Today, transmission system operators 50Hertz, Amprion, TenneT and TransnetBW published the first draft of the grid development plan (GDP) for 2037/2045 (2023).

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Sustainable value chain: Amprion decides to reduce Scope-3-emissions

The transmission system operator Amprion has committed to reducing emissions along its value chain by almost 60 percent by 2032.

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Amprion increases syndicated loan agreement by €500 million

The transmission system operator Amprion has successfully increased the volume of its existing syndicated loan agreement by using a contractually agreed increase option.

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Elia and Amprion commit to close collaboration for second German-Belgian interconnector

The German transmission system operator Amprion and its Belgian counterpart, Elia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding relating to the construction of a second cross-border interconnector.

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Amprion awarded as ESG top performer

Sustainalytics has included the transmission system operator Amprion in its list of “2023 top-rated ESG companies“.

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Amprion awards converter stations to Siemens Energy und Dragados Offshore

Amprion Offshore GmbH has awarded Siemens Energy and Dragados Offshore to build the converter stations for the LanWin1 and LanWin3 offshore grid connection systems.

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Successful green bond debut of Amprion on the international bond market

The transmission system operator Amprion has successfully placed its first Green Bond on the international capital market. The 1.8 billion euro bond, issued within Amprion's debt issuance programme, was oversubscribed several times. weiterlesen

Amprion presents IFRS figures for the first time

The transmission system operator Amprion GmbH presents IFRS figures for the Amprion Group, consisting of Amprion GmbH and Amprion Offshore GmbH, for the first time following the conversion of the accounting standards. weiterlesen

Moody’s Investors Service confirms “Baa1” rating for Amprion; outlook raised to “stable”

The transmission system operator Amprion has received a rating of "Baa1" with a stable outlook from the rating agency Moody's Investors Service. weiterlesen

Amprion sets target for CO2 reductions

The transmission system operator Amprion plans to reduce its CO2 emissions by at least 63 percent by 2032. weiterlesen

Fitch Ratings affirms “BBB+” rating for Amprion GmbH

The transmission system operator Amprion was rated “BBB+” with a stable outlook by the rating agency Fitch Ratings. This affirms the current rating. weiterlesen

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Amprion market report: European cooperation absorbs upheaval in the electricity market

Electricity market under stress, especially in Q4 2021. European market integration absorbs effects. Targeted grid expansion measures and further development of market design necessary. weiterlesen

Amprion achieves top result in first ESG Risk Rating

ESG Risk Rating by Sustainalytics confirms Amprion’s sustainability strategy; Ranked 4th out of 300 worldwide in the “electric utilities” category; Rated as “Low Risk” weiterlesen

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Amprion steps up investments in the transformation of the energy system and continues to grow

The transmission system operator Amprion continues to grow and is stepping up its investments in the energy system. weiterlesen

ALEGrO, the first interconnector between Belgium and Germany, celebrates its first anniversary with good results

The first electricity interconnector between Belgium and Germany was commissioned a year ago (18 November 2020) by system operators Elia and Amprion. ALEGrO posted good results after a year of operation with 93% of availability even in the first year and exchanges totalling 4.5 TWh. It has made it possible to balance prices between markets and boost societal welfare. weiterlesen

Amprion signs new syndicated loan agreement

Transmission system operator Amprion has finalised a new syndicated loan with a volume of €1.5 billion, which is equivalent to an increase of €650 million. weiterlesen

Successful debut for Amprion on the international bond market

German transmission system operator Amprion has made a successful debut on the international corporate bond market. weiterlesen

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Unprecedented year for the electricity market: Amprion publishes “Market Report 2021”

The Covid-19 pandemic has made for an exceptional year in Europe’s electricity market. Despite this, the trend towards market integration continues. Germany is once again importing more electricity than in the years before. weiterlesen

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TRANSMISSION SYSTEM OPERATORS SUBMIT SECOND DRAFT OF NETWORK DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2035, VERSION 2021

Input from consultation phase incorporated into Network Development Plan; Grid analyses for long-term scenario B 2040 confirm need for grid expansion; Stability analyses reveal considerable need for reactive-power compensation systems weiterlesen

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European TSOs launch Eurobar Initiative for Standardised Offshore Grids

Seven European transmission system operators have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the launch of Eurobar, an initiative for interconnecting offshore wind platforms across Europe. weiterlesen

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Siemens Energy and Amprion seal technology partnership for reliable and innovative grid management

ARESS innovation project contributes to grid control and stabilization, paving the way for the energy transition in Germany. weiterlesen

Offshore networking is the future

Dortmund-based transmission system operator Amprion presents Eurobar – a concept for networking offshore wind farms across Europe. weiterlesen

Amprion boosts European energy trading

Amprion has published its Market Report 2020, revealing how the electricity market in the Central Western Europe (CWE) region has developed between 2015 and 2019. weiterlesen