Press Releases 2023

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 Offshore platforms manufacturing in Papenburg: Meyer Werft does steel construction ​

​​The Papenburg shipyard will benefit from the major contract: Meyer Werft has been awarded the the majority of the steel construction work for four Amprion converter platforms. Amprion Offshore GmbH had commissioned Dragados Offshore and Siemens Energy to build the platforms. The consortium has now awarded parts of the production to Meyer Werft.

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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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Prysmian selected as preferred bidder for BalWin1, BalWin2 and DC34 power transmission cable projects

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been selected by Amprion as preferred bidder for the two Offshore Grid Connection Systems BalWin1 and BalWin2 and the underground cable project DC34.

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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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The cover of the 2022 Sustainability Report in a horizontal format

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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