Earlier this month, Eon announced its plans to raise €15bn over three years to pay off debt and fund an expansionary drive outside Europe.
Just three weeks into that three-year period, the company has already made its first move, selling its 3.5 per cent stake in Gazprom for €3.4bn.
In the first of a new series of readers’ Q&A sessions, Sara Vaughan, Eon UK’s head of energy policy and regulation, took on the burning questions you wanted answering. Eon is Germany’s biggest power company and is heavily involved in the UK market.
In the second part of the session, Sara discusses the obstacles to building new nuclear plants, how the UK measures up on low-carbon technology and the limitations of a carbon floor price. Read more
In the first of a new series of readers’ Q&A sessions, Sara Vaughan, Eon UK’s head of energy policy and regulation, took on the burning questions you wanted answering. Below are her thoughts on how the UK measures up on low-carbon energy, the limitations of a carbon floor price and why the carbon reduction commitment might be better off as a tax. Read more
At a time when the UK business community is pretty united in its outrage about the government’s move to turn the carbon reduction commitment into a tax, Eon UK’s head of energy policy has stepped out of line to say why she thinks the move might carry some benefit. Read more
Many thanks for all your questions for Sara Vaughan, Eon UK’s head of regulation and energy policy. Her answers will appear on this site on Friday.
Next week, the executive facing a grilling by Energy Source readers will be Ditlev Engel, chief executive of Vestas, the world’s biggest maker of wind turbines. Read more
Starting next week, Energy Source is bringing back its reader Q&A sessions. This is a chance for you to ask the bigwigs of the energy industry anything you could possibly want.
First up in the hotseat is Eon’s Sara Vaughan, their UK director of regulation and energy policy. Read more