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  • News from the STEAG Group

    Here you will find all current news on important developments and projects of STEAG GmbH and its subsidiaries.


    Congratulations, STEAG Fernwärme!

    On October 20, the district heating supplier from Essen is 60 years young

    STEAG recovers energy from waste air

    Innovative system from the Aachen-based Group company Krantz produces electricity and heat from solvent vapors // Customer saves 100,000 euros in…

    Thyssengas natural gas transport pipeline between Datteln and Herne reaches new STEAG power plant

    Commissioning of the new combined cycle power plant will begin in summer 2021. A key prerequisite for this: connection to the natural gas transmission…

    Using waste heat and improving the carbon footprint

    STEAG and KRAFTBLOCK aiming in joint projects for market leadership in industrial waste heat utilization

    STEAG realigns itself

    End of coal-fired power generation in Germany accelerates ongoing reorientation of the company towards new businesses and markets // Transformation at…

    STEAG and Trianel expand solar operations in Germany

    STEAG subsidiary SENS to implement photovoltaic projects together with Trianel in Brandenburg and Rhineland-Palatinate

    STEAG scores with CHP bids

    In the current tender for CHP capacity, the energy company is awarded funding for four projects in Saarland and Thuringia.

    STEAG implements eight photovoltaic projects in Hungary

    Solar-energy subsidiary SENS will connect the solar parks to the grid by spring 2021

    District heating network expansion on schedule

    STEAG reaches important milestones in the first construction section

    STEAG puts fast charging station into service

    First system of this type in Saarbrücken gives electric vehicles shorter charging times

    STEAG opens training workshop in Herne

    New facility with an area of 900 square meters provides optimum learning conditions for trainees in commercial and technical professions

    STEAG invests in compressed air systems

    The Saarland-based subsidiary STEAG New Energies GmbH and Karl Uhl GmbH of Bochum have founded a joint venture company

    STEAG disappointed at rejection of urgent application

    Federal Constitutional Court ruling leaves question of constitutionality of Coal-fired Power Generation Termination Act (KVBG) unanswered

    Climate-friendly heating for the Saar region

    STEAG and the Entsorgungsverband Saar municipal waste disposal association are tapping the potential of the AVA Velsen waste-to-energy plant for…

    STEAG files urgent application with the German Federal Constitutional Court

    For the closure auction for hard coal fired power plants taking place at the beginning of September, the Essen-based energy company is seeking to have…

    An important first step

    STEAG welcomes National Hydrogen Strategy and hopes for rapid implementation

    “A patchwork, not a grand design”

    Joachim Rumstadt, Chairman of the Board of Management of STEAG GmbH, is critical of the Coal-fired Power Generation Termination Act

    STEAG publishes sustainability report

    Social responsibility as the basis of corporate success

    Solar energy for Essen’s drinking water supplies

    STEAG subsidiary SENS constructs a photovoltaic system for Essen’s waterworks

    STEAG solar power continues to grow under the Spanish sun

    SENS constructs a further 180 MWp in Andalusia

    STEAG: Strategic repositioning progressing well

    • Group profit significantly increased
    • 45 million euros profit transfer to shareholder
    • Green rating achieved
    • CO2 emissions further reduced


    STEAG invests in Industry 4.0

    Group subsidiary STEAG Solar Energy Solutions acquires service provider specialising in energy data management

    STEAG reorganizes its management team

    Supervisory Board appoints three new directors for the Essen-based energy company

    STEAG support for special initiative during coronavirus pandemic

    Message of hope and inspiration projected onto the stack of STEAG’s power plant in Herne

    STEAG flies the flag against racism

    The Group supports the International Weeks against Racism in March

    STEAG building for the future of energy

    New Combined Cycle Power Plant in Herne will be flexible, efficient and resource-friendly

    1,500 euros for a good cause

    STEAG trainees present donation to the Ronald McDonald House in Essen

    STEAG provides climate-friendly geothermal energy in Erding

    Investment of 7.8 million euros will save 13,000 tonnes of CO2 per year in future

    STEAG to build training workshop in Herne

    Energy group will train young professionals in modern facilities at its Forellstraße location in Herne from July 2020.

    STEAG continues to grow on the renewable energy market

    Group subsidiary SENS to develop major photovoltaic project in Sicily

    HydroHub-Fenne to become a Real-World Laboratory

    Economics Minister Altmaier: The STEAG power plant site in the Saarland is a future building block for the successful energy revolution in Germany

    Living Labs for the Energy Transition: Partner network tests new battery technology

    Led by High Performance Battery Technology and STEAG, eight partners are taking part in the ideas competition staged by the German Federal Ministry of…

    STEAG strengthens its position in the growth market of renewable energies

    The Essen-based energy company acquires GILDEMEISTER energy solutions

    Energy transition applied: Storage facility saves time and money when expanding the grid

    STEAG wind farm in Ullersdorf, Brandenburg, set to become a living lab

    EU sponsors 20 million project by STEAG Fernwärme Essen

    District Vice President Milk: “A clear signal for climate protection in North Rhine-Westphalia”

    Energy transition applied: Four partners test hydrogen production in the Saarland

    Essen. With the phase-out of nuclear power production in 2022 and the planned end of coal-fired power generation in 2038, one thing is certain: Wind…

    STEAG’s strategy pays

    • Earnings from normal operations exceed forecast
    • Group result in the black
    • 45 million euro profit transfer
    • Profitable overseas activities support…

    STEAG designs and constructs new plant as EPC contractor

    Ruhr Oel invests millions in modern steam supply system

    Electricity from a container

    In New Delhi, STEAG presents NRW Minister of Economic Affairs Pinkwart resource-conserving power generation for the Indian market


    STEAG Energy Services wins nuclear decommissioning contract in Switzerland

    STEAG Energy Services, the services subsidiary of STEAG, and Kraftanlagen Heidelberg will be working together to dismantle the core internals of the…

    Ministerpräsident Tobias Hans starts up STEAG’s 20 MW electrode boiler

    New flexibility for the electricity system // Electrode boiler is a smart contribution to the energy transition in Germany // Unique combination of…

    STEAG exceeds its earnings forecast

    • STEAG 2022 transformation program systematically implemented
    • EBIT rises by 60 percent to 197 million euros
    • Consolidated result well in the black at 59…

    STEAG registers Lünen power plant for final closure

    STEAG no longer sees any economic prospects for the hard coal-fired generating units 6 and 7 in Lünen. One power plant unit in Völklingen, Saarland,…

    STEAG secures Allianz Global Investors as partner for wind farms in France

    Retaining a 51 percent stake, STEAG remains majority shareholder and continues to be in charge of commercial and technical management of the wind…

    STEAG acquires specialist for high quality ventilation system solutions

    With the long-established Krantz brand, STEAG is strengthening its nuclear engineering division and expanding its international market presence

    STEAG sells minority stake in subsidiary STEAG Fernwärme to MEAG

    The new partner will enable faster growth for STEAG Fernwärme

    STEAG subsidiary Mingas-Power moves forward with mining heap wind power project

    Project partners inaugurate 12 MW Kohlenhuck Wind Farm high above Moers // Investment volume 20 million euros // Third wind farm on RAG mining heap


    STEAG takes over second waste to energy facility from Vattenfall

    Contractual closing for IKW Rüdersdorf completed // Employees will be taken over

    STEAG Fernwärme is a partner to the InnovationCity roll out in Gelsenkirchen

    STEAG is the heating supplier to three InnovationCity projects // Climate protection report confirms: district heating has the best ratio of ecology…

    Udo Wichert confirmed as President of industry association AGFW

    Combined heat and power and district heating as system solutions for cities and conurbations // Lack of legal certainty slows down necessary…

    Fall in electricity price places a burden on STEAG

    Future program produces first successes

    End comes after 47 years: Voerde power plant taken out of service

    One of Germany's largest hard coal fired power plants is taken off the grid //

    Employee program 'Out of work, into work' successful // Dismantling…