Rus News Journal

Grossmann searches for the third

to the transaction on purchase British Energy the second-large power concern of Germany RWE can be involved Vattenfall

In the future plans to develop mainly abroad. In particular, interest is caused in it by the British operator of atomic power station British Energy for which absorption Germans, seemingly, search for now suitable ally.

more than half of all investments planned on the nearest five years in volume 30 mlrd euros will be enclosed in projects outside of Germany, has declared on Thursday at general meeting of shareholders of the power giant in Essen Jurgen Grossmann as it is specified in extended the day before a press - company release. Head RWE declared also that the concern net profit current 2008 will increase more than on 10 %.

By words g - on Grossmanna, Germany though remains for RWE the major market, however for the reasons antimonopolno - legislative character practically any more does not give to concern of prospects of the further development. For this reason the company intends to strengthen the international expansion. Jurgen Grossmann has specified that the concern purpose is reception by 2012 approximately 40-50 % of operational profit abroad whereas now this indicator equals 36 %.

We aspire to strengthen the presence at those countries which rates of increase exceed the average level and where powerful investment in an infrastructure " takes place; - has noted g - n Grossmann. Thus the concern means not in the last instance Russia and Turkey. Besides, RWE carries on negotiations and for participation in new projects on atomic power station building in Bulgaria and Romania.

to grow RWE assumes not only in electric power sector, but also in gas business. By 2012-2013 the volume nefte - and gazodobychi its affiliated company RWE Dea should be doubled. Besides, the concern expands the activity and in business with szhizhennym natural gas. In the market of gas of Germany RWE puts a problem to increase the share of end users with 8 to more than 10 %.

According to messages of mass-media to carry out absorption of the British operator of atomic power station British Energy, German giant RWE intends to create an alliance with the Swedish state power concern Vattenfall. As has informed on Thursday without references to the sources London The Times, RWE proposes marriage about purchase of the British company, and in case of a successful outcome transfers some stations to Swedes. RWE, Vattenfall and British Energy from comments while have refrained.

by attraction to the transaction of third participant RWE wants to fulfil the requirement of the government of Great Britain that the buyer has provided a competition in the market of the delivered atomic power station of the electric power, the newspaper writes. By data from informed circles, RWE has already made the indicative proposal for British Energy at a rate of almost 14 mlrd euro, however is thus under strong pressure from other applicants. Quickly intend to develop RWE and in a segment of renewed energy, planning to treble till 2012 here the capacities, having finished them to 4,5 MVt. We have all preconditions that, being one of the largest elektro - and gas concerns of Europe to be in the first row those who forms the power supply future - has confidently declared Jurgen Grossmann in the debut before shareholders.

simultaneously RWE plans to say goodbye with American a daughter - American Water. 40 % of this company should be sold within this month, is specified in extended by concern a press - release. As it is told in it further, RWE intend to realise controlling stock American Water this year.