E.ON UK Press Releases - January 2009

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E.ON has today announced its intention to reduce its workforce by 450 people, largely from its Retail division. The company will make every effort to achieve this reduction by voluntary redundancies wherever possible.

A group of volunteers from E.ON's Killingholme power station took the challenge of a lifetime when they donned parachutes and leapt out of an aeroplane at 13,000 feet to raise money for Action for Children. The daring foursome - Lee Read, Leo Doyle, Mandy

A new rural Cheshire transportation scheme is having a gas, courtesy of a £15,000 donation from E.ON's Holford Community fund. The Rural Car Scheme, set up last year, provides community transport for the parish of Byley, Cranage, Lostock, Gralam, Lack

E.ON has officially opened its new Engineering Academy, a training centre designed to overcome the skills shortage within the UK's power and engineering industry to deliver the workforce needed to keep the country's lights on and homes warm for years

RWE AG and E.ON AG have today announced the creation of a joint venture to develop new nuclear power stations in the UK.

E.ON has welcomed the news that it has received planning consent for its Camster wind farm in Caithness. The proposed wind farm, located between Lybster and Watten, will bring substantial construction contract opportunities to the Highlands region. The

Blyth, the UK's first offshore wind farm in Northumberland, is back up and running and producing power once again following restoration work by E.ON. The 4MW offshore wind farm has been out of action after the export power cable was damaged by the rocky

A group of volunteers from E.ON's Ironbridge power station spent a day in the great outdoors when they transformed an eco-garden at Coalbrookdale school in Shropshire. The eco-wildlife area, which sits in the grounds of the school, had become run down

Klaus G. Hammer has been appointed as Managing Director of Generation at E.ON UK.

A group of volunteers from E.ON's Coventry HQ spent a day celebrating when they completed the transformation of a woodland path at the National Trust wood at Baddesley Clinton. The path, which had become overgrown and rundown, was gradually refreshed