Germany’s largest gas importer The escape from the crisis continues. Controversial gas overloadThe customer pays for this – it can cost an additional 2.8 cents per kilowatt hour. However, it should not come into force until October. The ailing energy company wants to bridge the time until then. unipar Another cash injection.
The company has grown to further stabilize itself KfW credit facility (Promotion bank credit institution for reconstruction) Uniper spoke of the demand for more than 4 billion euros on Monday in Düsseldorf.
With 2 billion euros received on Monday, an existing credit line of 9 billion euros so far is available Federal State The KfW bank was completely exhausted, it said. The group is not only burdened by high purchase prices, but also in particular by energy exchange Collateral must be deposited.
Uniper applied for state aid in July and was promised it two weeks later. KfW credit line fixed part rescue packageDüsseldorf group has to use the Baltic Sea pipeline because Russian deliveries are throttling Answer Section 1 Buy more expensive gas on the market to fulfill contracts.
In addition, for a large part of the spot market Pay a deposit for the quantity purchased. Both lead to liquidity problems. The group plays a central role in the German energy supply and supplies more than 100 municipal utilities and industrial company,
“Mother” forum talks to the Finnish state
listed company UniparSE End of 2016 due to outsourcing of conventional power generation pennies, gas, Hydropower (non-nuclear) and global energy business from the energy supplier aeon Created**.**As of March 2020, Uniper is majority owned by Finnish energy company Lock.
“As long as energy prices in Europe rise, the need for liquid funds will also increase,” said Uniper Boss. Klaus-Dieter Maubach According to notification. When the half-year figures were presented in mid-August, Uniper had only drawn on the KfW credit line with 5 billion euros – less than two weeks later this was already exhausted.
The KfW loans are only intended to cover Uniper’s financial needs until the group can pass on most of its increased costs to its customers via a gas surcharge from October 1st. Group works together federal government one is still “under high pressure” to find a permanent solution to the emergency, it said on Monday.
Fortum, Unipar’s parent company, is in talks with the company about possible financial support. finnish state, which owns more than 50 percent of Fortum. Fortum currently owns 78 percent of Uniper.
Fortum said on Monday morning in Helsinki that the group still had sufficient financial resources to cover current needs. However, the company is also in talks with the Finnish government in order to secure its liquidity needs if energy prices continue to rise sharply.
After widespread criticism, the federal government is working according to the federal government Federal Minister of Economics Robert Habeck To change the gas surcharge rules. Habaek IM ZDF: He wants to prevent companies from benefiting from the levy that they do not need financially. among other things, bavaria party (Fürstenfeldbruck) There is also a potential conflict of interest with the ex-FDP President Philip Roesler Estimated **, ** today member of the supervisory board and board of directors of the Finnish energy company Fortum World Economic Forum WEF.
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