Where do we come from?
|1873 ||The City of Mannheim takes over Mannheimer Gaswerk and places it under municipal management .|
|1888 ||The Käfertal waterworks commences operations. This marks the beginning of the central drinking water supply in Mannheim.|
|1889 ||The electricity works at the industrial port commences operations with an output of 3.5 megawatts. This marks the beginning of the electricity supply in Mannheim.|
|1900 ||The Luzenberg gasworks commences operations.|
|1906 ||The City of Mannheim takes over the electricity works.|
|1923 ||The Großkraftwerk (power plant) Mannheim (GKM) commences operations.|
|1958 ||Reorganisation of the waterworks company (WGM) as Gas- und Wasserwerke Rhein-Neckar (Rheinag)|
|1959 ||The inner city of Mannheim is connected to the district heating supply.|
|1962-66 ||Construction of the office building on Luisenring|
|1964 ||The Northern Heating and Power Plant (HKW Nord) commences operations on Friesenheim Island.|
|1974 ||The proprietary operations of the City of Mannheim are re-established as Mannheimer Versorgungs- und Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH with the subsidiaries SMA, RHE and MVG.|
|1986 ||The flue gas cleaning facility at HKW Nord commences operations.|
|1987 ||The district heating pipeline between Mannheim and Heidelberg commences operations. The route has a length of 13.6 km.|
|1990 ||An engineering agreement is signed with the City of Warsaw in respect of the renovation of the district heating supply.|
|1993||Compilation of the energy supply concept for Budapest.|
|1996 ||An energy saving analysis for the supply of district heating in Rumania is conducted by MVV Consulting.|
|1998||Realignment and renaming of SMA as MVV Energie AG.|
|1999||The stock market flotation means that MVV Energie AG is partially privatised in March.|
|2000 ||MVV Energie acquires a majority shareholding in Energieversorgung Offenbach AG (EVO). MVV Energie acquires 100 percent of the shares in Köthen Energie GmbH and 25.1 percent of the shares in Stadtwerke Buchen.|
|2001||MVV Energie AG acquires 49.9 percent shareholdings in Stadtwerke Solingen GmbH (SWS GmbH) and in Stadtwerke Ingolstadt Beteiligungen GmbH & Co. KG (SWI). |
MVV Energie acquires 85 percent of the shares in the municipal district heating company Teplarny Brno. In 2004, the Czech city of Brno exercises its right to repurchase the shares.
|2002||A consortium of Ruhrgas Energie Beteiligungs-AG and MVV ESCO Polska S.A. acquires 49.9 percent of the shares in the district heating supplier of the city of Stettin (Poland).|
|2003||Commencement of operations at the biomass power plants in Mannheim, Königs Wusterhausen and Wicker, as well of the new waste incinerator at the energy from waste plant in Mannheim. |
Commencement of operations at the first fuel cell in Mannheim.
|2004||MVV Energie takes over 51 percent of the shares in Stadtwerke Kiel.|
|2005||Formation of MVV Energiedienstleistungen GmbH and MVV Umwelt GmbH |
Capital increase about almost 10 %
Commencement of operations at the waste-to-energy plant TREA Leuna I
|2006||Formation of Shared service companies: |
24/7 Netze GmbH
24/7 United Billing GmbH
24/7 IT-Services GmbH
24/7 Metering GmbH
24/7 Trading GmbH
24/7 Insurance Services GmbH
MVV Energiedienstleistungen GmbH acquires IVB Immobilien Versorgung GmbH, Berlin and Industriepark Gersthofen Servicegesellschaft mbH & Co.KG (IGS)
|2007||Commencement of operations at the waste-to-energy plant TREA Leuna II|
Capital increase about almost 18 %
|2008||Launch of nationwide electricity and gas sales (Secura Energie GmbH) |
Refurbishment of head office building on Luisenring in Mannheim
Founding of MVV Environment Ltd. (London, UK).
Sale of MVV Polska
|2009||Launch of district heating expansion and concentration programme in Mannheim |
Start of construction work on district heating pipeline from Mannheim to Speyer
Shareholding in Stadtwerke Sinsheim
Launch of implementation phase for MVV 2020 strategy project
Launch of operations at new boiler no. 6 at cogeneration plant on Friesenheimer Island in Mannheim
|2010||MVV Energie successfully enters wind power market with acquisition of a wind farm in Plauerhagen (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern)|
Operations begin with the new district heating transit pipeline to Speyer (21km)
Foundation of Shared Services Center GmbH as the holding company for the Group's shared service companies
|2011||Contract awarded to build energy from waste plant in Plymouth/UK|
|2012||Energieversorgung Offenbach commences operations of the wind farm in Kirchberg (Hunsrück)|
Shareholding in Stadtwerke Walldorf
Construction start for energy from waste plant in Plymouth
Buyback of shares in Stadtwerke Solingen by City of Solingen
Acquisition of seven wind farms from Spanish energy company Iberdrola
Launch of operations of our first biomethane plant in Klein Wanzleben.
Project OptiMa: Optimising the energy from waste plant in Mannheim.
|2013||Germany's highest-capacity district heating storage facility is already being built on the site of the large power plant in Mannheim (GKM). |
Construction start for biomethane plant in Kroppenstedt (Sachsen-Anhalt)
Construction start for a biomass plant at Ridham Dock, UK.
|2014||Energieversorgung Offenbach launches operations at Hungerberg Wind Farm |
Construction of Stassfurt biomethane plant (Saxony-Anhalt)
Via MVV Enamic GmbH, MVV Energie AG acquires a 26 stake in the Luxembourg-based lighting specialist luminatis S.à.r.l.
MVV Energie takes over wind power project company Windwärts Energie GmbH
Acquisition of a 50.1 percent stake in the wind power project developer Juwi AG
Foundation of Beegy
Extension of the concession agreements with the City of Mannheim for a further 20 years
|2015||Launch of operations of Block 9 at the large power plant in Mannheim (Großkraftwerk Mannheim GKM)|
Launch of operations of biomethane plant in Staßfurt
Capital increas to 63.1 % at the juwi AG
Launch of operations of the energy from waste plant with combined heat and power (CHP) generation in Plymouth and the biomass power plant with CHP capability at Ridham Dock
Launch of operations of biomethane plant in Barby
|2016||Takeover of nine new wind turbines, especially at our internally developed windfarm in Freudenberg. As of 30 September 2016, our wind power portfolio comprised 196 MWe.|
MVV Umwelt singled out as one of the most resource-efficient companies in Baden-Württemberg.
Use of an environmentally-friendly flue gas cleaning process at our power plant in Leuna. This enables around 1,600 tonnes of additives and around 5,000 tonnes of CO2 to be saved each year.
Strategic decentralised energy supply partnership with Enerix aimed at jointly developing a nationwide network of specialist operators.
|2017||Strategic partnerships with DC-Datacenter-Group, Econ Solutions and Qivalo. Takeover of all the shares in beegy. |
Publication of our sustainability targets with binding and transparent target figures. Positive sustainability ratings received from oekom research and Carbon Disposure Projekt (CDP).
Contract signed in Dundee/Scotland to operate an existing waste-fired power plant and to build and operate a new, highly efficient plant.
Decision to connect the Friesenheimer Insel energy location to Mannheim’s district heating grid by 2020.
Our new corporate brand shows who we are: a dynamic company in a dynamic market.