E.ON launches 430 MW power plant in Slovakia

10th January 2011, Comments 0 comments

German energy giant E.ON said Monday it had launched a combined-cycle gas-fired power plant in western Slovakia with output reaching 430 megawatts.

Since the launch of construction in 2008, E.ON has invested 400 million euros ($516 million) in the plant, which will employ 30 people.

The power plant in the small town of Malzenice could provide energy for 600,000-900,000 households in the 5.5-million country, the company said in a press release.

E.ON is a 40-percent shareholder in the Zapadoslovenska energetika company supplying electricity to western Slovakia.

© 2011 AFP

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