Energy – Despite Decline In Stable Earnings Situation

Energy consumption 2009 at lowest level since the early of 1970s Mulheim, March 12, 2010 – 2009 is the primary energy consumption in Germany decreased and was around 6.5 percent below that of last year. A significant reason for the unusually strong downward trend sees the international management consultancy bar field & Partner GmbH, which advises companies in the chemical and energy sector for 30 years, in the downward economic trend. Last year the consumption reached its lowest level since the early of 1970s. Whereas renewable energies to 4 percent could, fossil fuels had recorded significant decreases. Oil remained leader in the German energy mix, followed by stone or brown coal, natural gas and nuclear energy. On the corporate side, the industry experienced some changes. So, for example, RWE prevailed with its takeover offer for the Dutch Essent and Vattenfall entered for 8.5 million euros at Nuon.

Finally, even the acquisition was 26 percent of EWE shares by EnBW by the Federal Cartel Office durchgewunken by. View of Claus-Peter cash box, Managing Director of bar & Partner GmbH, the economic crisis in the energy industry will leave in 2010 yet their tracks: “the demand is not there, where it was before the crisis. Great sales or revenue jumps is not expected, unless because they result from the consolidation of ongoing in some segments. Sales side an electricity and gas provider will need to reinvent some is what ala natGAS the opportunity some fast and flexible companies, to make good market share. The medium-sized businesses in the energy trading will use his chances in 2010 and further consolidate. Extraordinary events left out, there should be an adequate year. Maybe is even the one or two medium-sized companies by a large corporation as distribution partners ‘discovered’, especially when it comes to the expansion of the consumer business. Be whether to expect another spectacular acquisitions “that remains to be seen, and is skeptical, especially since the banks are still very restrictive deal with their credit standards.” Since its founding in 1981, the Mulheim-based business and management advice bar field & Partner GmbH focuses their advisory activities on the recruitment of senior executives of first and second level.

In addition the support of businesses in the occupation of supervisory and advisory functions. In the context of mergers & acquisitions activity bar field & partner gives medium-sized companies and Group investments. Contact: bar & Partner GmbH international management consulting Annika Barenfeld Bahnstrasse 40 45468 Mulheim 0208 450 45 0 press contact: GB-the PublicityExperten Dr. Alfried large Ruhr stone 37 c 45133 Essen 0201 8419594