22.02.2019

Strengthening our position in 50Hertz while progressing well in key investments

Strengthening our position in 50Hertz while progressing well in key investments

Highlights 2018

  • Grid investments of €636.7 million in Belgium and €491.5 million in Germany to ensure a reliable, sustainable and affordable energy system that meets society’s demand for appropriate actions against global warming and climate change.
  • Very high system reliability (99.999%), benefitting 30 million end users.
  • Acquisition of an additional 20% stake in Eurogrid International in April 2018, resulting in full control over Eurogrid and a change in consolidation method.
  • Normalised Net profit up 38.0% to €280.8 million as a result of the acquisition of additional shares of Eurogrid, solid operational Performance and release of a legal claim provision in Germany together with the realisation of strategic Investments in Belgium.
  • Net profit (Elia Group share)1 up 32.0% to €275.2 Million.
  • Dividend of €1.66 will be proposed at the General Meeting on 21 May 2019.

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1 Net profit attributable to owners of ordinary shares (post non-controlling interest and post hybrid coupon)