E.ON to link Tesla’s German Gigafactory to the grid

E.ON headquarters in Essen
FILE PHOTO: E.ON headquarters in Essen, Germany, March 15, 2017. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

March 26, 2020

(This March 25 story corrects after E.ON says it will not provide energy solutions to Tesla and has not been given 18 months to do it)

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – E.ON, Germany’s largest energy group, has been hired by Tesla to hook its planned Gigafactory near Berlin to the power grid, it said.

The grid connection will be done by EDIS Netz, a unit of E.ON, the company said.

(Reporting by Christoph Steitz; editing by Thomas Seythal)