FROM YESTERDAY TO TODAY TO TOMORROW!
The HERON Group was founded on the premise of bringing the power of energy into your hands. Since then, it has proceeded steadily on a rising course and continues to grow with uninterrupted strength – for a future full of energy.
Change of corporate name to “HERON ENERGY SERVICES SOCIETE ANONYME”, with the distinctive title “HERON ENERGY S.A.”, thus marking the evolution of HERON into an integrated group of energy companies with an even greater presence in the industries of “green” energy.
The liberalisation of the natural gas market as of 1/1/2018 makes HERON THERMOELECTRIC S.A. a decisive player in the market of natural gas supply to residential users.
HERON THERMOELECTRIC S.A. is granted a licence to increase its supply capacity from 250MW to 500MW.
HERON THERMOELECTRIC S.A. enters the electricity supply market for non-interconnected islands.
QATAR PETROLEUM INTERNATIONAL (QPI), a subsidiary of QATAR PETROLEUM (QP), enters the shareholder structure of the HERON Group, through HERON II VOIOTIA THERMAL POWER PLANT S.A.
HERON THERMOELECTRIC S.A. is granted a licence to increase its supply capacity from 128MW to 250MW.
HERON THERMOELECTRIC S.A. is awarded a licence to supply natural gas and becomes a decisive player in the market of natural gas supply to businesses.
The “HERON II” power station becomes operational and connects to the Hellenic Electricity Transmission System.
HERON THERMOELECTRIC S.A. and HERON II VOIOTIA THERMAL POWER PLANT S.A. are registered to the users’ registry of the National Natural Gas Transmission System of Greece. The liberalisation of the natural gas market is now a reality.
ENGIE, formerly GDFSUEZ, the largest electricity production company worldwide, becomes a shareholder of the HERON Group.
Establishment of HERON II VOIOTIA THERMAL POWER PLANT S.A. and construction of HERON II, the second gas-fuelled power plant with a 435MW capacity; its facilities are situated outside Thiva, Prefecture of Voiotia.
HERON THERMOELECTRIC S.A. begins supplying electricity to businesses and private individuals, thanks to its licence to supply electricity of 128MW capacity to clients, which the company has already officially held since 2004.
Establishment of HERON THERMOELECTRIC S.A. (formerly HERON THERMOELECTIC G.P.) as subsidiary of the GEK – TERNA Group; the company’s principal activity is the production and supply of electricity.
The power plant HERON I, with a total capacity of 147MW, begins operation. This date essentially marks the beginning of the liberalisation of electricity production in Greece.
HERON I, the first gas-fuelled power plant, enters its construction phase outside Thiva, Prefecture of Voiotia.
Establishment of HERON THERMOELECTRIC G.P., a subsidiary of the GEK – TERNA Group; its principal activity is the production of electricity.
Here you will find landmark moments in the history of the group.
The transition to the new era of clean energy revolution becomes a reality through the launching of the innovative HERON EN.A. program.
HERON and Schneider Electric jointly create the “Eco-Advisor”, an innovative service that uses smart IoT technologies to optimize the energy performance of businesses.
COLLABORATION BETWEEN HERON AND KOTSOVOLOS
The beginning of the collaboration with KOTSOVOLOS. All consumers are given the opportunity to subscribe to HERON at the network of KOSTOVOLOS stores.
Consumers are offered a low-cost integrated solution for connecting their homes to the Natural Gas network, with 24-month interest-free financing for the installation of a new boiler or the replacement of an old boiler system.
COLLABORATION BETWEEN HERON AND ΜΕL
Announcement of strategic partnership with Macedonian Paper Mills (MEL) on the path for the liberalization of the domestic High-Voltage electricity market.
Households and businesses are offered the ability to consume electricity generated exclusively from Renewable Energy Sources.
200,000 LOW-VOLTAGE CUSTOMERS
HERON surpasses 200,000 customers, adapts itself flexibly to market needs and builds stable trust relationships with consumers.
Promoting electromobility and cleaner energy forms through the development of green programs for owners of electric cars.
Launching of EcoRoof, which gives all consumers the opportunity to install photovoltaic systems, with direct calculation of financial benefits and interest-free financing.
Provision of online calculator so consumers can be aware of the impact of their lifestyles on the environment.
300 ASSOCIATED STORES
HERON expands by developing physical service locations all over Greece, thus proving its customer-oriented approach in practice.
The competing programs of the HERON Group are now available from the SPEEDEX branch network.
1st THESSALONIKI STORE
Inaugurates the first HERON store in Thessaloniki!
1st ATHENS STORE
The first HERON store in Athens opens its doors to the public!
HERON collaborates with ENGIE Hellas and Direct Solutions to launch the first corporate car sharing service in the Greek market.
200 AUTHORISED ASSOCIATES
HERON becomes a point of reference in the energy market, thanks to its 200 authorised associates all over Greece.
HERON – GREEN STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
Joining their long experience, the two companies unite forces in order to solidify their presence in different sectors of the energy market.
SHARE THE LIGHT
HERON launches the first online platform for energy microfinancing in Greece.
HERON, in collaboration with BRAINBOX, expands the use of electric bikes in Attica.
HERON – ELINOIL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
HERON and ELINOIL announce the beginning of a strategic partnership for supplying electricity and natural gas to the Greek market.
10,000 LOW VOLTAGE CLIENTS
HERON breaks the barrier of 100,000 clients in the retail market!
NIGHT CHARGE 24/7 FOR BUSINESS
The 24/7 Night Charge supply programme extends to businesses.
NIGHT CHARGE 24/7
HERON is the first supplier to provide a Night Charge programme 24/7, for all time.
HERON – OPAP PARTNERSHIP
The competitive programmes offered by the HERON Group become available in selected OPAP shops.
HERON opens a store at Heraklion, Crete.
HERON – WIND PARTNERSHIP
The competitive programmes offered by the HERON Group become available in WIND’s network of stores.
HERON launches its first store in the area of the two power plants, at Thiva.