Württemberg

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Würt·tem·berg

 (wûr′təm-bûrg′, vür′təm-bĕrk′)
A historical region and former kingdom of southwest Germany. A duchy after 1495, it became a kingdom in 1806 and joined the German Empire in 1871.
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Württemberg

(ˈvɜːtəmˌbɜːɡ; German ˈvyrtəmbɛrk)
n
(Placename) a historic region and former state of S Germany; since 1952 part of the state of Baden-Württemberg
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Würt•tem•berg

(ˈwɜr təmˌbɜrg; Ger. ˈvür təmˌbɛrk)

n.
a former state in SW Germany: now part of Baden-Württemberg.
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11 November 2014 - German utility holding company EnBW Energie Baden Wuerttemberg AG (FRA:EBK) is in discussions with financial investors regarding the divestment of its 49% stake in the Baltic 2 offshore wind park, chief financial officer Thomas Kusterer stated before reporters today.
The Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe yesterday ruled on appeals brought by the owners of one-room pubs in the states of Baden Wuerttemberg and Berlin.
| Arab News StaffGermany enjoys excellent reputation as a successful exporter and that Baden Wuerttemberg is proud of its role as a major contributor to this success story.
6 August 2013 - German utility EnBW Energie Baden Wuerttemberg AG (ETR:EBK) is not likely to offload its gas and power networks under its EUR2.7bn (USD3.6bn) asset disposal plan as the operations make stable profits, Heinz Seiffert, chairman of EnBW's shareholder OEW, told Reuters today.
It is controlled by WestLB, Landesbank Baden Wuerttemberg (LB BW), the Land Schleswig Holstein and the Sparkassen und Giroverband Schleswig-Holstein (SGV).
The German state of Baden Wuerttemberg said on November 15 it was currently only talking to French state-owned electricity company Electricite de France (EdF) about selling a 25.1% stake in its EnBW utility.
11 July 2014 - Italian oil and gas major Eni SpA (BIT:ENI) on Friday said it had agreed to shed its 50% stake in German gas grid joint venture EnBW Eni Verwaltungsgesellschaft (EEV) to its JV partner EnBW Energie Baden Wuerttemberg AG (ETR:EBK).
14 June 2013 - German utility EnBW Energie Baden Wuerttemberg AG (ETR:EBK) plans to boost its asset sale programme by EUR1bn (USD1.3bn) to EUR2.5bn, local newspaper Handelsblatt reported today, without unveiling the source of its information.
A German delegation comprising 17 companies from Baden Wuerttemberg and headed by Hartmut Reichl, director general at the German Ministry of Finance and Economics, left the Kingdom Tuesday after visiting Riyadh and the Eastern Province to promote their products and boost bilateral trade relations.
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German development bank Landeskreditbank Baden- Wuerttemberg (L-Bank), has set a final size on its three-year, euro-denominated, bond at EUR1.5bn.
Potential partners include Czech utility CEZ AS (PRG:BAACEZ), Germany's Enbw Energie Baden Wuerttemberg AG (ETR:EBK), Czech energy group Energeticky a Prumyslovy Holding AS (EPH) and financial group KKCG, the city added.