lundin Energy AB (“Lundin energy” or “the enterprise”) is glad currently instructions for the second half of 2022where the company is renamed OrrOn Energy and includes only Lundin Energy’s renewable energy. A webcast presentation with a question and answer meeting will be held today at 5:00 p.m. CEST to present the guidelines and conduct a company discussion overview to the Orron energy.
corporate strategy and market oroutlook
Orrön Energy will be a pure-play renewable company with high-quality, low-cost renewable energy assets in Scandinavia. Orrön Energy will have a strong portfolio of liquid assets, no debt and up to MUSD 180 in financial capacity to fund further growth and mergers and acquisitions. Demand for renewable energy in Europe is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, while electricity prices are expected to remain strong. Not only does power generation and transmission require significant investment and growth, but the technology to decarbonize energy systems is still in its infancy. Orrön Energy intends to capitalize on these opportunities; with the aim of creating value through the energy transition, with an acquisition and organic growth strategy.
Orrön Energy will start trading on Nasdaq Stockholm on June 23, 2022, initially under the ticker “LUNE” from Lundin Energy pending the registration of the approved name change to Orrön Energy (ticker: ORRON), which is expected to occur on July 1, 2022 .
Forecast for the second half of 2022
GInstructions 2H 20221
net power generation2
1All figures given in this guide are approximate
2Assuming average meteorological conditions
3Excluding benefits in kind, including MUSD 4 for legal expenses in Sudan
Fully funded with up to MUSD 180 financially capacity for acquisitions
Orrön Energy will have MUSD 130 in cash and no debt to commence on July 1, 2022, which will more than cover the expected future capital cost of around MUSD 100 for the Karskruv project. The Company intends to set up credit facilities that could add MUSD 100-150 in additional capacity, providing up to MUSD 180 in liquidity for acquisitions.
power generation and Ooperation ceast
Net electricity generation for the second half of 2022, assuming average meteorological conditions, is estimated at approximately 150 gigawatt hours (“GWh”), increasing to approximately 600 GWh per year from 2024 when all committed projects are expected to be fully operational. Operating costs are budgeted at around USD 2 million for the second half of 2022 and long-term operating costs from 2024 onwards are expected to remain around EUR 10 per megawatt hour.
capital city eexpenditure
The investment forecast for the second half of 2022 is around MUSD 20 and mainly relates to the Karskruv wind farm project in Sweden. Karskruv is expected to be operational by the end of 2023 and will contribute 290 GWh to Orrön Energy’s annual net electricity generation. As the property is in the SE4 price region in southern Sweden, it makes an important contribution to the company’s growth plans.
G&A and legal expenses in Sudan
General and administrative expenses are expected to be around 3MUSD for the second half of 2022, excluding non-cash items. The management team has been largely acquired from Lundin Energy and is positioned to steer future growth and pursue M&A opportunities from the outset.
The Sudanese legal case remains with Orron Energy and the company denies any allegations of wrongdoing by any of its representatives and will continue to vigorously defend itself. Legal costs related to defending the Company and its representatives are expected to be approximately MUSD 4 in the second half of 2022.
Today at 17:00 CEST, a webcast presentation will take place where incoming CEO Daniel Fitzgerald and incoming CFO Espen Hennie will provide guidance and a corporate overview for Orrön Energy, followed by a question and answer session. Registration for the webcast presentation is possible under the following link:
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