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Successful past and promising future - the most important milestones in summary

July 1, 2018

OpenEP moves its offices to Zurich-City.


October 1, 2015

Independent energy procurement enterprise with comprehensive services and well equipped for the development of market needs.


October 1, 2014 

As an answer to the pending liberalisation of the natural gas market, Erdgas Ostschweiz AG decided to rethink its traditional structures. The operational and legal separation of network operations and procurement represented a major cornerstone to the reorganisation process in this respect.

The aim was to create a strong competence centre for natural gas procurement and trading as well as the whole range of associated services. With the foundation of the subsidiary, Open Energy Platform AG, Erdgas Ostschweiz AG has created a strong unit with a modern business model, which is proactively preparing itself for the requirements of a liberalised natural gas market.


September 30, 2014

The purchasing and trading department was hived off from Erdgas Ostschweiz AG and transferred to a new, independent subsidiary under the name Open Energy Platform AG (OpenEP).