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