Tag: Vienna


Geothermal energy to ‘energize’ Vienna venue

Renovation starts at Ernst-Happel-Stadion

The redecoration work of the Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna, Austria, began recently. With the use of geothermal power and photovoltaic (PV) cell, the arena will become self-sufficient in energy production. ‘TGA’ stated that in November 2023, the Vienna City Council decided to convert the Ernst... » Read more


OVG Vienna project run into rough weather

Set back for OVG and the arena in Vienna

The entertainment company Oak View Group (OVG) has expressed its disappointment after an Austrian court revoked the decision to award it the contract to build and run a new “world-class” arena in Vienna (Austria). ‘IQ’ stated that the OVG was identified as the ‘best bidder’ in July this... » Read more


Vienna venue sustainable energy initiatives

Ernst-Happel-Stadium would like to be most energy efficient stadium

The City of Vienna is helping the Ernst-Happel-Stadium in Vienna, Austria, to switch to sustainable energy. ‘City of Vienna’ stated that come 2024, a photovoltaic (PV) system will be installed on the roof to make the stadium self-sufficient in electricity production the whole year through. Once... » Read more


OVG lands ambitious Vienna venue project

OVG to build arena in Vienna

The Oak View Group (OVG), the parent company to Pollstar and its sister publication VenuesNow, has won the bid for its next big European arena project: A new 20,000-capacity building in the Austrian capital of Vienna, the gateway between Western and Eastern Europe, according to the OVG head honcho... » Read more


Vienna’s ubercool tennis experience!

Tennis2Go in Vienna

The organizers of the ATP 500 tournament in Vienna (capital of Austria) are raring to go with their novel Tennis2Go event – which offers world-class tennis in the middle of the City on the grounds of the Vienna Ice Skating Club at Heumarkt (Austria). The financial services company Erste Bank... » Read more


Vienna arena construction delay angers Opp

Austria Vienna Arena update June 2020

The planned Wien Holding Arena in Vienna (capital of Austria) will – in all likelihood – go off the ground only in 2026. Till then, the Wiener Stadthalle will have to run the show. This piece of news has not gone down well with the Opposition. The current Wiener Stadthalle no longer fully meets... » Read more


Vienna plans to overhaul sports facilities

Austria Wien Sportstaettenentwicklungsplan

Seventy percent of Vienna’s (Austria) sports facilities are in urgent need of undergoing rehabilitation work. The City is planning to inject 150 million euros for the refurbishment work and for constructing four new structures. ‘Heute’ reported that Sports Councilor Peter Hacker of the Social... » Read more


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