Short facts about RWE

RWE is one of Europe’s five leading electricity and gas companies. Through our expertise in oil, gas and lignite production; electricity generation from gas, coal, nuclear and renewables; energy trading as well as electricity and gas distribution and sales; we are active at all stages of the energy value chain. Around 66,000 employees supply over 16 million electricity customers and nearly eight million gas customers with energy, both reliably and at fair prices. In fiscal 2013, we recorded €54 billion in revenue.

Europe is our market: in terms of sales, we are No. 3 in electricity and No. 5 in gas. In Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, we are among the largest suppliers of both fuels. In the Czech Republic, we are No. 1 in the gas business. We also have leading positions in other markets in Central Eastern Europe.

Business areas

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Production

Factoring in of social responsibility (resettlement), sustainable recultivation and environmental protection; social standards to be upheld in ...

Production
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Power and heat generation

Operation of power stations based on lignite, coal, gas, nuclear power, renewable energies and to a lesser extent on waste and oil; use of ...

Power Generation
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Supply and trading

The supply and trading of electricity, gas, coal, oil, CO2 certificates and biomass-based renewables in physical and derivative forms; economic ...

Supply and trading
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Transmission and Distribution

Operation and maintenance of a 404,200 km electricity distribution grid (0.4 - 110 kV) and an 91,500 km gas distribution grid (0.02–70 bar); ...

Transmission and Distribution
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Products & Services

Supply of electricity to 16 million residential and commercial customers and gas to 8 million residential and commercial customers; supply of ...

Products & Services