Short facts about RWE

With its two operational business fields, Conventional Power Generation and Energy Trading, RWE AG is indispensable for the functioning of the entire energy system and for security of supply in Europe. Our third pillar is our majority shareholding in RWE International SE.

RWE Generation currently has one of the most modern and efficient power plant fleets in Europe – with a strong presence in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands. Our trading division RWE Supply & Trading is a leading energy trading company in Europe and is active on the global trading markets for energy and energy-related commodities. In spite of difficult framework conditions, RWE AG makes an important contribution to stabilising the European energy system.

Business areas

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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 ...

Customers