Commentaries to the figures

The following commentaries are specific annotations to the figures. Those are assorted corresponding to the categories in the data tool. Commentaries to the same category are displayed among each other.

 

CategoryCommentaries
Power GenerationIncluding electricity procured from power plants not owned by RWE that we can deploy at our discretion on the basis of long-term agreements. In fiscal 2012, it amounted to 25.2 billion kWh, of which 22.4 billion kWh were generated from hard coal.
Power plant capacityIncluding capacities of power stations not owned by RWE that we can deploy at our discretion on the basis of long-term agreements. As of 31 December 2012, these capacities amounted to 6,623 MW, of which 4,458 MW were based on hard coal.
CO2 emissions

Includes power stations not owned by RWE that we can deploy at our discretion on the basis of long-term agreements. In the year under review, they produced 21.1 million metric t of CO2 and were allocated certificates for 18.9 million metric t.

Based on the electricity production, not including emissions from biogenic fuels.

Scope 1: direct CO2 emissions from in-house sources (oil and gas production, gas transmission & electricity generation).

Scope 2: indirect CO2 emissions from the transmission and distribution of electricity purchased from third parties.

Scope 3: indirect CO2 emissions that do not fall under scope 1 or 2, produced through the generation of electricity procured from third parties, the transmission and distribution of electricity in third-party networks, the production and transmission of used fuel, as well as the consumption of gas sold to customers.

Pollutant emissionsNot included plant fired by gas from blast furnaces.
FuelsFiscal 2007 adjusted since “Our Responsibility.Report 2007”.
Fossil fuels used, without biomass
WasteOwing to a change in the rules the use of ash to refill disused opencast mines no longer counts as recycling as of 2010.
WaterDifference between power plant water withdrawals and returns to rivers and other surface waters excluding power plants with sea water cooling.
Reportable nuclear incidents at our nuclear power stations (INES)INES: International Nuclear Event Scale.
Workforce

FTE = Full-Time Equivalent: Converted to full-time positions.

2009 excluding Essent.

Occupational Health and SafetyLost Time Incident Frequency (Number of accidents leading to the loss of at least one person day per million working hours); from on 2012 including employees of partner companies.
CustomersNot included minority stakes.
External electricity & gas sales volume

2011 including gas trading

Including sales of the Renewables Division and of companies stated under ‘Other, consolidation’.

Financial figures

RWE Innogy was established in February 2008.

Countries rated lower than 60 on a scale of zero to 100 in the Corruption Perceptions Index by the anti-corruption organisation Transparency International, with 100 corresponding to the lowest risk of corruption.

Since 2008, EBITDA has also included operating income from investments.

Dividend/dividend paymentDividend proposal for RWE AG‘s 2012 fiscal year, subject to approval by the 18 April 2013 Annual General Meeting.
Value added

2007 adjusted as per the Annual Report 2008, 2006 excluding discontinued operations (American Water).

Only the taxes actually paid are included, not tax expenditure 2007 adjusted as per the Annual Report 2008, 2006 excluding discontinued operations (American Water).

2008 adjusted as per the Annual Report 2009, 2007 adjusted as per the Annual Report 2008, 2006 excluding discontinued operations (American Water), 2012 proposed dividend.