Power and heat generation
Power and heat generation (14,700 FTE 1)
Swift and sustainable reductions in our CO2 emissions; more efficient electricity generation; a more flexible generation portfolio.
Operation of power stations based on lignite, coal, gas, nuclear power, renewable energies and to a lesser extent on waste and oil; use of pumped-storage and run-of-river power plants
Electricity generation 2011: 205.7 TWh2 in %
74.1 TWh lignite
47.8 TWh hard coal
34.3 TWh nuclear power
38.5 TWh gas
8.8 TWh renewables
2,2 TWh Others3
1) FTE = full-time equivalents; other employees: 6,700 FTE
2) Including electricity procured from power stations not owned by RWE that we can deploy at our discretion on the basis of long-term agreements. In fiscal 2011 this amounted to 22.9 billion kWh, of which 20.8 billion kWh were from hard coal.
3) Pumped-storage and oil-fired power stations and waste incineration plants