Stories from the RWE History

"Three chimneys and a cigar"

This was the headline of the report by the newspaper "Heimatblick" covering the inauguration of the unit C turbine at Weisweiler power plant by the Minister of Economics Ludwig Erhard in 1955.

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Electricity for more than 10 million people.

50 years ago, unit A of the Frimmersdorf power plant came on stream.

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Heimbach power plant turns 100

Today, the oldest and certainly most beautiful power plant of RWE - the Heimbach power plant - celebrates its 100th anniversary.

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RWE and the electric car: A close relationship for 40 years

Electro-mobility can look back over a long tradition at RWE. Under the title "Battery-driven electric road vehicles", RWE started initial research and development work a good 40 years ago.

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