|Business areas||Operation and post-operation and decommissioning of RWE’s nuclear facilities.|
|Facts about the company||Germany has made the fundamental decision for its society to phase out energy production from nuclear power stations by the end of 2022. Until the legally defined shutdown dates, RWE Nuclear GmbH’s nuclear power plants will help to maintain CO2-free security of supply in Germany as a flexible partner to renewable energy sources. The Act on the Reorganisation of Responsibility for Nuclear Waste Disposal, which entered into force in June 2017, has redefined responsibilities for the decommissioning and dismantling of nuclear power plants, as well as for the disposal of radioactive waste. It stipulates that power plant operators are responsible for their decommissioning and dismantling, as well as for the correct packaging of radioactive waste. The government is responsible for providing for and financing its temporary and final storage.|
|Locations & Directions||Essen, Germany (headquarters)
Other sites: Biblis, Lingen, Gundremmingen, Mülheim-Kärlich
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Nuclear energy – from power generation to decommissioning power plants
RWE Nuclear GmbH is responsible for the nuclear energy business of the RWE Group. With more than 1,300 employees, the company's business is the operation and management of nuclear power plants and the management of shareholdings. By mid-April 2023, the Emsland nuclear power plant in Lingen will provide a capacity of around 1,330 megawatts. In addition, RWE Nuclear GmbH ensures the post-operation, decommissioning and legally required dismantling of nuclear power plants as well as the proper packaging of radioactive waste. The company is a fully owned subsidiary of RWE AG, is operationally managed by RWE Power AG and is headquartered in Essen.