RWE npower is a leading UK energy company and is part of the RWE Group, one of Europe’s leading electricity and gas companies.
We serve around 5.4 million residential and business customers with electricity, gas and energy services. Through RWE Generation, we operate and manage a flexible portfolio of coal, oil, biomass and gas-fired power stations, producing more than 10% of the electricity used in Great Britain. We also manage a portfolio of cogeneration plant.
RWE is one of Europe's five leading electricity and gas companies, active in the generation, trading, transmission and supply of electricity and gas. More than 70,000 employees supply over 16 million customers with electricity and around 8 million customers with gas. In the 2011 financial year RWE recorded about €51.6 billion in revenue.
We supply electricity, gas and other energy related services to around 5.4 million residential and business customer accounts.
Through RWE Generation we operate and manage a flexible portfolio of coal, oil, biomass and gas-fired power stations across the UK, with the capacity to generate around 11,000 MW.
Cogeneration is the simultaneous generation of electricity and useful heat from a single fuel source. npower cogen is one of the UK's leading developers of industrial cogeneration schemes.
Investment in new power stations
Over the past five years RWE has invested over £5 billion in new generation infrastructure, building modern and more efficient power stations, as well as renewable energy technologies, to help secure the UK’s future energy supplies.
The UK has a huge amount of renewable resources, including the best wind resources in Europe. RWE Innogy UK is one of the UK's leading renewable energy.