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RWE is an electricity and gas company that generates, distributes, and sells electricity, as well as produces, distributes, and sells gas. It operates through Offshore Wind, Onshore Wind / Solar, Hydro / Biomass / Gas, Supply and Trading, and Coal / Nuclear segments. The company operates power stations based on lignite, coal, gas, nuclear power, renewable energies, and hydro and biomass, and pumped-storage and run-of-river power plants, as well as generates heat. It is also involved in the supply and trade of electricity, gas, coal, oil, CO2 certificates, and biomass-based renewables in physical and derivative forms. RWE  offers its products and services to residential and commercial customers, industrial and corporate customers, and distributors.

HQEssen, DE

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)19,498(-1%)
Job Openings639
Revenue (FY, 2020)€13.7 B(+5%)
Share Price (Oct 2021)€31
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at RWE

Rolf Martin Schmitz

Rolf Martin Schmitz

Chief Executive Officer
Markus Krebber

Markus Krebber

Chief Executive Officer
Frank Bsirske

Frank Bsirske

Member of the Supervisory Board
Werner Brandt

Werner Brandt

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Catherine Wainwright

Catherine Wainwright

Chief Operating Officer Principal Investments
Michael Bochinsky

Michael Bochinsky

Member of the Supervisory Board
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RWE Office Locations

RWE has offices in Essen, Dresden, Hamburg, Hannover and in 28 other locations
Essen, DE (HQ)
RWE Platz 1
Dresden, DE
Industriestraße 65
Essen, DE
Ernestinenstraße 60
Essen, DE
Gildehofstraße 1
Essen, DE
Hollestraße 7A
Essen, DE
Huyssenallee 2
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RWE Financials and Metrics

RWE Revenue

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RWE's revenue was reported to be €13.69 b in FY, 2020 which is a 4.3% increase from the previous period.

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RWE's current market capitalization is €20.9 b.
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RWE Operating Metrics

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1.48 k1.76 k1.07 k900

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RWE Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Adensis GmbH
Agenzia Carboni S.R.L.
Aktivabedrijf Wind Nederland B.V.
Alcamo II S.r.l.
Alte Haase Bergwerks-Verwaltungs-Gesellschaft mbH
Alvarado Solar S.L.
Amrum-Offshore West GmbH
Anacacho Holdco
Anacacho Wind Farm
Andromeda Wind s.r.l.
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RWE Revenue Breakdown

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RWE revenue breakdown by business segment: 85.5% from Electricity and 14.5% from Other

RWE revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.4% from North America, 28.9% from Rest of Europe, 28.6% from UK, 29.1% from Germany and 5.0% from Other

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RWE Cybersecurity Score

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RWE News and Updates

Ukraine’s Naftogaz, RWE Sign Memo of Understanding on Hydrogen

Ukraine’s Naftogaz, RWE Sign Memo of Understanding on Hydrogen

The global RWE solutions market is projected to reach USD 2.3 billion by 2026 from USD 1.2 billion in 2021, at a CAGR of 14.4%

Real-world data and real-world evidence are used to monitor the post-market safety and adverse events of drugs. The monitoring of this data assists in making regulatory decisions. The healthcare community is using RWE and RWD to support coverage decisions and to develop guidelines and decision suppo…

Syneos Health and Aetion Partner to Offer RWE Solutions to Advance Drug Development and Commercialization

Partnership will enable biopharma companies to accelerate clinical development, market access, and the uptake of new therapies Partnership will enable biopharma companies to accelerate clinical development, market access, and the uptake of new therapies

Europe's industries have to remain competitive as they go green, Germany's RWE chief says

The head of one of Germany' largest energy producers has said that there needs to be a "level playing field" so that Europe's industries can compete globally.

National Grid and RWE Renewables Sign Partnership to Jointly Bid in the New York Bight Lease Auction

WALTHAM, Mass. and AUSTIN, Texas, May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- National Grid (NYSE: NGG), one of the world's largest publicly listed utilities, and RWE Renewables (RWE), one of the world's leading renewable energy companies, today announced the signing of a partnership agreement to...

ICER to Use Aetion Observational RWE to Update Value Assessment of Treatments for Hereditary Angioedema

BOSTON and NEW YORK, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) today announced it is using observational real-world evidence (RWE) to update its 2018 assessment of three therapies for long-term prophylaxis against hereditary angioedema (HAE)...
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RWE Blogs

Industry’s possible contribution to stable power grids

Active participation in energy markets may pay off for large production sites

This amount of renewable electricity is needed to achieve net zero

Future scenarios by BloombergNEF predict strong demand for renewable generation capacity

Pandemic aid packages only have minor impact on energy transition

Norwegian risk manager DNV publishes Energy Transition Outlook

Offshore wind installations could hit 40 GW/yr by 2030

Offshore wind has become a critical component of many countries’ energy transition plans

How an algorithm could lessen the load on grids

Researchers to use big data to optimally link renewables to electricity stores and reduce peak loads

Gas price rise highlights renewables’ supply security role

Amid sky-high gas prices, security and the energy transition depend on more renewable energy capacity
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RWE Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was RWE founded?

    RWE was founded in 1989.

  • Who are RWE key executives?

    RWE's key executives are Rolf Martin Schmitz, Markus Krebber and Frank Bsirske.

  • How many employees does RWE have?

    RWE has 19,498 employees.

  • What is RWE revenue?

    Latest RWE annual revenue is €13.7 b.

  • What is RWE revenue per employee?

    Latest RWE revenue per employee is €702 k.

  • Who are RWE competitors?

    Competitors of RWE include Vattenfall, Uniper and Kansai Electric Power.

  • Where is RWE headquarters?

    RWE headquarters is located at RWE Platz 1, Essen.

  • Where are RWE offices?

    RWE has offices in Essen, Dresden, Hamburg, Hannover and in 28 other locations.

  • How many offices does RWE have?

    RWE has 38 offices.