RWE is one of the world's leading companies for renewable energies. The company has a capacity of about 10 gigawatts based on renewables including hydropower and biomass as well as an efficient gas fleet and an internationally active energy trading business. RWE wants to expand its position by investing in onshore and offshore wind power, photovoltaics and storage technologies. As a driver of the energy transition, the company is also focusing on innovative projects such as floating offshore and the production and use of hydrogen. In addition to its core business, the company generates electricity from nuclear energy and coal; state-defined exit paths have been defined for both energy sources. In total, the company owns a portfolio of around 44 gigawatts of generating capacity and employs around 20,000 people worldwide. RWE has a clear target: carbon neutrality by 2040.
RWE Renouvelables France
The recent acquisition of Nordex Développement, a long-standing player of wind and solar development since 2001, has made RWE Renewables France one of the main developers of renewable energy projects in France. Our wind portfolio combines 201MW of projects approved and ready to build, 500MW waiting for environmental approval and approximately 1,500MW of projects at various stages of study. RWE Renewables France is also active in solar development, including over 50MWp of projects under development and almost 150MWp at the study stage. RWE develops, builds, operates and ensures the maintenance of wind and solar farms.
Being a fully owned subsidiary of RWE Generation Hydro GmbH, Energies France is a Holding Company with seven affiliated companies. Employing 15 FTE, it owns and operates 12 run-of-river hydropower plants in three regions with a total capacity of 45 MW and an annual average production of 120 GWh. The commissioning of the oldest plant dates back to 1917.