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RWE AG is a long-standing German energy corporation, generating and supplying electricity across mainland Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region. RWE is headquartered in Essen, Germany. In 2020, Forbes ranked RWE the 297th biggest public company on the planet.

RWE has made distinct efforts to focus on renewable energy. In 2015, it opted to launch a new subsidiary, Innogy SE, focusing solely on renewable energy generation and retail operations. The restructure of RWE’s operations is due to the company’s desire to limit its exposure to charges relating to nuclear decommissioning.

One of the biggest pieces of news to come out of RWE in recent years was the company’s asset swap arrangement with E.ON, which was completed in July 2020, two years after the initial story broke. The fallout from this deal means that E.ON’s global renewable generation portfolio was transferred under the umbrella of RWE AG.

The early 2000s were a significant growth period for RWE shares, coming out the other side of the bursting of the dot-com bubble with ease to peak at €97.44 per share in January 2008. Unsurprisingly, the global financial crash which ensued immediately after commenced a steady contraction in the RWE share price, effectively losing most of the gains of the mid-to-late 2000s by September 2011.

The price of RWE stock continued to plunge to lows not seen in the post-millennium era, bottoming out at €9.60 in September 2015. However, there has been substantial recovery in the value of RWE stock since then. The asset swap arrangement with E.ON appeared to breed confidence among investors, with its share price up more than 122% in the last five years to January 2023.

As Germany and much of mainland Europe seek to improve their energy independence, RWE shares have risen amid its plans to be heavily involved in a new supply chain for low-carbon hydrogen, thereby curbing Germany’s reliance on fossil fuels.

There are multiple energy companies in Europe and North America that operate in similar circles to RWE. American firm Chevron has been around even longer than RWE AG. Established in 1879, the San Ramon-based firm has evolved into a major player in biofuels, oil and gas.

Italy-based ENEL is another leading European firm that specialises in the generation of integrated electricity and gas services. ENEL is a publicly listed corporation with offices located throughout South America, including Argentina, Brazil and Chile.

RWE also has a German counterpart in the energy generation and trading sector in the shape of Uniper AG. Founded in 2016, Dusseldorf-based Uniper focuses on energy storage, nuclear energy generation, solar and conventional oil and gas generation. Elsewhere, EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg is another popular publicly listed German energy firm operating exclusively in its native country, headquartered in Karlsruhe.

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