LCI New Member: RWE Renewables 萊茵再生能源股份有限公司
RWE is one of the world’s largest electricity companies with a long tradition. For over 120 years, RWE has stood for a reliable, affordable supply of electricity and has been actively shaping the future of energy. Starting in Germany, RWE has grown its operations globally: The company has a total of around 41 GW of generating capacity in its portfolio and employs around 20,000 people worldwide.
RWE has a clear ambition: to be carbon-neutral by 2040. To this end, RWE wants to expand on its position as one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies by investing in onshore and offshore wind, solar PV and storage technologies. As a driver of the energy transition, the RWE group is also focusing on innovative projects such as floating offshore as well as the generation and use of hydrogen.
From 2020 until 2022, RWE aims to invest €5 billion net in renewable energy and to expand its renewable energy portfolio from over 9 GW to more than 13 GW of net capacity. The focus for further growth is on the Americas, the core markets in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, where RWE has offices in Taiwan, Japan, South Korea and Australia.
In Taiwan, the company opened its Taipei office in 2008. RWE is currently partnered with Asia Cement Corporation to jointly continue the development the Chu Feng offshore wind project, which has a planned installed capacity of up to 450 MW and will be located off the coast of Hsinchu City. This project has enabled us to enter this growing market with a strong local partner at our side, whose local expertise complements our global experience and technical know-how, and who share our ambition to drive the growth of offshore wind in Taiwan.
For more information, please visit: https://www.rwe.com/en