With its two operational business fields, Conventional Power Generation and Energy Trading, RWE AG is indispensable for the functioning of the entire energy system and for security of supply in Europe. Its third pillar is its majority shareholding in innogy SE . RWE Generation currently has one of the most modern and efficient power plant fleets in Europe – with a strong presence in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands. Its trading division RWE Supply & Trading is a leading energy trading company in Europe and is active on the global trading markets for energy and energy-related commodities. In spite of difficult framework conditions, RWE AG makes an important contribution to stabilizing the European energy system. The RWE Innovation Hub is driving business-model-innovation. To progress on this route RWE (through innogy SE) wants to partner with startups.