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RWE AG, until 1990 named Rheinisch-Westfälisches Elektrizitätswerk AG, is a German public utility and electric power company based in Essen. Image File history File links Rwe_logo. ... A public utility is a company that maintains the infrastructure for a public service. ... Electric power is the amount of work done by an electric current in a unit time. ... Essen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ...

RWE owns the British water and wastewater utility Thames Water. Thames Water was founded in 1974 as an effect of the 1973 Water Act to control water supply in London. ...

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RWE AG (715 words)
RWE is also testing high-temperature materials with a steam temperature of 700 degrees celsius, compared with today’s 605 degrees celsius.
RWE intends to invest around €12 billion for power generation in Germany alone by 2020.
RWE plant in Nederland de bouw van een op steenkool werkende krachtcentrale met een elektrisch vermogen van circa 1.600 tot 2.200 MW bruto.
CNN.com - RWE expected to clinch Innogy deal - Mar. 18, 2002 (593 words)
RWE has faced repeated criticism for overpaying in its recent acquisitions including a 4.3 billion pound purchase of Thames Water in 2001.
But some sources said RWE had achieved a fair price and the absence of rival bidders had so far allowed the German group to avoid a costly bidding war that could have pushed the price into the 280 to 300 pence per share range that Innogy had hoped for.
RWE's bid for Innogy, whose UK retail brand is npower, is in many ways a copycat of the takeover of Powergen by E.ON, the other of Germany's two main power utilities, although unlike PowerGen, Innogy has no U.S. arm.
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