As part of the BKW Group, we can provide our customers, partners, and investors with a comprehensive range of energy services in addition to the production and procurement of electricity.
BKW Energy is a member of the BKW Group, an international energy and infrastructure company headquartered in Berne, Switzerland. With its subsidiaries in Germany, France, Italy and Norway the BKW Group employs more than 11,500 people, of which BKW Energy employs approximately 1,000.
Wind power currently accounts for one fifth of BKW's electricity production. BKW currently operates over 40 wind farms in Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, and Norway in collaboration with its network of companies and partners throughout Europe. With an installed capacity of over 800 megawatts (MW), these facilities generate around 1 terawatt hour (TWh) of electricity per annum, and power around 222,000 domestic consumers.
BKW has been operating in the wind power production sector since 1992 and can boast first-class professional and technical skills and offer a wide range of wind power related services thanks to our comprehensive expertise.
Our industrial DNA enables us to unite the entire value chain in-house:
- Technical and commercial management of wind farms and solar parks
- Maintenance (operation & maintenance)
- Energy trading and distribution
BKW makes sustainable investments in modern hydroelectric power stations as well as wind farms and solar parks
Our strategy going forward is to further expand our portfolio of facilities and services in the relevant markets with a view to becoming a leading European provider in the renewable energy sector. By investing in sustainable energy infrastructure, we are making a further contribution to a decarbonised future.
BKW AG’s registered shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Our success is partly attributable to our top credit rating (A) and sound risk management practices. Detailed financial information is available on our website.
- Founded: 1898
- Sales: xxxx of which wind energy: xxxx
- Employees: 1000 of which wind energy: 118