American Electric Power, based in Columbus, Ohio, is focused on modernizing the power grid, expanding renewable energy resources and delivering reliable energy to its customers with new technologies and custom energy solutions. Its ambitious carbon reduction targets will be achieved through a variety of actions including investments in renewable generation, investments in transmission and distribution technologies to enhance efficiency, and expanded demand response and energy efficiency programs.
AEP's approximately 18,000 employees operate and maintain the nation's largest electricity transmission system and more than350,000 km of distribution lines to efficiently deliver safe, reliable power to nearly 5.4 million regulated customers in 11 states. AEP also is one of the largest electricity producers in the United States with approximately 26,000 MW of diverse generating capacity, including nearly 5,300 MW of renewable energy as of mid-2019. The company will be adding more than 8,600 MW of new wind and solar generation to serve AEP’s regulated utility customers by 2030, and plans to invest approximately $2.2 billion in contracted renewables and renewables integrated with energy storage by 2023.
AEP's family of companies includes 7 regulated utilities and 4 competitive subsidiaries which provide innovative energy solutions in over 30 states.
CO2 reduction since 2000
carbon reduction target for 2050 (compared to 2000 levels)
investment over the next 5 years in transmission and distribution
The EDF group is an integrated energy company, active in all electricity businesses: generation, transmission and distribution (activities handled by its subsidiaries RTE and Enedis), sales and marketing, efficiency and energy services and energy trading. It is the leading player in the French electricity market and holds strong positions in Europe (mainly in the UK, Italy and Belgium), which makes it one of the world’s leading electric energy companies and a renowned gas player. With a global installed net generation capacity of 132.3 GWe as of December 31, 2016, generating 583.9 TWh, the Group has one of the largest generation fleets in the world. Among the ten largest global power suppliers, it produces the smallest amount of CO2 per kilowatt-hour generated thanks to the share of nuclear, hydro and other renewable energies in its generation mix. The EDF group supplies electricity, gas and related services to 37.1 million customer accounts worldwide (of which 26.2 million are in France).
installed capacity, generating 584 TWh of electricity
of electricity generation is CO2-free
Enel is a multinational energy company and one of the world’s leading integrated electricity and gas operators. Enel works in 34 countries across five continents, generating energy with a managed capacity of more than 90 GW, selling gas and distributing electricity across a network spanning approximately 2.2 million km (FY 2018). With almost 73 million end users around the world, Enel is one of Europe’s leading energy companies by installed capacity and reported EBITDA. Enel is a pioneer in the development and application of innovative solutions, including renewable energy generation, smart grids, distribution, electric mobility, energy efficiency and energy storage.
CO2-free production, including diversified generation from renewables such as hydropower, wind, geothermal, and solar
REDUCTION IN DIRECT Greenhouse gas EMISSIONS per kWh BY 2030, COMPARED TO 2017 (in line with the update of the “Science Based Targets initiative”), AND COMMITTED TO BE ZERO EMISSION BY 2050
of additional renewables to be added in Strategic Plan 2019-2021
EuroSibEnergo (ESE) is the largest private power producer in Russia and among the largest hydropower generating companies in the world. ESE is a vertically-integrated company with a total installed capacity of 19.7 GW, providing approximately 9% of Russia’s electricity and over 40% of electricity in Siberia. Most of ESE’s power assets are located in the Siberian region of Russia, supplying electricity to aluminium smelters, oil and gas production facilities, mining enterprises, pulp and paper mills, machinery works, airline plants and over 1 million households. ESE is engaged in all of the power industry’s key areas, including electric power generation, transmission and distribution, power trading and supply. The company’s strategy is focused on the development of clean energy, promoting energy efficiency and growth, while reducing its carbon footprint.
carbon-free installed capacity
reduction in CO2 emissions since 1990
decrease in greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 compared to 2016 levels
Hydro-Québec is a world leader in the field of hydroelectricity and North America’s largest producer of renewable energy. This vertically-integrated utility generates, transmits and distributes electricity and is the operator of an extensive high-voltage transmission system. With a total installed capacity of 37,310 MW (as of 2018), Hydro-Québec generates over 99% of its electricity from water—a source of clean, renewable energy. Nearly 20,000 employees serve over 4 million customers in Québec and supply electricity to wholesale markets in northeastern North America. Hydro-Québec is a leader in the development of innovative battery and motor technology for electric vehicles and is actively involved in transportation electrification. A responsible corporate citizen committed to sustainability, Hydro-Québec plays a pivotal role in the transition to renewables and the decarbonization of electrical generation.
generation from hydropower, a clean, renewable source
$116 million CAN
annual R&D budget at its world-class research institute
cut in emissions since 1990
The Kansai Electric Power Company, Incorporated is the leading electric power company in Japan and a major company in the country’s electric power industry. The company’s installed capacity in Japan totals 30.59GW and its overseas installed capacity totals 2.86GW over twelve countries. In line with the revision of the Electricity Business Act, in April 2020, the general power transmission and distribution business division was split off from the Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc., and continued as Kansai Transmission and Distribution, Inc. The T&D company owns and operates over 150,000km from transmission and distribution lines, including Japan’s first and longest ultra-high voltage transmission line. As a provider of energy services that are closely connected with the environment, the company fully recognizes the scale of impact its business activities have on the global environment, and therefore strives to alleviate the environmental footprints and climate change risks accompanying its business activities.
$97 million US
invested in R&D per year
12 billion kWh
generated from renewable energies in FY2019
The Office National de l’Electricité et de l’Eau Potable (ONEE) is the pillar of the energy strategy in Morocco and the leading operator in the field of electricity, drinking water and liquid sanitation.
With a global installed net generation capacity of 11 GW in 2018, ONEE is delivering electricity to more than 6 million customers all over the kingdom.
Morocco has taken important strides in developing a modern energy market and to set up a clear renewable energy (RE) strategy that aims to achieve the country’s goals of 42% renewable energy in the electricity mix by 2020 and 52% renewable electricity by 2030. In 2018, the share of RE was about 34%.
To meet these challenges, ONEE is involved with an ambitious evolution in both power-system planning and operation to ensure appropriate system flexibility and reliability.
Morocco has also become a regional crossroads for power exchange between Africa and Europe, which has allowed ONEE to develop strong interconnections with neighboring countries.
installed capacity, 34% of which comes from renewables
rural electrification rate
RusHydro is one of Russia’s largest power-generating companies. A leader in renewable energy power production, the company generates electricity from a diversity of virtually carbon-free technologies including water flows, tidal, wind and geothermal energy. The company has 39.4 GW of installed capacity from its 97 renewable energy facilities, including the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant, the largest in Russia. RusHydro has a controlling stake in RAO Energy Systems of the East, with 9,275 MW of installed electric capacity, 18.9 Gcal/h of heat capacity and more than 104,000 kilometers of grid lines in Russia’s Far East. Outside Russia, the company owns the 561 MW Sevan-Razdan Cascade in Armenia. Environmental sustainability and ensuring a reliable energy supply through safe operations are top priorities for RusHydro.
total installed capacity
renewable energy facilities, including over 70 hydropower plants
targeted decrease in specific reference fuel consumption by 2025
State Grid Corporation of China was established on December 29, 2002, with construction and operation of power grids as its core business. As a mega state-owned enterprise crucial to China's energy security and economic lifeline, its mission is to provide a safer, cleaner, more economical and sustainable power supply. State Grid supplies power to over 1.1 billion people in 26 Chinese provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, covering 88% of China’s territory. As the world’s largest public utility, State Grid has ranked 2nd on the Fortune Global 500 from 2016 to 2018, and it owns and operates overseas assets in 7 countries and regions. State Grid is committed to providing clean energy and quality service and to building a world-class energy internet company with outstanding competitiveness.
of China's territory is serviced by State Grid
9 AC and 11 DC ultra-high voltage transmission lines were in operation as of June 2019
of clean energy generation capacity was integrated into the grid by the end of 2018