Mon 24 Jul 2017.
Since 2002 npower has been owned by German multinational utilities company RWE, based in Essen, Germany. RWE is the second largest electricity producer in Europe, and has upwards of 30 million electricity and gas customers in Europe. RWE also owns and runs coal, natural gas, oil-fired and renewable energy power stations in the UK, and is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Npower supplies gas and electricity to residential and business customers in the UK. It's one of the 'Big Six' energy companies that dominate the UK market.