E.ON, the new name for Powergen

In December 2007 Powergen became E.ON.

In the UK, E.ON's generation business produces enough electricity to cater for the needs of around eight million homes. E.ON is one of the leading green generators, with 21 wind farms located from Cornwall to Northern Ireland and have recently finished building the UK's largest dedicated biomass power station at Lockerbie.

E.ON is currently developing one of the world's largest offshore wind farms, which will be built here, in UK waters.

E.ON employ over 18,000 people in the UK and the company's retail business has around 8.1 million electricity and gas customer accounts. E.ON also offer a range of home energy services, including boiler and central heating installation, maintenance and insurance.

E.ON UK is wholly owned by German-based energy company E.ON.