“Market Cap $3.07 B As of May 2014
At a Glance
- Industry: Electric Utilities
- Founded: 2006
- Country: Poland
- CEO: Dariusz Lubera
- Website: www.tauron-pe.pl
- Employees: 26,441
- Sales: $6.06 B
- Headquarters: Katowice
#1781 Global 2000
- #1449 in Sales
- #1369 in Profit
- #1758 in Assets
TAURON Polska Energia SA is a holding company, which is engaged in the distribution of electricity. It operates through the Sales and Holding Activity segments. It is also involved in the following activities: operation of central companies and holdings, excluding financial holdings; electric energy trading; wholesale of fuel and derivative products such as coal and biomass trading; and gas fuel trading. The company was founded on December 6, 2006 and is headquartered in Katowice, Poland.“
TAURON Polska Energia S.A. is the mother company in the TAURON Group – one of the largest business entities in Poland, with approximately PLN 18 billion equity and over 26 thousand employees.
Core businesses of the TAURON Group include hard coal mining, generation, distribution and supply of electricity and heat.
Południowy Koncern Węglowy S.A. dealing with coal mining,
TAURON Wytwarzanie S.A. dealing with electricity generation from conventional sources and biomas co-firing,
TAURON Ekoenergia sp. z o.o. dealing with electricity generation from renewable sources,
TAURON Dystrybucja S.A. dealing with electricity distribution,
TAURON Sprzedaż sp. z o.o. dealing with electricity supply to retail customers,
TAURON Obsługa Klienta sp. z o.o. dealing with customer service,
TAURON Ciepło sp. z o.o. dealing with heat distribution.
The TAURON Group supplies over 45 TWh of electricity to over 5.3 million customers per year which makes it the largest distributor and supplier of electricity in Poland. It is also the second largest electricity generator in Poland and the largest supplier of heat in Upper Silesia. The holding controls approximately 20% of Polish hard coal resources.
The TAURON Group is also involved in numerous corporate social responsibility initiatives, including educational and charity activities. It is a sponsor of major cultural and sports events. TAURON cooperates with, among others, Polish Mountain Volunteer Rescue Service (GOPR), Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (NOSPR) and Polish Olympic Committee.”
*Information from Forbes.com and Tauron-pe.pl
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