Energie AG is an infrastructure company with roots in Upper Austria, now operating in a number of different regions. The Group's headquarters are located in the Upper Austrian city of Linz.

As a provider of electricity, gas, heating, water, waste management, information and communication technology services, we work to deliver the highest levels of quality and reliability in our products, processes and services. Netz Oberösterreich GmbH (Netz OÖ), a 100% subsidiary of Energie AG, reliably builds and operates the power and natural gas grids, forming the backbone of the electricity and natural gas supply in Upper Austria.

As an experienced and competitive organisation, the Energie AG Group guarantees its customers a fair price–performance ratio and regional availability. This helps to ensure a general spirit of partnership when interacting with customers, employees, suppliers and the general public.

As the company’s core business area, the Energy Segment spans electricity generation, electricity procurement, electricity and natural gas sales, and heat supply. The Energy Segment’s range of services also encompasses energy efficiency services, such as energy audits for large organisations, energy certificates and building modernisation plans, special energy contracting models and system optimisation strategies.

The Grid Segment includes the construction and operation of Netz OÖ’s electricity and natural gas grids.

The Waste Management Segment offers integrated waste management and custom-designed waste management solutions to its customers in Austria and South Tyrol. This includes the collection, acceptance, storage, sorting, disposal and incineration (including slag processing) of domestic and commercial waste, as well as recovery and reuse of recyclables in this area. In addition, it provides water supply and wastewater management services in Austria and Slovenia.

The Water Segment offers comprehensive drinking water supply and wastewater management services in the Czech Republic. The business models range from concession, operator and service contracts to general water services. The Water Segment also offers and carries out construction and installations on the open market. Cities, local authorities, associations and industrial enterprises are the contractual partners who form the Water Segment’s client base.

In addition to the telecommunications business unit, the Holding & Services Segment comprises the management and control functions of the holding company, commercial and technical services and a number of investments consolidated at equity. The commercial and technical service companies provide services for the entire Group. Energie AG Oberösterreich Tech Services GmbH (Tech Services GmbH) also provides technical services for the Group companies, as well as for external customers. An investment of Energie AG Oberösterreich Customer Services GmbH (Customer Services GmbH) allows for the provision of classic customer service, technical support and sales support.

The telecommunications business unit focuses on connecting customers to the fibre-optic infrastructure with light-speed connectivity (originally built for the unit’s own needs). In addition to local authorities, multi-site and business customers, this service has also been on offer to the mass market since 2014. As per EU Directive 2009/72/EC and the resulting Austrian introductory regulation for smart meters, Energie AG Oberösterreich Telekom GmbH (Telekom GmbH) is building a smart metering system on behalf of Netz Oberösterreich GmbH.

Energie AG’s market area includes Austria, the Czech Republic, South Germany, Italy and Slovenia.

The annual report contains the Energie AG Oberösterreich at a Glance overview document, the Shareholder Structure of Energie AG Oberösterreich and the Group Management Bodies.