Corporation Portrait Thueringer Energie AG is the leading energy service corporation in Thuringia. The municipal corporation supplies about 500,000 customers with power, natural gas and district heat and offers substantial energy specific services. The subsidiaries TEN Thueringer Energienetze GmbH & Co. KG and Thueringer Netkom GmbH operate an approximately 40,000 kilometer power and natural gas grid as well as an approximately 5.000 Kilometer fibre optic network. Furthermore, with its cogeneration and decentralized generating power plants based on renewable energies the corporation is an important producer of energy in Thuringia. Therefore, Thueringer Energie AG is one of the most important infrastructure service providers in the region. More than 1,600 employees represent the company and hence, the key competences for shaping and building the energy future in the State. Municipal energy supply: Thueringer Energie is connected closely with the people living here. The precise knowledge of the local conditions as well as the closeness to customers and business partners enable the staff members to use competences and resources at their best to the benefit of the region – an important competitive advantage with regard to the increasing decentralized power supply. Because of the close cooperation with the communities and businesses in the region as well as the local trades Thueringer Energie can offer sensible balanced solutions from the region for the region. The range includes services for the consumption optimisation as well as the installation of leased small power stations, i.e. fast DSL-connections in rural communities as well as complete PV facilities „made in Thuringia“ on the roofs of municipal properties. We feel responsible for Thuringia As a firmly rooted municipal corporation in Thuringia, Thueringer Energie agitates in versatile manner for a strong state. Around 80 percent of all orders go to Thuringian companies. The corporation therefore is not only a reliable investor, but also an engine for trade and medium-sized businesses in Thuringia. This includes future-oriented regional training for almost 300 young trainees on the corporation's own campus. Furthermore the corporation assumes responsibility for the social life and the enhancement of the local attractiveness within communities and sets distinct courses with the sponsorship of sport, culture and environment every year.