BKW AG engages in the generation and transmission of energy. It operates through three segments: Energy, Services and Networks. The Energy segment builds, operates and maintains BKW's pool of power plants in Switzerland and abroad. The Networks segment builds, operates and maintains BKW's distribution grid. The Services segment provides energy services in the fields of building technologies, network infrastructure and energy efficiency. It also provides services relating to the project management and design of new plants and expansion of existing power plants for third parties. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Bern, Switzerland.