BKW AG engages in the design, building, and operation of infrastructure that produce and supply energy for businesses, households, and public sector. It operates through the following segments: Energy, Grid, and Services. The Energy segment focuses on the building, operation, and maintenance of the company's pool of power plants in Switzerland and abroad. The Grid segment deals with the company's distribution grid and handles the transport of energy for end consumers outside its supply region. The Services segment provides engineering planning and consulting services for energy, infrastructure, and environmental projects; integrated services in the area of building technology; as well as the construction, servicing, and maintenance of energy, telecommunication, transport, and water networks. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Bern, Switzerland.