Munich-based E.ON Energie is the lead company of our Central Europe market unit and is responsible for managing our business in Central Europe, which consists of power generation, transmission, distribution, and sales as well as natural gas distribution and sales. E.ON Energie�s operations stretch from the Atlantic Ocean to the Black Sea. It has subsidiaries in the Netherlands, France, Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Bulgaria, and Romania, and other European countries. It supplies energy to some 17 million customer accounts, about half of them outside Germany. After Germany, E.ON Energie�s second-biggest market is Hungary, where it has over 3 million electricity and gas customers.