E.ON SE is a Germany-based provider of energy solutions. It manages the E.ON Group, which consists of five global units and 12 regional units. Global units consist of Generation, Renewables, Gas, Trading (which are also Company's business segments) and New Building & Technology that comprises project management and engineering related to construction of power plants and the operation of existing plants across the Group, and research and development projects for the E.ON Innovation Centers. Generation segment consists of the Group's conventional (fossil and nuclear) generation assets in Europe. Renewables segment comprises the carbon-sourcing and renewables businesses. Gas segment is responsible for gas procurement, including its gas production, and for project and product development in gas storage, gas transport, liquefied natural gas and technical asset support. Trading segment comprises the trading activities on energy exchanges. In June 2013, it started venture capital activities.