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EDF and UK to sign a 35-year nuclear deal

UK is planning to close a 35-year deal with French major energy group EDF which will allow the French energy utility to start building the country’s new generation of nuclear power plants.

read more... 12/03/2013


EDF EN commissions new wind farm in Italy

French developer EDF Energies Nouvelles has commissioned the 23.4 MW Santa Luce wind farm in the province of Pisa, in Italy. The Santa Luce wind farm comprises 13 turbines supplied by Vestas, each with a unit capacity of 1.8 MW. The wind farm's location boasts highly favorable wind conditions.

read more... 27/02/2013


EDF Energies Nouvelles to acquire the wind energy portfolio of Séchilienne Sidec in France

EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) has bought the wind energy portfolio for a total of 56.5MW from the independent energy producer Séchilienne-Sidec. The deal is part of Sechilienne- Sidec’s drive to focus on biomass and solar power generation. The achievement is part of EDF's goal to further develop its business while consolidating its presence in France.

read more... 14/02/2013


UK: Centrica abandons plans to build new nuclear power plants

Centrica has announced that it intends to abandon plans to build new nuclear power stations in the UK because of the rising costs following changes to regulations after the Fukushima disaster in 2011. Centrica had been planning to build four plants with the French supplier EDF, but has now pulled out of the partnership.

read more... 05/02/2013


UK: renewable energy market set to double by 2017

According to a new report by EDF Energy, the amount of energy generated by renewables in the UK is set to double in the next five years to 75 TWh, contributing 20% of the nation’s total generation capacity.

read more... 28/01/2013