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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

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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

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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

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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

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EDF: French annual nuclear power production down 3.8% in 2012

French annual nuclear power production from 58 reactors owned by EDF totaled 404.9 TWh last year, a decrease of 3.8% compared to 421.1 TWh in 2011, this being the first decline since the crisis in 2009 (- 6.6%).

read more... 23/01/2013

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