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EDF, Alstom winners of French offshore wind farm tender

A consortium led by state-owned utility EDF and Alstom has won three projects in the tender launched by the French government to install offshore wind turbines off the coast of France.

read more... 09/04/2012


EDF announces increased UK profits due to nuclear output

The French energy giant, EDF has announced a huge jump in its profits, despite the 8% drop in UK gas and electricity sales.

read more... 21/02/2012


CRE: Electricity tariffs in France expected to increase by 30% in 2016

Regulatory Commission of Energy (CRE) announced in January 2012 that the regulated electricity tariffs distributed by EDF could increase by 30% by 2016, about 6% by year.

read more... 06/02/2012


EDF to boost its stake in Edison

The French electricity company EDF has inked a deal with Italian shareholders that will give it majority control in Edison, Italy’s second-biggest power supplier. Edison, which has a market value of about 4 billion euros (5.2 billion U.S. dollars), is now controlled by EDF and a group of Italian investors led by regional utility A2A, which hold their stakes through holding company Delmi. EDF unveiled in a statement that the preliminary agreement included the acquisition of Edison by EDF and the acquisition of Edipower by A2A.

read more... 30/12/2011


EDF Energy to increase its nuclear investment in UK

While the majority of energy companies are phasing out the nuclear energy, EDF Energy announces that it will increase its current 300 million pound investment on UK nuclear plants in order to adopt extra safety rules imposed by the British energy watchdog, following the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

read more... 16/12/2011