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

14/02/2013 00:55 Renewable

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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.

For the six wind farms EDF EN will pay about 59 million euro, and will also pay an additional amount for a further five projects under development with a total capacity of about 60 MW. The six wind farms generated 106 GW of renewable electricity last year. At the end of 2012 EDF EN had 364.5MW net operating capacity in France, with 36MW under construction on its own account and 28.4MW for third parties.

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