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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a 38 MW wind power plant in Italy

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Pursuing its expansion in the wind energy market in Europe, EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of the 38 MW Rignano Garganico wind power plant in Italy. This facility was commissioned in late December 2012.

Located in the region of Apulia, in the Foggia province, the Rignano Garganico wind power plant comprised nineteen Vestas turbines, each with a unit capacity of 2 MW.

This project was developed, built and is owned by EDF EN Italia, the Italian subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles.

Operating in Italy since 2001, this new facility is the ninth wind project completed by EDF Energies Nouvelles and lifts its wind energy installed capacities in the country to 525 MW gross.

About EDF Energies NouvellesEDF Energies Nouvelles is a market leader in renewable energy electricity, with a portfolio of more than 9 GW gross installed capacity focused for the most part on wind (onshore and offshore) and solar photovoltaic energy. Mostly operating in Europe and North America, EDF Energies Nouvelles continues its development by taking strong positions in promising emerging areas such as Brazil, Chile, China, India or South Africa. The Company is also present in other segments of the renewable energy market: marine energy, biomass and distributed energies. EDF Energies Nouvelles manages renewable energy projects’ development and construction as well as operation and maintenance for its own account and for third parties. EDF Energies Nouvelles is a subsidiary of the EDF Group dedicated to renewable energy.

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