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EDF Energies Nouvelles continues its expansion in the UK wind energy segment

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EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the commissioning of two new wind farms by its UK subsidiary EDF Energy Renewables, thereby consolidating its presence in the United Kingdom.

The M1 new wind farm situated near Northampton in England has 7.2 MW in installed capacity. The new renewable facility consists of nine Enercon wind turbines.

Located in central Scotland, the Burnfoot North wind farm (4.1 MW) with two Senvion wind turbines is an extension of the Burnfoot Hill facility (26.7 MW) built and operated since 2010 by EDF Energy Renewables.

With 11.3 MW in combined capacity, these two wind farms will generate the equivalent of the electricity consumption of approximately 7,000 UK homes.

At 30 June 2014, EDF Energies Nouvelles had 527 MW in wind energy installed capacity in the United Kingdom, 62 MW of which in the offshore segment, and it continues to develop a project portfolio totalling over a gigawatt.

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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