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EDF Renewables and EnterSolar Form Strategic Partnership

Investment Capitalizes on Accelerating Growth in C&I Solar Market. SAN DIEGO and NEW YORK CITY (September 25, 2018) – EDF Renewables North America, the subsidiary of EDF Renewables, a leading developer in the renewable energy sector and EnterSolar, a leading provider of distributed generation solar solutions to corporate commercial and industrial (C&I) customers, today announced […]

EDF Renewables awarded 276 MW of wind energy projects in Brazil

At the last federal competitive tender held by the Brazilian regulator on August 31th, EDF Energies Nouvelles’s local subsidiary, EDF Renewables, has been awarded two wind projects located in Bahia State, totalizing 276 MW. EDF Renewables thus won nearly a quarter of the 1200 MW capacity awarded at the auction. Those two projects benefit from a 20-year Power […]

EDF Renewables signs new partnership in twenty four UK wind farms

EDF Renewables welcomes a new partner in twenty four of its UK wind farms (c.550MW) as the sale of a 49% minority stake is agreed. The cash proceeds to EDF at close for the 49% stake are £701 million. The new partnership with Dalmore Capital Limited and Pensions Infrastructure Platform, with investment from large U.K. […]

The EDF Group has inaugurated two ground breaking energy transition projects in the United Kingdom: the off-shore wind farm in Blyth and the battery storage facility in West Burton

On Friday 22 June 2018, Jean-Bernard Lévy, the EDF Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bruno Bensasson, the Group Executive Vice-President in charge of Renewable Energies and Simone Rossi, EDF Energy Chief Executive Officer officially opened two ground breaking projects in the United Kingdom: the Blyth off-shore wind farm and the West Burton B battery […]

EDF Energies Nouvelles accelerates its growth in renewable energy in France

After exceeding its growth targets in France in 2017, EDF Energies Nouvelles continues to expand in 2018 and is ready to make a full contribution to EDF’s “Plan Solaire”. EDF Energies Nouvelles out-performed its annual growth target in France in 2017, adding 290 MW in wind power capacity over the year: the 73.5 MW Montagne […]

The EDF Group acquires a 450 MW offshore wind project in Scotland from Mainstream Renewable Power

The EDF Group, via EDF Renewables in the United Kingdom, a joint subsidiary of EDF Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles, has bought the Neart na Gaoithe1 wind farm project from global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power, following a competitive bidding process. The wind farm will generate up to 450 megawatts (MW) of renewable […]

The EDF Group commissions its first renewable energy facility in the United Arab Emirates

On Monday 30th April 2018, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, accompanied by His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer,  MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), His Excellency Dr Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State in the UAE […]

EDF Energies Nouvelles’ international subsidiaries rebranded EDF Renewables

To support its expansion in the international renewable energy market, EDF Energies Nouvelles is bolstering its corporate identity through EDF Renewables, the brand for all its international subsidiaries*. In line with the EDF Group’s goal of doubling its renewable energy capacity in France and worldwide by 2030, EDF Energies Nouvelles continues to expand in its […]

EDF Energies Nouvelles wins a 114 MW wind energy project in Brazil

EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the award of a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 114 MW wind energy project in the State of Bahia as part of a Brazilian federal competitive tender. The project, which is scheduled for commissioning in 2021, contributes to the EDF Group’s CAP 2030 strategy which aims at doubling its renewable energy […]

Appointment of Bruno Bensasson to the EDF Group’s Executive Committee

Bruno Bensasson will be re-joining EDF on 16 April as Group Senior Executive President responsible for Renewable Energies and Chief Executive Officer of EDF Energies Nouvelles. Born in Paris in 1972, Bruno Bensasson studied engineering at the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole des Mines in Paris. He began his professional career in 1998 at the […]