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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions 252.5 MW of wind projects in the United-States

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EDF Renewable Energy*, EDF Energies Nouvelles’ US subsidiary, announces the commissioning of two new wind power plants, Bobcat Bluff and Shiloh IV, with an installed capacity respectively of 150 MW and 102.5 MW. Both wind power plants were commissioned at the end of December.

Located in Archer County, in the state of Texas, the Bobcat Bluff wind power plant consists of hundred 1.5 MW turbines, manufactured by General Electric. EDF Renewable Energy acquired the project in March 2012 and commenced construction in April. EDF Trading will provide energy management services and act as the qualified scheduling entity.

Located in Solano County, in the state of California, the Shiloh IV wind power plant comprises fifty turbines, manufactured by REpower. Developed, built and owned by EDF Renewable Energy, Shiloh IV wind power plant will deliver electricity for the benefit of Pacific Gas and Electric Company under a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement.

Together the plants will generate sufficient electricity to supply approximately 80,000 average homes. Both wind power plants will be operated and maintained by EDF Renewable Services*.

Pursuing its development in North America, Shiloh IV and Bobcat Bluff completions highlight the Company’s business momentum in the United States. With these two projects, EDF Renewable Energy has successfully put into service four wind projects for a total of 654.3 megawatts during 2012.

* EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco; EDF Renewable Services, formerly enXco Service Corporation.

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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