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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a 56 MWp solar power plant in Massangis – France

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EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of Massangis solar power plant, with an installed capacity of 56 MWp, located in the Bourgogne region of France.

Located in the French Yonne department, the Massangis solar photovoltaic plant is equipped with around 700,000 next-generation “thin-film” photovoltaic panels manufactured by First Solar. The solar power plant generates the equivalent of the electricity consumption of around 26,000 people and avoid around 4,300 tonnes of CO2 emissions p.a.

Project initiated in 2010, this power plant was developed and built by EDF EN France and has been commissioned in successive phases since Spring 2012. It will be operated and maintained by EDF EN Services, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles.

The newly commissioned Massangis photovoltaic power plant completes EDF Energies Nouvelles’ generating portfolio in France.

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.

MEDIA RELATIONSManon de Cassini-Hérail ▪ Tel : +33 {0} 1.40.90.48.22 ▪ e-mail : manon.decassini-herail@edf-en.com
Clarisse Placidoux ▪ Tel : +33 {0} 1.40.90.49.46 ▪ e-mail : clarisse.placidoux@edf-en.com