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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions two wind farms in Italy Vallata and Bonorva, with a combined capacity of 122 MW

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Pursuing its expansion in the wind energy segment in Europe, EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of the 48 MW Vallata and the 74 MW Bonorva wind farms in Italy. These two facilities were commissioned in late December 2011.

The Vallata wind farm is located in Campania in Avellino province. It is composed of twenty Vestas turbines and four REPower turbines, each with a unit capacity of 2 MW.

The Bonorva facility, located in Sassari province in Sardinia, comprises 37 Vestas turbines, each with a unit capacity of 2 MW.

These two projects were built and are 100% owned by EDF EN Italia, the Italian subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles.

The Vallata and Bonorva facilities, which respectively rank as the seventh and eighth projects completed by the Group in Italy, will underpin EDF Energies Nouvelles’ position as a major force in the Italian wind energy market. The Group’s wind energy capacity there now stands at 487 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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