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EDF Energies Nouvelles is an Event Ambassador at EWEA 2015 – Europe’s premier wind energy conference and exhibition

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EDF Energies Nouvelles is an Event Ambassador at the 2015 European Wind Energy Association’s (EWEA) annual exhibition that takes place in Paris between November, 17th and 20th 2015. More than 8,000 participants and 200 companies are expected at this European wind power professionals’ important event, taking place in Paris from November 17th to 20th, 2015.
During this event, EDF EN’s teams are present at stand K05 in Pavilion 1 of the Parc des Exhibitions venue at Porte de Versailles in Paris.

EDF Energies Nouvelles is a major player in the European and worldwide wind energy industry. Onshore and offshore wind energy represents its main area of growth, accounting for 86% of its total installed capacity.

EDF EN, an integrated renewable energy operator, covers the entire scope of a wind energy project. Drawing on its capabilities as a high-performance specialist at the cutting edge of innovation, EDF EN seeks out areas of improvement at every stage of the process to hone wind energy’s competitiveness and help it make an even larger contribution to Europe’s energy mix.

“Every year, the EWEA event is an opportunity to meet wind energy professionals, partners, turbine manufacturers, component suppliers, research institutes and developers.

In Paris this year, the EWEA 2015 still takes place despite the deadly attacks of November 13th. We also wanted to support this industry event and show our commitment to this renewable energy source, which has a major role to play in the energy transition just a few days ahead of the COP 21. We are making long term investments in R&D alongside our dynamic partners to improve performance and make the industry more competitive”, said Antoine Cahuzac, Chief Executive Officer of EDF Energies Nouvelles.

EDF Energies Nouvelles’ specialists are present at the Group’s stand at the EWEA 2015 to present its flagship activities and latest innovations:

  1. Project development and engineering

For the past 15 years, EDF EN has developed and operated high-performance wind farms in 15 countries and now has over 7 GW in installed wind energy capacity, including 4 GW in Europe. Leveraging its research department and engineering teams, the Group has developed wind projects’ expertise in evaluating sites’ potential and in technical and financial engineering. With 1,400 MW in offshore wind capacity under development off the French coastline, EDF EN has also taken a leading role in this emerging sector in France.

  1. Construction and commissioning of facilities

As a lead contractor for wind energy projects, EDF EN handles purchases of equipment and on-site logistics and coordinates work by the industrial partners selected for the project through to actual commissioning of the wind farm.

  1. Operations and maintenance of installations throughout their life span

EDF EN uses its Operations & Maintenance expertise to manage and control the performance of 2.5 GW in wind energy capacity in Europe, for its own account and for third parties. With a presence in seven countries, EDF EN Services, the subsidiary dedicated to this segment in Europe, has a network of over 500 specialists. It invests in innovative new systems to deliver continuous improvement in installations’ output.

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