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EDF Energies Nouvelles teams up with Mitsubishi Corporation to build four wind farms in France

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EDF Energies Nouvelles has announced a partnership with Diamond Generating Europe (Mitsubishi Corporation Group) to build four wind farms with 72 MW in total capacity in northern France. Upon completion of the transaction, each partner will have a 50% interest in the joint venture holding the four projects.

EDF Energies Nouvelles will oversee construction of the four wind farms located in the Aisne, Pas-de-Calais and Nord departments of northern France and provide asset management services after the commissioning of the projects scheduled for 2014.

“This deal represents an opportunity for EDF Energies Nouvelles to bolster its wind energy portfolio and strengthen its positions in France. It will also expand the partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation in renewable energies generation”, commented Emmanuel Jaclot, Executive Vice President of Strategy, M&A and DSSA.

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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