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The EDF Group moves into Ireland by acquiring 50% of the Codling offshore wind project

The EDF Group has acquired a 50% interest in the Codling offshore wind farm project in Ireland from Hazel Shore. Its subsidiary EDF Renewables, dedicated to wind and solar energy across the globe, will now partner with Fred Olsen Renewables Ltd, which already owns 50% to develop and build the project. The Codling project is […]

EDF Renewables and SITAC Group pursue their wind energy expansion in India

EDF Renewables and its partner for wind power generation in India, the SITAC Group, are announcing the commissioning of the Verdant project, a new wind farm of 105 MW installed capacity in India. This achievement contributes to the Indian Government’s target to reach 175 GW of renewable energy power generation capacity by 2022. Located in […]

The EDF Group steps up the pace in French wind and solar powers

The leading electricity producer in terms of installed renewables capacity both in France and the European Union, the EDF Group has confirmed its acceleration of growth in the French renewables sector, with a 70% increase in gross renewable capacity at its EDF Renouvelables subsidiary over the last five years, an average growth rate of 12% […]

The EDF Group launches the construction of Neart na Gaoithe 450 MW offshore wind farm along with new Irish partner, ESB

The EDF Group is announcing the construction of the Scottish Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm project and the new partnership with the Irish electricity company ESB which is taking a 50% stake in the project. The 450 MW NnG project confirms a wider commitment to renewables in the United Kingdom where EDF already […]

EDF Renewables will become a strategic shareholder of KarmSolar, a developer and supplier of solar power in Egypt

Cairo / Paris 25th November 2019 EDF Renewables, the renewable energy subsidiary of EDF Group and KarmSolar, a developer and supplier of solar power in Egypt, will enter into a strategic partnership in the development of distributed solar in Egypt. As part of this partnership, EDF Renewables will inject capital to take a strategic equity […]

United Kingdom: EDF Group accelerates its development of battery storage and electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure by acquiring Pivot Power

Paris, November 4th, 2019 – EDF Group is announcing the acquisition of a British start up called Pivot Power, specialising in battery storage and infrastructure for electric vehicle charging. This move will allow EDF, already the largest low carbon electricity producer in the UK, to become a leader in battery storage. Now a wholly owned […]

EDF Renewables signs agreements with Tesco in the United Kingdom to provide power from roof-mounted solar panels and wind farms

EDF Renewables has signed three corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with leading multinational retailer, Tesco. Through these three contracts, 60 MW of renewable power will be provided to Tesco, from 17 roof-mounted solar installations and from two Scottish onshore wind farms. These new solar and wind projects contribute to the EDF Group’s Cap 2030 strategy, […]

EDF Renewables commissions 130MWp in solar energy capacity in Egypt, stepping up the pace of its development in North Africa

EDF Renewables and the ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC Group are announcing the commissioning of two solar power plants in Benban (Egypt) with a total installed capacity of 130MWp[1]. These photovoltaic projects jointly owned by the partners hold a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC). Their commissioning brings the EDF Group one […]

EDF Renewables brings into service nearly 22MW of wind power in Champagne

EDF Renewables continues its expansion in France by bringing into service the 22MW Pays d’Anglure wind farm in the Marne département. This new project forms part of the EDF Group’s Cap 2030 strategy, which between 2015 and 2030 seeks to double EDF’s renewables capacity in France and worldwide, taking it to 50GW net. In the heart […]

EDF Renewables commissions the 27 MW Les Taillades wind farm in the Lozère department

Continuing its expansion in France, EDF Renewables has commissioned Les Taillades, a wind farm with 27 MW installed capacity located in the Lozère department. This new facility is perfectly aligned with the EDF Group’s Cap 2030 strategy, which aims to double the EDF Group’s renewable energy capacity in France and worldwide to 50 GW net by 2030. […]