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The EDF Group invests in the start-up ECOSUN Innovations and strengthens its microgrid offer

EDF Renewables, the EDF Group’s specialist wind and solar power subsidiary, is partnering with ECOSUN Innovations and taking a 29% stake in the company. This French start-up, based in Alsace, develops innovative ‘microgrid’ solutions to provide electricity in remote areas. Most notably, ECOSUN Innovations sells a range of solar systems in mobile containers fitted with […]

EDF Renewables signs a contract for 200 MW solar + storage 180 MW / 4 hr project in Nevada

San Diego, July 29th 2020_ EDF Renewables North America announces the signing of a 22-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with NV Energy, the Nevada electricity and natural gas provider, for the supply of electricity from the future Chuckwalla solar farm. This planned 200 MWac solar project, which will integrate a 180 MW 4-hour battery storage […]

EDF Renewables launches an innovative storage solution for businesses in Germany

Berlin, February 20th 2020 _ EDF Renewables is offering an innovative storage solution for Commercial and Industrial (C&I) clients in Germany. It smooths electricity consumption on site, contributing to both reduce energy bills for customers and the load on the grid. This new offer is based on a smart management system of the customer’s electricity […]

EDF Renewables acquires PowerFlex Systems to Accelerate Deployment of Large-Scale EV Infrastructure in the United States

EDF Renewables announced it has acquired Los Altos, California-based PowerFlex Systems (PowerFlex), a pioneer in managed electric vehicle (EV) charging technology. This acquisition will enable a single ecosystem for distributed energy that seamlessly integrates Electric Vehicle smart charging, solar, storage and building load. The investment is part of EDF Renewables’ strategy in the USA in […]

Consortium of EDF, Masdar and Green of Africa named as successful bidder for Morocco’s landmark Noor Midelt I solar project with an installed capacity of 800 MW, a world first hybrid solar and storage technology

The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has announced – after a competitive international bidding process – that the consortium of EDF (through its subsidiary EDF Renewables), Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company- Masdar, and Green of Africa, Moroccan Independent Power Producer, is the successful bidder for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of Noor Midelt […]

EDF Renewables Signs Power Purchase Agreements for a 128 MWac solar project with storage in California

EDF Renewables announced today the signing of two 20-year Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) for the 128 megawatt (MWac) with 40 MW/160 MWh battery storage Big Beau Solar+Storage Project in Kern County, California. Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) will receive 55-percent of the output, and Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) will receive 45-percent. The project is […]

EDF Energy Renewables wins contract for 49 MW battery storage facility at West Burton in Nottinghamshire

EDF Energy Renewables has won a contract from National Grid to provide 49 MW of battery storage at its West Burton Combined Cycle Gas power station in Nottinghamshire. It will form part of a new [200 MW] enhanced frequency response system which will be deployed across the UK to balance the UK grid. With the […]

The EDF Group embraces self-consumption

With the energy transition and digital revolution in full swing, electricity generation models are becoming increasingly decentralised, grids are getting smarter and consumers are looking for ways to take charge of their own energy needs. By embracing self-consumption, the EDF Group is breaking new ground to better meet these expectations so that everyone is able […]

EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a new generation storage system in the United States

EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning by EDF Renewable Energy, its North American subsidiary, of an innovative storage system combining battery energy storage and computerized control system. The McHenry plant is able to supply almost 20 MW in nameplate capacity (40 MW of flexible capacity) and to manage an energy reserve to stabilise the local […]

EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions Toucan, an innovative solar power plant with storage capabilities

EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of Toucan photovoltaic facility (5 MWp) in French Guiana. The new solar power plant, one of the first of its kind in France and globally, integrates energy storage capabilities and features electrical control systems equipments highly innovative. The 5 MWp Toucan solar power plant is located in Montsinéry-Tonnégrande on […]