The EDF Group, one of the leaders in the energy market in Europe, is an integrated energy company active in all businesses: generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply and trading. The Group is the leading electricity producer in Europe. In France, it has mainly nuclear and hydraulic production facilities where 95% of the electricity output involves no CO2 emissions. EDF`s transport and distribution subsidiaries in France operate 1,285,000 km of low and medium voltage overhead and underground electricity lines and around 100,000 km of high and very high voltage networks. The Group is involved in supplying energy and services to around 38 million customers around the world, including close to 28 million in France. Electricite de France SA operates via its subsidiaries, including wholly owned PEI Group, EDF Holding SAS, RTE-EDF Transport, EDF Belgium, Figlec, EC Krakow, Bert, EDF UK Ltd., Edison SpA and others. The group is present in France, Belgium, the United States, Poland, Italy, China, Vietnam and other countries worldwide. EDF acquired TIGF (Transport et Infrastructures Gaz France), Total SA’s gas transport and storage business. The Group generated consolidated sales of €66.3 billion of which 49% in Europe excluding France.
An integrated model optimizing the whole value chain:
- Worldwide leader in the electricity sector, #1 nuclear operator
- Operational excellence and valuable experience across the electricity value chain (generation, networks, supply and optimization / trading)
- A reinforced financial solidity with the highest credit rating in the industry, backed by a very strong liquidity position
EDF Group is the largest foreign investor in the Chinese electricity sector. EDF has signed partnerships for developing nuclear power, coal-fired and hydropower facilities, electricity distribution and energy efficiency. First foreign company to invest in a Chinese nuclear power project (TNPJVC, 2009). EDF owns 30% of TNPJVC, which aims to finance, construct, commission and operate two EPR nuclear power plants(2 x 1,750 MW).