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A key player in France

In France, EDF Energies Nouvelles is a leading player in the development of onshore and offshore wind capacity, marine energy and solar (power plant and distributed rooftop) energy.

EDF Energies Nouvelles has developed or acquired more than 80 wind farms and more than 20 large solar power plants. More recently, the company acquired a position in renewable marine energy (bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind, tidal current).

Multi-segment expertise

In France, the Group currently operates more than 1,617 MW of installed capacity and has 210 MW of projects under construction. Thus EDF Energies Nouvelle is expanding in several segments:

The company confirms its position as a sector leader with more than 1 GW of wind capacity in operation. EDF Energies Nouvelles supports local authorities’ development projects and undertakes to deliver high-quality installations.

Mont des Quatre Faux project, located in the Ardennes region (north-east), is one of the most ambitious wind farm currently under development in France.
Visit the website (french only).

Take a virtual reality tour to visit Montagne Ardéchoise wind farm in south France.
Begin the visit.

The company is also a leader in the development of offshore wind energy with three major projects, Fécamp, Courseulles sur Mer and Saint Nazaire, totalling about 1.5 GW.

Visit Calvados offshore wind farm website (french only).

Visit Fécamp offshore wind farm website (french only).

Visit Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm website (french only) .

For several years, EDF Energies Nouvelles has been developing new expertise in renewable marine energy, with a demonstration tidal farm in Paimpol-Bréhat in northwestern France, an industrial tidal energy project under development at Raz Blanchard, also in northwestern France, and a pilot floating wind farm project planned off Fos sur Mer in southeastern France.

In the photovoltaic solar segment, activity is resuming in solar plants, following strong development between 2008 and 2012. In rooftop solar, the company works through its subsidiary EDF ENR Solaire which has extensive operations in France with more than 15,000 residential and 900 business site installations.

Through its European subsidiary EDF EN Services, headquartered in France, the Group is also a recognized player in the operation and maintenance of wind farms and solar power stations with 3 GW in management in France and 18 maintenance antennas spread over the territory.

An operation-maintenance partner in excellence

Through its European subsidiary EDF EN Services, headquartered in France, the Group is also an acknowledged player in the operation and maintenance of wind farms and solar plants, with 1.7 GW under management in France and 18 maintenance locations throughout the country.

Visit the dedicated EDF EN Services pages to find out more about the services and expertise.

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