EDF commissions a 38 MW wind farm in Scotland

EDF Energies Nouvelles (Paris:EEN) announces the commissioning of the Longpark wind farm in Scotland, with an installed capacity of 38 MW. This wind power project represents the largest wind farm brought into service by the Group to date in the United Kingdom.

Located close to Galashiels in southern Scotland, this new wind energy facility has 19 turbines, with a unit capacity of 2 MW, supplied by German manufacturer REpower.

The Longpark project has been developed and built by EDF Energy Renewables. This joint venture, owned equally by EDF Energies Nouvelles and EDF Energy, was set up in 2008 to serve both companies? shared ambitions in the UK renewable energy market.

This new commissioning bolsters the presence of EDF Energies Nouvelles in the UK, lifting the Group installed capacity in the country to 177.2 MW gross (138.2 MW net).

EDF Energies Nouvelles: With operations in Europe and North America, EDF Energies Nouvelles is a market leader in green electricity production. With a development focused on wind energy for several years and more recently on solar photovoltaic, the Group is also present in other segments of the renewable energies market: small hydro, marine energy, biomass, biofuel and biogas. In addition, the Group is expanding in the distributed renewable energies sector.

EDF Energies Nouvelles, 50 %-owned by the EDF Group, is listed in Euronext Paris since November 2006 (code "EEN", ISIN code: FR0010400143).