Nord Bassin de Thau wind farm is based in the Hérault department and comprises thirteen turbines, with a unit capacity of 2 MW, supplied by manufacturer REpower.
These new achievements complete the 95 MW already commissioned by EDF Energies Nouvelles in France in 2009. At 31 December 2009 the Group wind power installed capacity in the country represented 481 MW gross, including 112 MW from the DSSA1 business.
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).