EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions the 98.9 MW Monte Grighine wind farm in Italy

With an installed capacity of 98.9 MW, it represents the largest wind farm in Italy. Located in the Oristano province of Sardinia, the Monte Grighine wind farm is equipped with 43 wind turbines supplied by German manufacturer Nordex.

This wind power facility is equally owned by EDF EN Italia, a 95%-owned subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, and Danish wind energy company Greentech Energy Systems A/S under the partnership agreement signed in 2009. EDF Energies Nouvelles owns 47 MW net of the wind power facility.

The Monte Grighine wind farm represents the sixth project completed by EDF EN Italia. EDF Energies Nouvelles group has to date commissioned 365 MW in gross capacity in Italy, including 173.4 MW for its own account.

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).