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Électricité de France S.A.
Société Anonyme
Treddit asEuronextEDFCAC Next 20 Component
IndustrieElectric utility
Foondit1946; 73 years ago (1946)
FoonderMarcel Paul
HeidquartersParis, France
Aurie served
Worldwide
Key fowk
Jean-Bernard Lévy (Chairman and CEO)
ProductsElectricity generation, transmission and distribution; energy trading
RevenueDecrease € 69.6 billion (2017)
Decrease €13.7 billion (2017)[1]
ProfitIncrease €3.2 billion (2017)
AwnerFrench State : (84.5%)[2][3]
Nummer o employees
151,073 (FTE, average 2017)[1]
SubsidiariesEDF Energy, EDF Luminus
Wabsteidwww.edf.com

Électricité de France S.A. (EDF; Electricity of France) is a French electric utility company, largely owned bi the French state. Headquartered in Paris, with €71.2 billion in revenues in 2016, EDF operates a diverse portfolio o 120+ gigawatts o generation capacity in Europe, Sooth Americae, North Americae, Asie, the Middle East an Africae.

In 2009, EDF was the world's largest producer o electricity.[4] In 2011, it produced 22% o the European Union's electricity, primarily from nuclear pouer.

Analysis[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • nuclear: 64.3%
  • renewable energy: 12.3% (includes 4.6% hydroelectricity)
  • gas: 8.6%
  • coal: 14.5%
  • other: 0.3%

Nuclear pouer[eedit | eedit soorce]

Its 58 active nuclear reactors (in Fraunce) are spread oot over 20 sites (nuclear pouer plants). They comprise 34 reactors o 900 MWe, 20 reactors o 1300 MWe, an 4 reactors o 1450 MWe. All are pressurized watter reactors.

In 2017 EDF will take over the majority o the reactor business o Areva, in a French government sponsored restructurin followin financial and technical problems at Areva. In July 2017, Fraunce's Environmental Minister Nicolas Hulot stated that up tae 17 o Fraunce's nuclear pouer reactors — all of which are operated bi EDF — could be shuttered bi 2025 tae meet legislative targets for reducing dependence on the pouer source.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Consolidated Financial Statements at 31 December 2017 (PDF) (Report). EDF Group. 2018. Retrieved 16 February 2018. 
  2. "Shareholding structure | EDF France". Edf.fr. 2016-12-31. Retrieved 2017-03-30. 
  3. "Les participations publiques" (in French). Agence des participations de l'État. 30 April 2015. Retrieved 21 February 2016. 
  4. AFP (August 2010)