Électricité de France

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Électricité de France S.A.
Société Anonyme
Treddit asEuronextEDFCAC Next 20 Component
IndustrieElectric utility
Foondit1946; 78 years ago (1946)
FoonderMarcel Paul
HeidquartersParis, France
Area served
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

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. a b Consolidated Financial Statements at 31 December 2017 (PDF) (Report). EDF Group. 2018. Retrieved 16 Februar 2018.
  2. "Shareholding structure | EDF France". Edf.fr. 31 December 2016. Retrieved 30 Mairch 2017.
  3. "Les participations publiques" (in French). Agence des participations de l'État. 30 Apryle 2015. Retrieved 21 Februar 2016.
  4. AFP (August 2010)