10 January 2013

EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions 38 MW Rignano Garganico wind power plant in Italy

- Located in the region of Apulia, in the Foggia province 
- Wind power plant comprises nineteen 2 MW Vestas turbines 
- Project developed, built and owned by EDF EN Italia 

10 January 2013 - Pursuing its expansion in the wind energy market in Europe, EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of the 38 MW Rignano Garganico wind power plant in Italy. This facility was commissioned in late December 2012.

Located in the region of Apulia, in the Foggia province, the Rignano Garganico wind power plant comprised nineteen Vestas turbines, each with a unit capacity of 2 MW. 

This project was developed, built and is owned by EDF EN Italia, the Italian subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles. 

Operating in Italy since 2001, this new facility is the ninth wind project completed by EDF Energies Nouvelles and lifts its wind energy installed capacities in the country to 525 MW gross. 

Operating in Europe and North America, EDF Energies Nouvelles is a market leader in green electricity production, with a portfolio of 4,200 MW of gross installed capacity. With a development focused on wind and solar photovoltaic energy, the Company recently entered new promising markets: Israel, Morocco, South Africa and Poland, and is expanding its business in offshore wind energy. The Company is also present in other segments of the renewable energy market: marine energy, biogas, biomass and small hydro as well as in distributed energies. EDF EN manages renewable energy projects’ development, financing, construction as well as operation and maintenance for its own accord and for third parties. EDF Energies Nouvelles is a subsidiary of the EDF Group and its renewable energy arm. 

Source: EDF