UK energy secretary to visit Hinkley nuclear site at it hits new milestone

Around 250 apprentices are now working on the new facility, which is expected to provide 7% of the nation’s electricity needs

EDF buys 450MW Scottish offshore wind project

The Neart na Gaoithe wind farm is planned to be commissioned in 2023

First unit of Dubai’s giant concentrated solar plant commissioned

The project, estimated to cost $14 billion, will have a total capacity of 5GW

EDF Energy has raised its electricity prices by 2.7%

The price hike is expected to affect 1.3 million of its customers, leaving 59% unaffected by the changes

EDF signs deal with digital platform provider

It aims to improve client experience and engagement by enabling energy brokers to quote, validate and submit contracts more effectively

UK’s largest supplier of electricity, EDF Energy, signs major deal with UD Group

UK’s largest supplier of electricity, EDF Energy, signs major deal with UD Group UD Group has agreed a major contract with EDF Energy, the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity. EDF Energy is the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain and the largest supplier to British businesses. UD Group’s transformational platform will […]

EDF to invest €8bn in energy storage by 2035

It aims to develop 10GW of additional electricity storage projects globally over the next 17 years

Seaweed sees nuclear power station cry for kelp

EDF’s Torness nuclear power station in Scotland was forced to partially close down last week after seaweed was carried into its cooling ducts

UK watchdog rejects SSE, EDF’s appeal on transmission charges

The competition watchdog has dismissed EDF and SSE’s appeal against Ofgem’s decision on transmission charges. In 2016, SSE had requested a change to industry rules about charges paid by electricity generators for using the transmission system, which would have resulted in them receiving a £120 million rebate from National Grid. It argued generators in Britain […]

EDF revenues fall as nuclear profits drop off

EDF has pledged to step up its renewable energy efforts as its sliding nuclear business sees revenues fall. The French energy giant’s overall annual results for last year show a 16% drop in earnings before interest and tax, falling to £12.2 billion. Earnings in the UK fell by around a third as the company received lower […]