The EDF Group is the world’s leading electricity company and it is particularly well established in the European Union. Its business covers, through its different affiliate companies, all electricity-based activities from generation to retail, including energy transmission and distribution, trading activities and energy services.
The EDF Group also has activities in the design and operation of heat networks, as well as in the gas business, e.g. in France (more than 1M residential customers) and in Italy (22% of the Italian gas demand). The EDF group is present in 22 countries, where it supplies 37.6 million customers. More than 160 000 employees contribute to the activity (619 TWh), generating consolidated sales of 75 G€.
Role and main activities in SHIP2FAIR
As one of the most important utilities in Europe, EDF role is focused on the replication and the exploitation of the project results, leading task 8.1. Therefore, EDF main task is to propose business model formulas for the exploitation and quick market uptake of the results of the project.