EDF Supports “The French Will Never Forget” Initiative
CHEVY CHASE, Md., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The EDF Group is a proud sponsor of “The French Will Never Forget,” an association organizing a memorial service on Sunday, September 11th 2011 in front of the Palais de Chaillot and Square of the Droits de l’Homme, in Paris, commemorating the tenth anniversary of the tragic September 11th attacks.
By supporting this initiative, EDF wishes to send a strong message of friendship and compassion to our American friends, and pay tribute to the fallen victims of these attacks.
About EDF Group
The EDF Group, one of the leaders in the European energy market, is an integrated energy company active in all areas of the business: generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply and trading. The Group is the leading electricity producer in Europe. In France, it has mainly nuclear and hydraulic production facilities where 95% of the electricity output is CO2-free. EDF’s transmission and distribution subsidiaries in France operate 1,285,000 km of low and medium voltage overhead and underground electricity lines and around 100,000 km of high and very high voltage networks. The Group is involved in supplying energy and services to approximately 28 million customers in France. The Group generated consolidated sales of euro 65.2 billion in 2010, of which 44.5% was achieved outside of France. The EDF Group is developing its activities in North America in three clean energy fields: nuclear power , renewable energy and energy trading. EDF is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange and is a member of the CAC 40 index.
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