EDF aims for CO₂ neutrality by 2050
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Our raison d’être is to build a net zero energy future with electricity and innovative solutions and services, to help save the planet and drive wellbeing and economic development.
Wherever our Group operates, we want to invent a new energy model to address the climate crisis: lower-carbon, more efficient, less of an impact on the environment and on people.
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EDF group : our key figures for 2019
Employees throughout the world
Electricity generated by the EDF Group
Research and development budget
Production free from CO2 emissions*
* Direct emissions excluding the life cycle analysis of generating plants and fuel.
EDF produces safe, affordable and carbon-free electricity in power plants which it designs and operates.
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Transmission and distribution
The transmission and distribution networks carry electricity to the end customer while balancing supply and demand
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The EDF Group sells energy and energy services to nearly 40 million client sites around the world
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Optimisation and trading
This activity allows EDF to fulfil the energy supply commitments made to its customers by choosing between available resources
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Cap 2030, our strategic project
For EDF, fighting climate change is based on two levers: energy efficiency and energy decarbonisation. Our strategy focuses on three pillars: innovation for customers, low carbon and international growth.
Proximity to customers
Serving nearly 40 million customers around the world means that we have to constantly innovate and reinvent ourselves in order to fulfil their expectations.
Energy efficiency services for our customer
Energy respectful of the climate
EDF's carbon footprint is one of the lowest in the world. This performance is due to the strong position of nuclear power and the development of renewable energies, whose share will double by 2030.
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Supporting the world's energy transition process
Operating on every continent, EDF is supporting the global energy transition movement by exporting its expertise in nuclear energy, renewable energies and energy services.