A key player in energy transition, the EDF Group is an integrated electricity company, active in all areas of the business: generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply and trading, energy services. A global leader in low-carbon energies, the Group has developed a diversified generation mix based on nuclear power, hydropower and renewable energies. The Group is involved in supplying energy and services to nearly 40 million customers.
DF commits to achieving carbon neutrality before 2050, by pursuing or implementing three types of action: reach net zero, or almost zero, direct CO2 emissions, reduce our indirect CO2 emissions and offset residual emissions with negative emission projects.
The EDF Divisions implicated in the project are EDF Research and Development (EDF R&D) and EDF Ingeum. EDF R&D covers all business lines and activities in the energy sector. In line with EDF CAP 2030 strategy and EDF raison d’être, it focuses its research efforts in four key areas:
- Develop and test new energy services for customers,
- Prepare power systems and electricity networks of the future,
- Consolidate and develop competitive and zero-carbon generation mixes,
- Support EDF international growth by developing research and industrial partnerships
To meet business needs and find solutions to major research challenges, EDF R&D has created a network of more than 300 partnerships in France and at international level with universities, research institutes and industrial partners. EDF Ingeum is one of the engineering divisions of EDF. This division draws on its practical expertise in plant and network operations and on our innovation capabilities to improve the performance of non-nuclear production facilities.