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{{#badges: CoalSwarm}}Edison is an energy company which has extensive interests in power generation plants, natural gas and crude oil projects in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

On its website the company states that it has 12.5 Gigawatt of installed capacity in power generation projects from 72 hydroelectric facilities and 30 thermoelectric power plants, 31 wind farms and 1 solar facility.[1]

Involvement in proposed coal-projects in Europe

  • Serbia: Edison is, in a joint venture with the Serbian government owned power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS), proposing to build the Kolubara B power station, a 750 megawatts station comprising two 325 MW generating units.[2] A feasibility study is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2012. After that the two utilities will set up a joint venture. They gave no estimation of the cost.[3] The joint venture is for the Kolubara B power station.[4] Under the proposal, Edison offered EPS a 36.4 percent stake in the new company in which EPS had already invested 300 million euros ($424.8 million) back in 1988 until putting the construction on hold due to lack of funds. EPS issued a tender for the construction of 750 MW and 650 MW coal-fired power plants in 2009, part of its Nikola Tesla (TNT) coal-fired power complex with an existing capacity of 3,300 MW. It had earlier put the construction cost of both plants at around 1.6 billion euros ($2.3 billion). No bidder has expressed interest in building the 650 MW capacity and EPS earlier said it might announce a new tender for the unit.[3]

Contact details

Website: http://www.edison.it/en/index.shtml

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References

  1. Edison, "A leading energy company since 1884", Edison website, accessed July 2011.
  2. Misha Savic, "Edison Agrees With Serbian EPS to Complete Kolubara B Plant", Bloomberg, June 30, 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Serbia EPS, Italy Edison in 750 MW coal-fired project", Reuters, June 30, 2011.
  4. Misha Savic, "Edison Agrees With Serbian EPS to Complete Kolubara B Plant", Bloomberg, June 30, 2011.

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