Edison is Europe’s oldest energy company, and one of the industry leaders in Italy and Europe. Today we operate in 10 countries around the world and have a staff over 3,000 people [12.31.2015] in our two main areas of business: electric power and hydrocarbons exploration and production (natural gas and crude oil).
In the electric power business, Edison has a fleet of highly efficient facilities with a diversified production mix ranging from combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants to hydroelectric stations, wind farms, and solar and biomass systems. Energy production activities are located in Italy and Greece and in both countries, we are the second biggest energy producer. Thanks to 18.5 TWh of electricity produced in 2015, we cover 6.8% of the power generation market in Italy.
In the hydrocarbons business, Edison operates in Italy, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South America, where it holds licenses for the exploration and production of natural gas and crude oil. Thanks to 12.7 billion of cubic metres of gas imported in 2015, we cover 21% of the Italian total gas imports.
Since March 2016 Edison has expanded into energy efficiency solutions for industry, and in broad scope’s environmental services thanks to EDF Fenice which is now part of Edison
We are also committed to developing gas import infrastructures for Italy and Europe, and through our subsidiaries we manage regulated activities (gas transport, storage and distribution).
In Italy we serve about 1.2 million business and residential customers and we also provide energy efficiency services and solutions, and operate on the markets with energy trading activities.
Part of EDF Group
Since 2012 it has been part of EDF (Electricité de France) group, which holds 99.483% of the shares. Edison is listed on the Italian Stock Exchange exclusively with its saving shares.