Edison is a leading Italian and European player in the procurement, generation and distribution of electricity, in energy and environmental services – through its subsidiary Fenice – and in exploration and production. Founded over 130 years ago, Edison has contributed to the electrification and development of Italy. It now operates in Europe, Africa and the Mediterranean area, employing 5,000 people. Edison's electric power plants have a total capacity of 6.5 GW.
Edison has operations in the supply, production and sales of electric power and hydrocarbons (natural gas and crude oil).
In the electric power business Edison has a generation fleet of 48 hydroelectric plants, 21 thermoelectric plants, 35 wind farms, 9 photovoltaic systems and 1 biomass plant in Italy. In 2015 it produced 18.5 TWh of electricity thus covering 6.8% of Italian production. [12.31.2015]
The company has an integrated presence in the hydrocarbons sector from production to importation, distribution and sale of natural gas and crude oil. The Group has hydrocarbons reserves of 257.5 MBoe [12.31.2015]