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, new renewable energies and thermal energy. The Group is involved in supplying energy and services to approximately 38.9 million customers(1), 28.8 million of which are in France. It generated consolidated sales of €71.3 billion in 2019. EDF is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.
With 2000 employees, including 1200 scientists and 120 PhD students, EDF R&D contributes to improving the performance of the EDF Group, while preparing future energy scenarios by working on disruptive technologies. Among them, Quantum Computing is regarded with great interest, as it could play a key role to enhance performance of many of EDF’s activities in the next few years (1) Customers are counted since 2018 per delivery site; a customer can have two delivery points: one for electricity and another for gas.”