EDF Electricite de France - Purchased controlling stake in Italy's Edison on May 24, 2012 (80%).  Leads all companies in nuclear energy output, Partnered with China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group to develop 1000 MW nuclear reactors in China (has faced opposition in France from the government which is a shareholder). 58 nuclear reactors in France.  EDF Customers 2012: France 26.2 million, UK 5.6m, Italy 1.4m

-EDF international :  USA: Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (50%), Unistar Nuclear Energy (100%)  UK: EDF Energy 100%, Switzerland Alpiq (25%)  Italy:  Edison 80.7%, Fenice 100%, Vietnam Meco 56.25%, China:  Figlec 100%, San Men Xia 35%, taishan Nuclear 30%, Shandong 19.6%

- France home to Areva, world's leading manufacturer of nuclear reactors. 

- 9M2012 revenue : 54% from France, 90% from Europe

GDF Suez - largest private player in the Brazilian generating market; 1998 through 2012 installed generating capacity up +340% to 12.4 GW.  Renewable Energy 14.6 GWh represents 15% of generation capacity; 3q2012 56.9% is in Latin America 39.3% in Europe. 2012 capex est EUR11 billion (+5%) vs €7.072b RWE ag, €5-6b E.ON ag, €214.9b in assets, operates in 70 countries

- 9M2012 revenue 35.9% from France, 11.5% Belgium, 6.9% South America. Total Capacity 118.2 GW, group share 89.0 GW

Power Companies
Germany
nine months
EUR million E.ON RWE AG
kWh billion 2012 2011 2012 2011
revenue 93,629 77,506 38,358 38,167
ebitda 8817 6553
net earnings 3026 1144 1880 1416
eps 1.43 0.46
capex 4,334 4,106 3,804 4,920
electric sales 550.8 554.0
gas sales 837.6 796.2 203.6 227.9

Iberdrola -  Falling market capitalization; Sept 2011 €29.83b, Sept 2012 €21.658b.  42% of installed capacity is in Spain, Generation Capacity by year:  Sept 2012 - 46.661, June 2012 46.489, Dec 2011 46.026, June 2011 45.333, Dec 2012: Bolivia nationalizes two Iberdrola assets.  Wind power 13,690 MW

In 2011 USA 56% of the 1158 MW increase in wind capacity.

2012 to 2014 capital expenditure estimate EUR 12.3 bil (-30%) 25% in renewables;  UK 42%, Spain 19%, United States 16%.

9M2012 profit Spain €616m -36%, International €1784m +52%

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