EDP is a vertically integrated utility with headquarters in Lisbon, that operates in the generation, distribution and commercialization businesses in the Iberian Peninsula and Brazil. Through its affiliate EDP Renewables, EDP holds a leading position in wind energy throughout Europe, North and South America. Employing around 12.000 people in 14 countries and servicing more than 11 million customers, EDP focuses in clean and sustainable energy solutions.
On December 31, 2017, EDP Group had an installed capacity of 27 GW, generating 70 TWh, of which 56% from renewable sources (hydro, wind, solar). The Group owns four coal fired power plants in Portugal, Spain and Brazil, totaling 3.124 MW, 11,75% of its global generation portfolio.
EDP has a longstanding commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Principles and to the most recent UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Sound social and environmental practices have given the company a ten-year presence in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, with top performance evaluations in the electric and utility sector.
This partnership is a very useful and comprehensive way to address the responsible sourcing of a commodity that is still an important part of EDP energy mix.