February 10, 2010 / 2:32 PM / 7 years ago

Factbox: Facts and figures about Vestas, REC, EDF En nouvelles

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(Reuters) - Two of Europe's leading renewable energy

industry groups, wind turbine maker Vestas and solar

materials group Renewable Energy Corporation (REC),

said on Wednesday weak demand in 2009 pressured markets though

they hoped for a 2010 recovery.

Also in the renewables sector, green electricity producer

EDF Energies Nouvelles said it expected sharply higher

2010 profits after 2009 results exceeded analysts' expectations.

Here are some key figures about Vestas, EDF Energies

Nouvelles and REC based on 2009 results:

* Vestas:

-- Denmark-based company engaged in the development,

manufacturing, marketing and maintenance of wind power systems

that utilize wind energy to generate electricity.

Market Capitalization - $10.6 billion

Employees - 20,730

Revenue - 6.6 billion euros

Geographic Revenue break-up:

Europe - 68 percent

Americas - 21 percent

Asia/Pacific - 11 percent

Total capacity delivered - 4764 MW

Europe - 2,772 MW

Americas - 1,304 MW

Asia/Pacific - 683 MW

Africa - 5 MW

* Renewable Energy Corporation:

-- Norway based company engaged in the solar industry -

produces silicon materials for photovoltaic (PV) applications

and multicrystalline wafers, also solar cells and modules.

Market Capitalization - $3.1 billion

Employees - More than 3,000

Revenue - 9.16 billion Norwegian crowns

Segment Revenue:

REC Silicon - 3.9 billion crowns

REC Wafer - 5.9 billion crowns

REC Solar - 1.9 billion crowns

* EDF - Energies Nouvelles:

-- France-based company engaged in the production of

electricity through renewable energy resources. It specializes

in the generation of electricity through wind power.

Market Capitalization - $3.6 billion

Employees - 1,723

Revenue - 1.7 billion euros

Geographic Revenue Break-up:

Europe - 739.5 million euros

Americas - 433.6 million euros

Gross capacity in service - 2,945.4 MW

Wind - 2,650 MW

Solar - 80.9 MW

Other segments - 214.5 MW

(Writing by Carl Bagh, Bangalore Editorial Reference Unit;

Editing by David Cutler and Sharon Lindores)

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