EDP Distribuição (EDPD), one of the main companies in EDP Group, is the Portuguese Distribution System Operator (DSO), and distributes electricity to more than 6.1 million customers in Portugal with a network of more than 224.000 km. EDPD has distributed around 50 TWh of energy in 2015, with a headcount of 3.300 direct employees, and as much outsourced, and managing assets worth of 2.4b€, including 419 HV/MV substations, 67.000 MV/LV substations and more than 6 million LV meters.

EDP is the largest Portuguese industrial group with strong activity in Portugal, Spain and other European Countries, and also in the USA and Brazil. It has more than 12 thousand direct employees and an overall presence in 14 countries. It has a global installed generation capacity of 24GW.  It is the largest generator, distributor and supplier of electricity in Portugal, the third largest electricity generation company in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the largest gas distributors in the Iberian Peninsula. In renewables, EDP Group is the 4th largest wind player with 9.6 GW of installed capacity and a strong presence in the USA with its subsidiary company Horizon. For the 8th consecutive year, EDP was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World with the highest grading in the Carbon Disclosure Project, 100 A. In Portugal, EDP group operates across the electricity value chain in the generation, distribution and commercialization of electricity and gas.

Source: Compiled from EDP Group data (2015)

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