Electricite de France has agreed to sell its 84.5% shareholding in the Compagnie Eolienne du Detroit to Theolia, a renewable energy company.

<p>The Compagnie Eolienne du Detroit (CED) was created in 1998 to finance, build and operate for 19 years (under a concession contract with the Office National de l&#0039;Electricite (ONE)/National Electricity Office of Morocco) a wind farm composed of 84 wind turbines of 50MW total capacity.<br /><br />Following the successful development of the CED, EDF intends to participate in new projects in the renewable energy sector, in particular in Morocco, through its subsidiary EDF Energies Nouvelles.</p>