The companies will examine all the key issues related to new investment in nuclear power plant
such as technology, locations and industrial partnership.

Klaus Schafer, CEO of E.ON in Italy, said: “The memorandum of understanding between E.ON and
GDF Suez is a first step of our cooperation to deliver an early, substantial and vital contribution
for the re-entry of nuclear power in Italy.

“To move forward we need the completion of the well advanced regulatory framework,
a strong industrial partnership open to Italian and other European partners and a competitive
process to access to suitable nuclear sites.”

The companies have stakes in 30 nuclear power stations in Germany, Belgium,
France and Sweden. E.ON runs and operates nine nuclear power stations, while GDF Suez operates