US Electricity House of the Year: EDF Trading

Energy Risk Awards 2012

Energy Risk Awards 2012
Energy Risk Awards 2012

The trading house has broadened its geographic footprint from coast to coast, grown its business to include more hedging and risk management products typically offered by banks, and developed innovative technology for its clients.

EDF Trading – a subsidiary of European electricity giant EDF – entered the US power market in 2008 when it acquired Eagle Energy Partners from Lehman Brothers, which had just filed for bankruptcy. At that time, the firm had about 5,000 megawatts (MW) of assets under ma