EDF, the official electricity supplier of the London 2012 Games today unveiled Team EDF, an international line up of thirty six Olympic and Paralympic athletes, in the presence of Chair of LOCOG Seb Coe, EDF Energy CEO Vincent de Rivaz and EDF London 2012 Strategic Lead Catherine Lescure at London’s Tower Bridge.
Joining the multi-national team are British Olympic and Paralympic Medalists, Victoria Pendleton, Tim Brabants and Liz Johnson.
In total Team EDF have claimed 45 medals this year in their respective World and European championships, whilst 11 are world champions and 15 are either Olympic or Paralympic gold medallists.
Victoria shown below at the Team EDF launch on 23 November 2011…
In a statement released by EDF, they say that their focus is on low carbon electricity, and ways they use it more wisely such as replacing the lighting on Tower Bridge , which will save a significant sum of their energy consumption.
EDF is conducting the project to replace the lighting on Tower Bridge with the City of London, the Greater London Authority (GLA) and fellow London 2012 partner GE.