On 25 January, London free paper Metro reported:
“A spectacular light show was held at the London Eye to mark a three-year deal between the tourist attraction and EDF Energy. The illumination, which took place at sunrise at the newly-named EDF Energy London Eye, was designed to encourage Britons to take action against climate change, according to EDF, which is the sustainability partner for the London 2012 Olympics.”
(See http://www.metro.co.uk/news/853667-spectacular-light-show-marks-edf-energy-london-eye-name-change for the full article.)
Meanwhile, EDF’s website reports:
“Coal is one of our largest purchases. The coal supply chain has the potential to deliver a number of potential impacts, covering all areas of sustainable development (environmental, social and economic). To make sure we always have an adequate supply, we buy from both the UK and abroad – in 2006 the volumes were about equal. Our wholesale markets team buys UK coal … Our trading arm, EDF Trading, buys imported coal … ”
See http://www.edfenergy.com/about-us/energy-generation/power-generation/coal.shtml.