We have 130 years of history, we have our headquarters in Milano and we are one of the oldest energy companies in continental Europe.
Edison was founded in 1884 in Milano and it is one of Europe’s oldest energy companies. Today, it’s the second energy company in Italy and a European leading operator with operations in the supply, production and sales of electric power and hydrocarbons (natural gas and crude oil).
Edison employs 5000 people with operations and activities in many different countries: Italy, Greece, UK, Norway, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Belgium, Turkey, Algeria, Egypt, Israel, and Falkland Islands.
2015 Edison Norge AS is established on January 1st
2011 Edison achieves the milestone of more than 1,400,000 customers
2009 Edison unveils its gas sales package for the residential market
2008 Edison unveils its electric power sales package for the residential market
2007 Edison establishes Edison Norway branch
2005 Edison’s control passes to Transalpina Energia, a 50-50 joint venture of Electricité de France and Delmi (group of financial investor led by A2A)
2002 The merger of Montedison, Edison, Sondel and Fiat Energia creates the “new” Edison
1999 The Bersani Decree goes into effect and Edison enters the deregulated energy market
1979 SELM (Servizi Elettrici Montedison) is established as a separate company
1966 Edison merges with Montecatini. Montedison becomes a chemical giant
1962 Italy’s electric power industry is nationalized and Edison becomes a self-producer
1931 Edison begins to supply natural gas to households in Milan
1884 The “Società Generale Italiana di Elettricità Sistema Edison” was established on 6th January
1883 Continental Europe’s first commercial power plant is built at Milan, Santa Radegonda