Centrica - possible sale of SPE interest

Centrica plc (‘Centrica') today confirms that it remains in discussions with Electricité de France S.A (‘EDF') on the possibility of Centrica taking an equity stake in British Energy and that these discussions extend to the possible sale to EDF of Centrica's 51% interest in SPE.  

The companies expect the discussions to conclude in the next few weeks. There can be no certainty that any agreement will be reached.