Funding solar should be as easy as making yourself a coffee

“Funding solar should be as easy as making yourself a coffee”

Jean-Pascal Pham-Ba, Secretary General of the Terrawatt Initiative, sees solar power as a massive potential market. In an interview with La Tribune, he explains in detail the goals of the international organization launched in the run-up to COP21, and the financial and structural resources deployed to achieve them.

“We will need to co-create, co-conceive, co-invent and co-manage solutions”

“We will need to co-create, co-conceive, co-invent and co-manage solutions”

Isabelle Kocher, ENGIE Chief Executive Officer, talked about partnerships and collaboration, during the second session of the opening plenary of the 2016 edition of the World Cities Summit, in Singapore.

The 21st century will mark the end of fossil fuels

“The 21st century will mark the end of fossil fuels”

ENGIE CEO Isabelle Kocher sees the disappearance of fossil fuels and their replacement by renewables as the great challenge of our time. In Le Monde, she sets out what the Group is trying to achieve in practical terms to promote the international energy transition.

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“The potential of solar is enormous: twenty times the level of global energy consumption”

Isabelle Kocher s’est exprimée dans une interview accordée au magazine Capital.fr. Elle y explique la vision et les orientations stratégiques du Groupe pour devenir le leader mondial de la transition énergétique.

The Franco-Chinese climate negotiations are a success

“The Franco-Chinese climate negotiations are a success”

A few weeks away from COP21, ENGIE CEO Gérard Mestrallet explains why “Franco-Chinese climate negotiations are a success” and reviews the Group’s initiatives to promote a low-carbon transition.

Why the ENGIE Group will embark on no new coal-fired power plant projects

Why the ENGIE Group will embark on no new coal-fired power plant projects< h3>

A few weeks away from COP21, ENGIE Chairman & CEO Gérard Mestrallet explains why the Group will build no more coal-fired power plants, and restates his commitment to countering climate change.

Climate Finance Day will help to demonstrate the substantial level of involvement from the finance sector

“Climate Finance Day will help to demonstrate the substantial level of involvement from the finance sector”

ENGIE Chairman & CEO Gérard Mestrallet talks about finance sector engagement with climate change issues in the context of Climate Finance Day. He discusses practical solutions for the effective leveraging of private finance to contain climate change. Gérard Mestrallet: “It’s crucial that we raise capital on a very large scale and achieve the target of limiting global warming to just 2 degrees.”

COP21 will provide the opportunity to showcase and share good practices

“COP21 will provide the opportunity to showcase and share good practices”

Reducing its own CO2 emissions by 10% between now and 2020, doubling its renewables generating capacity by 2025 in Europe and creating an eco-responsible social fund: ENGIE is already engaged in many climate improvement initiatives. Group Chairman & CEO Gérard Mestrallet believes that the international conference to be held in Paris this December should accelerate the introduction of these environmentally beneficial initiatives at global level.

The price of carbon: getting a bearing on climate

“The price of carbon: getting a bearing on climate”

Gérard Mestrallet, CEO of ENGIE,  in an interview for Le Monde highlighted the importance of a widespread, international carbon price. A low-carbon transition that encourages more and more companies to participate and that lasts is indispensable to guarantee a peaceful future for our planet.

The energy transition: a challenge for societies around the world

“The energy transition: a challenge for societies around the world”

Isabelle Kocher, Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer presented ENGIE’s energy transition commitments.  Isabelle Kocher gave a few examples of solutions and innovations introduced by the Group to improve energy efficiency.

Gas offers an important opportunity for France

Gas offers an important opportunity for France

French Gas Association Chairman Jérôme Ferrier sees gas as an energy source that will become increasingly green, thanks to the production of biomethane from household and agricultural waste. A perfect partner for renewables, and one which France should consider much more seriously in the run-up to COP21.

Discours Gérard Mestrallet : UN Private Sector Forum, Carbon Pricing Segment

Discours Gérard Mestrallet : UN Private Sector Forum, Carbon Pricing Segment

ENGIE CEO Gérard Mestrallet advocates the principle of a world price for carbon at the United Nations Climate Summit, September 23 and 24 in New York.

Nathalie Casali analyses the changing world of energy

Nathalie Casali analyses the changing world of energy

JP Morgan analyst Nathalie Casali gives us her view of the changes that are currently shaking up the energy sector, from turbulent markets to governments whose hesitation to commit prevents the forward visibility required for confident investment.

What Erik Orsenna is telling us in Paving the way for a good city

What Erik Orsenna is telling us in “Paving the way for a good city”

In «Paving the Way for a Good City» published by the Urban Strategy Council, Erik Orsenna offers us a fascinating summary of his vision for the city of tomorrow.

How do we prepare for the climate of tomorrow ?

How do we prepare for the climate of tomorrow ?

ENGIE presented its vision of adapting to climate change at the 11th International Weather and Climate Forum. This forum, hosted at the Conseil Économique, Social et Environnemental in Paris on April 1, was attended by leading climate change experts. Group Environment Director Hervé Casterman tells us more…

European cities are the most advanced in terms of the transition to new energies

“European cities are the most advanced in terms of the transition to new energies”

A member of the Executive Committee overseeing ENGIE’s international and European relations, Denis Simmoneau gives us his vision of cities making the transition to new energies at MIPIM, International Real Estate Show for Professionals, on 12 March 2014 in Cannes.