In June, the International Energy Agency (IEA) published its 2016 Energy Technology Perspectives report.To turn the promises made at COP21 into a reality, technology has a pivotal role to play in cities which are now home to almost half of the world’s population. What needs to be done? What is the best approach? Below are some ideas.
In 30 years, there will be almost 9bn of us living on planet Earth. To overcome the energy shortage which is an increasingly pressing matter in some parts of the globe, the Group is developing innovative, enduring solutions so that our most vulnerable communities have access to water and electricity.
The French model for the energy industry is rapidly evolving. Following publication of the Energy Transition for Green Growth Act (LTECV) in August 2015, the objectives are clearly defined: to consolidate the country’s energy independence, limit its carbon footprint, and fight against energy poverty. ENGIE is committed to these targets, focusing on decentralized, digital zero carbon energy.
Being on the path of history: this is the promise with which ENGIE’s 2015 Annual Report opens. And within that promise, the desire to make an ever firmer commitment to the transition to clean energy and develop new, innovative, digital solutions for energy producing less and less carbon.
Pascal Canfin (Head of WWF France), Alain Grandjean (Economist) and Gérard Mestrallet (Chairman of the Board of Directors of ENGIE) – the chairmen of the carbon pricing committee appointed by Ségolène Royal, the French Minister of the Environment, Energy and the Sea – today submitted their final report, including 10 key recommendations.
We look back in images on the first Vivatechnology event held in Paris between June 30 and July 2. An overview of three days dedicated to innovation, creativity and ingenuity; three days of hectic and passionate enthusiasm.
Back in 2010, Belgium set a target to increase the contribution of renewables to 13% of total national energy consumption by 2020. To help achieve that target, ENGIE Electrabel has been engaged over a period of years in forging partnerships with local cooperatives, and decided to launch its own in 2013: Electrabel CoGreen has already given 1,000 local residents the opportunity to invest in wind power.
This is the second time the Business & Climate Summit has been held; it opened on June 28th in London, with Segolene Royal present. The Business & Climate Summit has emerged as the major get-together for the largest companies and international investors involved in the struggle against climate change. Gerard Mestrallet spoke in the final plenary session of the event, on the subject of climate policy, post-COP21.
From June 30 to July 2, 2016, Vivatechnology brings together startups, directors, investors and opinion leaders around a single goal – anticipating new ways in which technology will be used in tomorrow's world. ENGIE takes you behind the scenes of this first day…
The first meeting of this year's GC32 Racing Tour was fought out over 19 races spanning four days. Team ENGIE delivered a strong performance on Italy's Lake Garda between May 26 and 29.