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30
Nov
2016
An award for ENGIE and its Matching Energy ambassadors

An award for ENGIE and its Matching Energy ambassadors

ENGIE’s desire to turn the spotlight on its employees, their rich and varied career paths and their personalities in tune with the outside world to attract the talents of tomorrow has been honored by the Communication & Entreprise association with the award of a prize for its Energy scheme in the HR and Employer Brand campaigns category.

30
Nov
2016
Compressed natural gas boosts sustainable mobility in Belgium

Compressed natural gas boosts sustainable mobility in Belgium

On November 16, ENORA, a company formed by ENGIE Electrabel, G&V Energy Group and the Picardy Wallonia Inter-Communal Development Agency (Ideta), opened its seventh compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station in Belgium. The company is increasingly active in promoting the use of this environmentally-friendly fuel.

28
Nov
2016
Wind Is Only Increasing in Power

Wind Is Only Increasing in Power

The capacities of wind energy could quintuple worldwide by 2030, according to a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council, thanks in large parts to enormous development in new markets as Asia. The development of onshore wind power is one of ENGIE priorities.

17
Nov
2016
ENGIE continues enhancing cooperation with Chongqing Energy Investment Group

ENGIE continues enhancing cooperation with Chongqing Energy Investment Group

On November 16th, Ms. Sandra Lagumina, Executive Vice President of ENGIE, and Mr. Feng Yue, President of CEIG, signed a MoU on strengthening cooperation between both parties. The MoU focuses on enhancing the existing cooperation on natural gas distributed energy and also seeking new cooperation in the sectors of biogas in Chongqing, as well as potential energy trading business in the framework of the establishment of the China Petroleum and Natural Gas Trading Hub, located in Chongqing.

14
Nov
2016
COP22: Morocco, a showcase for renewable energies in Africa

COP22: Morocco, a showcase for renewable energies in Africa

As Morocco officially takes on the presidency of the 22nd international conference on climate change, the country seems well on course to meeting its renewable energy targets. Morocco has set itself the challenge of covering 42% of its electricity needs with renewable energies by 2020, and 52% by 2030.

08
Nov
2016
The “Climate Finance Day” : the challenge of green finance

The “Climate Finance Day” : the challenge of green finance

On November 4th, Gérard Mestrallet participated in Casablanca, Morocco to the second Climate Finance Day that gathered major financial actors – investors, banks and insurers – alongside policy makers and other climate stakeholders. Its objective is to promote and discuss the multiple innovative financial solutions currently available or emerging.

07
Nov
2016
A rise in renewable energies in Canada

A rise in renewable energies in Canada

As the country ratifies the Paris agreement to curb climate-warming emissions, two days after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to introduce a carbon tax in 2018, the National Energy Board reports a clear increase in renewable energy capacities since 2005.

28
Oct
2016
Participative funding, a breath of fresh air for wind power in Belgium

Participative funding, a breath of fresh air for wind power in Belgium

The public-private partnership Wind4Flanders* inaugurated a new wind farm on the Umicore and Aurubis Belgium sites in Olen, in the Campine region, on October 20, 2016. What makes this installation different? It gives the local population a chance to invest in their own wind farm and contribute to the development of green energy in their region.

24
Oct
2016
ENGIE in Africa: on the road to the energy transition

ENGIE in Africa: on the road to the energy transition

ENGIE is making an active contribution to energy industry expansion in Africa. With an established presence in the north and south, ENGIE now plans to expand into other regions of the continent to bring accessible sustainable energy to its growing population, 70% of whom still suffer from insufficient access to power.

21
Oct
2016
Energy efficiency and smart building for the University of Milan

Energy efficiency and smart building for the University of Milan

ENGIE Italy has signed a 2.5M€, 3-year contract with the University of Milan, with the aim of improving the efficiency of current energy installations. The university, with its 81 sites (faculties, university veterinarian hospital, libraries), covers 174,000 square meters, and is hoping to become a leading ecological and sustainable site in the new town of Milan.