Energy performance

Ensure the reduction of energy consumption and our carbon footprint

Energy efficiency is considered as one of the three pillars to a successful transition to carbon neutrality alongside energy sobriety and the development of renewable energies; it offers ways of optimising our energy consumption. ENGIE enjoys a unique position on the market as it is present across the whole energy value chain with a strong commitment to support its customers in improving their energy performance. 


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To meet European climate commitments, we must achieve a 34% reduction in total final energy consumption by 2050. Furthermore, the European Energy Efficiency Directive No. 2023/1791 provides for the principle of priority for energy efficiency in national policies and for public buildings, and sets out progressive energy reduction targets of 1.9% per year starting in 2028.

Given these challenges, ENGIE proposes a comprehensive energy efficiency range that features several different solutions for all types of public buildings, whether residential, schools and universities, hospitals, leisure centres, sports stadiums, administrative buildings, retail centres and offices. Without skimping on comfort, these solutions reduce energy consumption, thereby lowering the building carbon footprint and costs. 


What is ENGIE's expertise in energy efficiency?

ENGIE delivers expertise to cover the whole value chain, from diagnostic to design, installation, operation, maintenance, financing, etc.

ENGIE's strength lies in its capacity to make performance commitments. The Energy and Carbon Savings Performance Contract (ECSPC)1 covers the Group's commitment to the customer to achieve targeted reductions in energy consumption and carbon emissions.


1 For more information about the ESCPC solutions (in French):  FEDENE - Analysis of EPC 2020


What drivers are deployed?

To achieve these contractually guaranteed energy performance objectives, ENGIE uses different drivers, from modernising installations to using greener equipment, along with raising occupant awareness about more energy-efficient uses. Making energy and the facilities managed by ENGIE greener depends on the following solutions:

  • Heat pumps: in its scenario to decarbonise Europe by 2050, ENGIE estimated that 35% of buildings should be equipped with heat pumps and 13% with hybrid heat pumps. Heat pumps capture heat from outside to heat or cool inside a building. They can be coupled to local renewable energy sources (biogas, geothermal, biomass, etc.) for greater energy independence.
  • Biomass or biogas boilers which produce low-carbon heat energy using local sources of supply.
  • Thermal panels used to heat domestic hot water via solar panels
  • Solar panels used to produce electricity via solar energy.
  • Cooling production systems: some air conditioning and ventilation solutions are more economical and less polluting than others.



Our assets:

Expertise & innovation

Close relationships and wide geographical coverage

Data intelligence

Active load curve management


SCHOC, an offer that meets requirements for decarbonisation and cost management

For building owners in France, ENGIE has developed SCHOC (calibrated hybrid solutions for decarbonisation). Its strong points? Bringing together decarbonisation and flexibility, by coupling a hybrid boiler and a heat pump which captures heat calories naturally present in the air. 


Did you know?

ENGIE also supports its customers through programs aimed at reducing their energy consumption and environmental impact. In 2023, ENGIE, in partnership with the city of Florence, launched a significant energy renovation initiative that covered 152 schools, museums and 274 other buildings in the city, including the Palazzo Vecchio and the Convent of Santo Spirito. Energy efficiency is at the heart of this program, resulting in a 30% reduction in thermal energy consumption and a 23% decrease in power consumption. Overall, ENGIE’s low-carbon solutions will prevent more than 50,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions.