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Decarbonization through research and innovation


By ENGIE - 17 May 2024 - 15:35

For the ninth year running, the Group is partnering Europe's leading tech event, Vivatech, which takes place from May 22 to 25. An opportunity to look back at the importance of research and innovation for the Group.


In a report co-authored with the French Jean-Jaurès Foundation, ENGIE reaffirmed its commitment to achieving a successful transition. From energy efficiency and conservation to renewable energy, flexibility solutions, and infrastructure, the road to reaching this goal is clear. 
For ENGIE, a successful transition relies on the pragmatic use of all decarbonization technologies. This is what we call the alliance of the electron and the molecule.


To explore, develop, and mitigate the risks of tomorrow's technologies, ENGIE can count on its 650 employees in its Research and Innovation (R&I) division, who serve the GBUs and the entire Group. This division has four laboratories (Lab CRIGEN, Laborelec, Lab Singapore, and Cylergie), the ENGIE New Ventures investment fund, research and open innovation programs, and an incubation unit. It also collaborates with major research centers such as the CEA.


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