Energy transition and climate
At the Climate Summit held in Paris on December 12, ENGIE CEO Isabelle Kocher will announce the Group’s plan to invest €1 billion over the next five years in improving the energy efficiency of buildings in France. She will also remind her audience that companies have a major role to play in countering climate change, and advocated the introduction of a carbon price in the range €20-€30.
“We are focusing all our resources on the technologies that will forge the energy world of tomorrow.”
To coincide with the presentation of the Global Compact for the Environment at the United Nations on September 19, ENGIE CEO Isabelle Kocher reiterated the importance of multilateral action to combat climate change as part of Climate Week NYC.
Natural gas occupies a prime position in successful delivery of the energy transition: it is simultaneously a substitute for polluting energy sources and the essential ally of renewables. Find out why in this article by Isabelle Kocher published by LinkedIn on September 19 this year.
“Combined cycle gas power plants are the best for complementing the intermittent nature of renewable energies.” In an interview with the magazine Pétrole et Gaz Informations, Didier Holleaux, Executive Vice President of ENGIE, explains the role played by natural gas in the energy transition.
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Today, grid operators, regulators and centralized energy production companies guarantee secure production, taking account of national security issues. But what about tomorrow?” Thierry Lepercq, Executive Vice President at ENGIE in charge of Research & Technology and Innovation, provides an answer.
“To shift from the smart city to smart territories, we have made a clear choice.” What choice is that? Olivier Biancarelli, Director of Decentralized Solutions for Cities and Territories and a member of ENGIE’s Operational Management Committee, provides the answer.
“The energy revolution represents the promise of decarbonized world where we will be able to reconcile economic and environmental progress.” In an article published on LinkedIn, ENGIE CEO Isabelle Kocher discusses innovations supported by the Group to speed up the energy revolution.
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The road to energy transition sometimes seems to be strewn with obstacles, but it is worth persevering if we want to live in a greener, more balanced world. Isabelle Kocher, CEO of ENGIE, talks about this on LinkedIn, highlighting the vital progress that has been made by companies and governments with respect to renewable energies, all around the world.
Public lighting, healthcare infrastructures, access to clean drinking water, education and exposure to air pollution… Improved access to energy across the continent of Africa is essential for substantial progress to be made in all these key areas. Group CEO Isabelle Kocher draws on examples of solutions developed by ENGIE in this part of the world to give a detailed explanation of her overview in an article published on LinkedIn.
Organized in conjunction with the Moroccan Business Confederation (CGEM), the French Business Confederation (MEDEF) and the Terrawatt Initiative, the first Solar@COP conference was held as a side event at COP22 in Marrakech on Tuesday, November 15. ENGIE CEO Isabelle Kocher was one of the industrial, political and financial leaders invited to speak on the subject of solar energy as a key solution in the fight against global warming.
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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.
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.
Isabelle Kocher gives her views in an interview with Capital.fr in which she explains the strategic vision and objectives of the Group to lead the global energy transition.
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