Digital innovation, a driver of transformation for ENGIE
Digital technology is everywhere – it’s part of our daily lives and it’s part of the economy. There are more and more technologies affecting all aspects of our everyday society. What are we talking about? What are challenges and limitations are involced?
There are numerous economic, social and environmental challenges at the heart of the energy transition. To meet them, digital innovations are rapidly proving to be a key tool for transforming a system that is destined to end.
As a leading player in the energy industry, ENGIE is firmly committed to a policy of harmonious progress. It is devoting all its capacity for research and innovation to meeting these challenges and offering its customers increasingly effective and environmentally-friendly services.
The innovation initiatives in which ENGIE is involved today specifically cover the following areas:
- Sustainable mobility
- Decentralized energy
- Connected buildings
- Regional management
- Development of hydrogen
- Energy storage solutions
ENGIE and digital innovation
- 22,000 members of the Innov@ENGIE in-house social network
- 10 external incubators in 6 countries
- 50 innovation managers Group-wide
- €165 m of investment capacity for ENGIE New Ventures
- 17 investments made at the end of (€65 m)
- €1 billion of investment in innovation and digital technologies
- > 90 calls for projects
- > 2,700 applications from start-ups
Beyond the revolution in uses, this digital revolution has also brought about a profound change in the company’s operating methods and its relationship with technology. So from artificial intelligence to digital overload, not forgetting the Internet of Things (also known as IoT), find out about ENGIE’s solutions for creating more harmonious progress, ensuring that digital innovation goes hand-in-hand with sustainable development and energy efficiency.
Artificial Intelligence is serving smart living – smart homes, smart cities, smart buildings, smart energy, etc. At ENGIE, we rely on Artificial Intelligence to provide a more fluid and tailored customer service, to collect and analyze data on energy consumption to enable users to exercise better control, and to advance the energy transition through smart tools that are accessible to both our customers and our employees.
Science and innovation beyond energy : When human and artificial intelligence join forces to advance genetic science
In October 2018, 14 ENGIE engineers and 14 scientists from the Pasteur Institute came together for 48 hours to improve a tool for measuring DNA.
On 27 September 2018, the CSAI Lab commissioned the first DGX supercalculator at its site in Saint-Denis. Designed by the Californian company Nvidia, the aim of this "supercomputer" is to develop IT tools that draw on artificial intelligence and deep learning.
Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 : live at the heart of innovation from January 8 to 12 in Las Vegas
ENGIE will be present at the CES and will present innovative digital projects in the fields of access to energy and energy efficiency.