In a report published at the beginning of June this year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) recorded some two million electric vehicles on the road in 2016, representing an increase of 60% over 2015! As a stakeholder in the green mobility sector, ENGIE has a strong presence in this fast-growing market. Here's our overview...
“Gas is now central to the energy revolution we are living through”. It was with these words that Isabelle Kocher described the dominant importance of this energy source to the strategic development of ENGIE. So why is ENGIE backing gas to kick-start the energy transition? We look at some of the answers to this question in our series devoted to gas.
Stage two of the GC32 Racing Tour was fought out in the waters off the Italian island of Sardinia between June 28 and July 1. Sébastien Rogues and his crew finished fifth overall. The result was slightly disappointing for Team ENGIE, but the consolation of finishing third in the provisional overall classification for the tour is motivating the crew more strongly than ever.
The issue of energy is critically important in Africa. One billion people live there today, but only 40% of them have daily access to electricity. Because the continent’s energy revolution is such a vital challenge for the coming years, ENGIE is taking action. We review some of the Group’s key initiatives in Africa.
The solar solutions proposed to Belgian homeowners by ENGIE Electrabel employ innovative technologies developed by Sungevity which optimize both the design of solar installations and their energy output, resulting in greater savings.
An OECD 1 report published on May 23 this year shows that integrating action on climate change into growth policy can have a positive economic effect. Running to more than 300 pages, Investing in Climate, « Investing in Climate, investing in Growth » details measures that could boost GDP in the G20 countries by 1% between now and 2021, and 2.8% by 2050. For its part, the ENGIE Group is absolutely committed to the energy transition and is basing its forward growth on a low-carbon future.
Nine new 150-meter tall windmills have been inaugurated in Belgium as part of the Greensky Project in Lincent - Wallonia, an ambitious initiative that will allow for greener train travel throughout the country.
The world of energy is changing and it is radically transforming the energy industry. On the occasion of the ENGIE Innovation Week and the Viva Technology exhibition, the Group is bringing together experts and startups to discuss such key topics as mobility, the smart city and energy transition. The Group is picking up the pace of the movement to develop innovation, digital technology and collaboration for a #FuturePoweredByEngie
To ease traffic congestion, improve air quality and optimize transport networks, ENGIE is committed to promoting green mobility. Better Mobility Today is a program consisting of a number of actions throughout the world through which ENGIE is making our cities smarter and more eco-responsible.
To respond to a range of challenges that include combating global warming, providing access to energy in parts of the world where is still does not exist, and developing a lower-carbon and more environmentally-friendly economy, ENGIE is focusing its expertise on promoting the energy revolution through a vast transformation plan that targets 2018. It includes €16 billion of investments in renewable energies and energy efficiency. Here is a brief outline of the Group’s main achievements over recent months.