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.
As a leader in the transition to a low-carbon future, ENGIE offers a package of eco-responsible solutions for cities and regions. Decentralized generation of renewables, public lighting, heating and cooling networks, personal protection, building energy performance, eco-communities, sustainable mobility: at ENGIE, the energy revolution is a reality today.
The GWEC (Global Wind Energy Council) published its annual review of growth trends in the global wind power market* on April 25. It reports new records in the European Union, slower growth in Asia and strong trends for the future.
As a major global force in solar and wind power, ENGIE has designed the Darwin data management platform to boost the performance of its renewable power generating facilities and develop predictive maintenance. Industrial customers, local authorities, local communities and residents will also be able to use this platform to learn more about ENGIE hydropower plants, solar photovoltaic power plants and wind farms in real time.