The ENGIE Group sees energy from renewable sources as an essential lever for enabling the energy transition. With 15% of its installed power generating capacity already accounted for by hydropower, wind power, solar power, biomass and biogas, the Group is now looking to renewable marine energy in the form of offshore wind, hydrokinetics and marine geothermal. ENGIE plans to double its renewable energy generating capacity in Europe over the next ten years.
At a press briefing held on January 13, 2015, ENGIE shared its growth ambitions for renewables and marine energy sources with journalists.
As the largest generator of wind power in France and Belgium, ENGIE has everything it takes to be a major player in renewable energy, not only in Europe, but also worldwide. The Group is now developing power and heat generating renewable energy projects on every continent: hydropower in Brazil and Peru, geothermal in Indonesia, solar power in Chile and South Africa, and onshore wind power in Morocco.
The Group has boosted its renewable energy capacity by 58% since 2009, and is committed to going further still. 42% of projects now under construction outside Europe are related to renewables.