Wind energy is poised to be the new leader in renewable energy in the United States, according to the most recent estimates from the American Energy Information Administration (EIA). In the United States, ENGIE operates a portfolio of power and cogeneration plants where natural gas is more and more supplemented by renewable energy.
PlugMyCar is the name of an internal study commissioned by ENGIE Fab with Tractebel ENGIE in Belgium to anticipate the development of electric mobility and its impact on our ways of traveling. Vincenzo Giordano, one of the joint authors of the study, explains that the numerical modeling used in the study is not based on “our vision of what will happen in 2030.” Instead, it posits a “disruptive scenario” which will make it possible to begin the process right away of preparing the future of sustainable mobility.
ENGIE’s focus on the development of green energy has led to the Group’s firm commitment to green bonds, which are emerging as the investment option of the future.
The hosting of major sports competitions is a unique moment in the life of cities and regions – an exhilarating moment for the local populations, and a development opportunity for the territories. It is also an occasion for communities to commit themselves to ambitious infrastructure and facilities policies. To ensure that these efforts respond to individual needs and collective issues over the long-term, beyond the event itself, it is critical to integrate them into a resolutely sustainable approach.
Why shouldn’t ecological by synonymous with economical? So concludes a study by IRENA (the International Renewable Energy Agency), which is forecasting a substantial fall in renewable energy costs by 2020. This excellent news could make a big difference to the energy revolution.
Following the acquisition of ACS, which has a 40% market share with more than 5,000 monitored sites in Brazil and 600 customers, ENGIE will provide an offer of integrated power management solutions. This acquisition will also boost its R$1 billion billing target in services.
Biomethane has the same properties as natural gas, but it is a 100% renewable clean energy. To develop the sustainable production of this green gas at a local level, ENGIE has been developing the Gaya project for several years – a platform for producing biomethane from dry biomass (wood, straw, agricultural and food waste, etc.). Inaugurated in October 2017 at Saint-Fons in Chemical Valley, south of Lyon, Gaya is a key milestone in the development of so-called 2G (2nd Generation) biomethane.
ENGIE and IDP Santé have collaborated in the launch of a new system to help accurately measure the dynamism and wellbeing of elderly people in China. The pilot program of this system, called “Smart Flat”, will be introduced on March 5 of this year at the Lidou Community Center, an elderly care facility in Beijing. Lidou will use the system to help care for about 2,000 local people over the age of 65.
France has set itself some ambitious targets for 2030: to increase the renewables contribution to total energy consumption to 40%, and boost the percentage of total gas consumption accounted for by gas from renewable sources to 10% . Power-to-Gas is an innovative technology that converts energy generated from renewable sources into gas to increase the contribution made by green electricity and gas to the French energy mix. We explain why the technique is a crucial part of the energy transition.
From January 9 to 12, 2018, ENGIE exhibited at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for the third consecutive year. One of the world’s flagship events for innovation, CES attracts some 4,000 exhibitors. At the ENGIE Innovation booth in Eureka Park, the zone that gives priority to start-ups, the Group and its partners presented 27 solutions from all round the world, whether developed in-house or originating with its partner start-ups, incubators and corporate players.