If there is one key area to which the ENGIE Group committed itself in 2016, it is digital transformation. The focus has been on innovation that meets the challenge of energy efficiency and helps drive the revolution that is underway in the world of energy. Here are flashbacks to some of the year’s top news stories and photos!
In 25 years’ time, demand for coal in many countries should have dropped considerably in favor of natural gas and renewable energies. This forecast comes in the International Energy Agency’s latest annual report, World Energy Outlook*, published in November 2016.
With a new Regional Express Train to link Dakar to the new Senegal international airport and an extension to the Casablanca tramway, ENGIE confirms its commitment to more free-flowing and less polluting forms of mobility in large cities in emerging countries.
In 2016, ENGIE was fighting on all fronts in the energy revolution. Its rallying cries? Decarbonization, decentralization, digitalization and energy efficiency. We look back at some of the Group’s highlights operating at the very heart of the transition of the world of energy.
By equipping the 27 buildings that make up the Grand Place in Brussels, ENGIE Fabricom is optimizing the Belgian capital’s expenditure on energy and finance while meeting its objective of increasing performance and stimulating sustainable development. We put this subsidiary’s expertise in street lighting under the spotlight.
Following on the offer of solar panels for homeowners it launched in August, the ENGIE Group’s Belgian subsidiary is now extending its service to businesses, local authorities and public institutions. The benefits for customers? Lower energy bills, and the chance to become owners of their photovoltaic installations.
ENGIE’s desire to turn the spotlight on its employees, their rich and varied career paths and their personalities in tune with the outside world to attract the talents of tomorrow has been honored by the Communication & Entreprise association with the award of a prize for its Energy scheme in the HR and Employer Brand campaigns category.
On November 16, ENORA, a company formed by ENGIE Electrabel, G&V Energy Group and the Picardy Wallonia Inter-Communal Development Agency (Ideta), opened its seventh compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station in Belgium. The company is increasingly active in promoting the use of this environmentally-friendly fuel.
The capacities of wind energy could quintuple worldwide by 2030, according to a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council, thanks in large parts to enormous development in new markets as Asia. The development of onshore wind power is one of ENGIE priorities.