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San Diego International Airport and ENGIE Storage Contract to Further Airport’s Strategic Energy Initiative

ENGIE Storage announced that San Diego International Airport (SAN) is the first airport in the United States to install one of its battery energy storage systems. The 2 MW/4 MWh GridSynergy® energy storage system furthers the airport’s long-term commitment to efficiency and sustainability. Paired with the airport’s existing photovoltaic solar system, the new energy storage […]

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Engie Commissions 100 MW Solar Park in Belgium

French energy company Engie has announced completion of its 99.5 MW Crystal Solar Park Lommel, in Belgium. The project, near the town of Lommel in the Flemish province of Limburg, is owned by investment agency, Limburgse investeringsmaatschappij. Local zinc and lead manufacturer Nyrstar signed a 15-year PPA in July to purchase some of the power generated […]

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Canadian Government Selects ENGIE to Achieve 2030 Efficiency Goals

ENGIE and its partners have won a contract to modernise, maintain and operate a district energy system in Canada. Innovate Energy, comprising ENGIE, PCL Construction and Black &McDonald, won a 35-year contract to operate the district energy system that heats 80 buildings and cools 67 buildings in Canada’s Capital Region. The project is part of the Canadian […]

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French Engie, Portugal’s EDP Aim To Be Second-Biggest Offshore Wind Developer

French utility Engie and Portugal’s EDP said on Tuesday they will invest 15 billion euros ($16.7 billion) with the aim of becoming the world’s number two offshore wind developer after Denmark’s Orsted. The two utilities, which have no operational offshore wind parks so far, said they will combine their offshore wind assets and project pipelines, […]

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French Utility Engie To Sell Some German and Dutch Coal Power Assets

French utility Engie has agreed to sell some coal-fired power plants in the Netherlands and Germany, as Engie continues its strategy of disposing of non-core assets to focus more on the renewable energy sector. Engie said it was selling those assets to investment firm Riverstone Holdings LLC and that the deal would cut Engie’s net […]

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Engie Finishes Minigrid, Expands PV Home System Business In Zambia

Engie has installed one of its PowerCorner systems in Chitandika, a small village in the eastern part of the country. Zambian Minister of Energy Matthew Nkhuwa was on hand for the inauguration of the project. The village, which previously lacked access to electricity, is home to about 1,500 people. The minigrid will provide electricity to […]

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Engie Takes Control Of Swiss Energy Solutions Provider Tiko

French utility Engie has purchased a majority stake in Swiss energy management systems provider Tiko Energy Solutions AG. The investment was made through a capital increase at Tiko, Engie said on Thursday without revealing the exact size of the stake it has acquired. Swisscom and Repower will remain shareholders in Tiko. Swisscom confirmed separately that […]

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ENGIE and Yara To Test Green Hydrogen Technology In Fertiliser Production

French energy group ENGIE and Norweigan fertiliser manufacturer Yara are joining forces in Australia to prove the time to apply green hydrogen technology to industry is now. The two companies will test green hydrogen technology in fertiliser production and agreed to carry out a feasibility study together at the beginning of the month (5th Feb). […]

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Fully Charged Explores The Possibilities Of ENGIE’s Vehicle-To-Grid Tech

Robert Llewelyn and the Fully Charged team went to ENGIE’s offices in Amsterdam to learn more about its vehicle-to-grid pilot and the work the ENGIE team is doing in the flexible energy storage space. They met up with Jacco van der Burg, ENGIE Green Mobility’s general manager of smart mobility and e-mobility, to talk about […]

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ENGIE Supplies CEMEX With 100% Renewable Electricity

CEMEX, leading building materials supplier, working in partnership with energy, services and regeneration group ENGIE, will now be provided with 100% renewable electricity to all supplied sites. ENGIE has been providing electricity to over 150 CEMEX UK sites for over 10 years, also supplying gas to 33 of these sites. The current contract is to […]

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Engie Enters Germany Building Automation Market

Engie has signed a new deal to expand its presence in the entire energy value chain in Germany. The integrated energy firm has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire technology and service provider OTTO Luft-und Klimatechnik GmbH. The acquisition equips Engie with technical buildings services including ventilation and air conditioning, cooling technology and building […]

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ENGIE To Develop Zero Net Energy City Of The Future

Engie and Springfield City Group, the master planner behind the emerging city of Greater Springfield, in Queensland Australia, have agreed a 50-year strategic alliance to make Greater Springfield a net zero energy city. Greater Springfield has a population of 40,000 and is a city that has been planned around the pillars of health, education and […]

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Engie To Convert Staffordshire Coal Power Station Into Sustainable Housing

French electric multinational Engie has announced this week it will not be selling off the 139-hectare site of a disused UK coal power station in Rugeley, Staffordshire. Instead, the installation will be converted into a “sustainable village of 2000 homes powered by solar panels, in the biggest redevelopment yet of a former UK power plant”, […]

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ENGIE Signs Solar PPAs With Steel Firm And Airport Operator In Mexico

French power giant ENGIE has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) to supply energy from a 130MW solar PV plant to steel producer, Gerdau, in northern Mexico. The PV plant being developed in Sonora, has around 400,000 solar modules and is due to be operational at the end of 2019. Once complete ENGIE will […]

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Engie Signs 25-Year PPA for Senegalese Scaling Solar Projects

French energy giant ENGIE has signed power purchase agreements for two solar power plants in Senegal. The projects, with a combined capacity of 60MW, were developed as part of the International Finance Corporation’s Scaling Solar Programme. ENGIE will be responsible for the construction and operation of the plants in Kahone and Kaël. “This long-term public-private […]

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Engie Gets Green Light For Grounded Off-Shore Wind Projects In France

French energy group Engie said on Tuesday it has received clearance for its grounded 500 MW gigawatt capacity offshore Yeu and Noirmoutier wind projects. Engie said the 2 billion euro ($2.27 billion) projects, which it is developing with renewables company EDPR, and a unit of French public sector lender Caisse des Depots, will proceed with […]

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Engie Moves Asia Pasific Headquarters From Bangkok To Singapore

Engie announced its decision to relocate its Asia Pacific headquarters to Singapore from Bangkok, Thailand. According to a media release, the new Asia Pacific headquarters and executive team will be located at Golden-Agri Plaza along Pasir Panjang road and is expected to be fully operational by middle of 2019. Several of Engie’s business units, including […]

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Engie Reuses EV Batteries For Energy Storage Project

French multinational electric utility Engie has deployed an energy storage system in Holland that is powered entirely by second-life batteries from Renault electric vehicles. The 150 kW/90 kWh E-STOR system in Rotterdam has been developed by UK energy storage technology developer Connected Energy and has been installed on a section of the TenneT distribution network. […]

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Engie Quenches Nestle Thirst For Power

Engie is to supply at least half of Nestle Waters North America’s Texas operations with electricity from the 163MW Midway wind farm located in the US state. The power will be used to operate Nestle Waters North America’s factories and distribution centres in in Travis, McLennan, Dallas and Harris counties from the project in San […]

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World’s Largest Microgrid Moves One Step Closer In Palau

Tucked away in the Micronesia region of the Pacific Ocean is the small Republic of Palau, boasting a population of just over 20,000. The country will nevertheless soon be home to what is believed to be the world’s largest microgrid consisting of solar, diesel, and energy storage, representing at least 45% of the island nation’s […]

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Engie Targets Large-Scale Rooftop And Self-Consumption in France

French utility Engie and retailer Casino launched a joint venture on Wednesday that will invest some 100 million euros ($115 million) a year to build solar panels on the rooftops of supermarkets, hotels and hospitals in France. Engie will work with Casino to install solar units with generating capacities of up to 1 megawatt (MW) […]

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Engie Seals PPA For Arkona Off-Shore Wind Park

French energy group Engie SA (EPA:ENGI) said on Thursday it has inked a four-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the output of the 385-MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. Engie will be buying the entire production of the plant, or roughly 1.5 TWh a year, from mid-2018, with plans to market […]

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Engie, STOA Tie-Up Targets 2 GW Of Indian Wind

French energy group Engie SA (EPA:ENGI) and compatriot STOA have established a joint venture (JV) that will aim to deploy over 2 GW of wind power capacity in India in the next five years. The equally owned venture will target both onshore and offshore wind projects under tenders by the Indian government and by separate […]

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Engie And J-Power Will Work Together On Off-Shore Wind

J-Power in Japan and Engie in France have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on large-scale commercial offshore wind projects, including floating offshore wind. In a statement, the companies said they see offshore wind as a ‘promising technology’’ and plan to undertake joint efforts as part of the MOU to improve the competitiveness of […]

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Engie And Moltem To Industrialize Blockchain Technology

French utility Engie and business consulting group Maltem have launched a blockchain development joint venture seeking to simplify and extend the use of the digital ledger technology, the companies said Friday. The joint venture, named Blockchain Studio, has secured seed funding of Eur1.9 million ($2.2 million). Blockchain Studio’s software suite is aimed at speeding up […]

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Engie, Greenyellow Create Joint Solar Venture

The European Commission has approved the creation of a common subsidiary by France’s Engie and GreenYellow. “The joint venture will be primarily active in the development, construction, operation and maintenance of photovoltaic power plants,” the EC specified in a statement released, adding, “The Commission concluded that the proposed concentration did not create concerns for free […]

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ENGIE Completes Financing of Texas Wind Project

Our member Engie announced that it has signed construction and tax-equity financing, and a power hedge, for the Live Oak Wind project. With a total capacity of 200 MW, Live Oak is part of the Infinity Renewables portfolio recently acquired by ENGIE North America, and is located in Schleicher County, near San Angelo, in west […]

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Engie To Build Belgium’s Largest Solar Park

Construction on the 100 MW Kristal Solar Park is set to start in October. The facility will be located near the town of Lommel, in the Flemish province of Limburg. The project developer, local investment agency, Limburgse investeringsmaatschappij (LRM) said the project will be 34% cheaper than expected. The investment agency of Belgium’s Flemish province […]

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ENGIE To Build Eight Hybrid Solar Projects In Gabon

Engie has signed an agreement with Gabonese financial institution, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC), to deploy eight hybrid solar plants in Gabon, with a combined capacity of 2.2MW. Under the deal, solar energy will be supplied in locations that currently draw electricity from oil-fired thermal power stations. The project is expected to save Gabon […]

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Engie In Partnership With Nexity, Plans To Create Its Future Campus

Engie and Nexity have concluded a financial and technological partnership to acquire and transform together into an exemplary eco-district, a 9-hectares plot of industrial land at La Garenne-Colombes, in the Hauts-de-Seine department (92). This new Paris La Défense centre would in particular host a future Engie eco-campus. The two groups will pool their respective know-how […]

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Engie and Susi To Construct 208MW Norwegian Wind Farm

Engie and Susi have signed the financing agreements for Project Tonstad, a 208 MW wind farm in Norway selling power under a 25-year offtake agreement with aluminium producer Hydro. Project Tonstad is located in the municipalities of Sirdal and Flekkefjord in the South of Norway and will have a capacity of 208 MW consisting of […]

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New Step For Engie In Renewable Energy

ENGIE signed with Forestalia, General Electric and Mirova an innovative agreement to develop nine subsidy-free wind farms with a total capacity of 300 MW, awarded at the first Spanish renewable generation auction in 2016. ENGIE in Spain participates in this project with a multi-facetted profile, being at the same time energy manager, long term purchaser, […]

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French Energy Group Engie Built Up By Renewables

French energy company ENGIE said first quarter revenues were driven by a global portfolio, though Belgium and France renewables were a main lift. France has one of the least carbonized electricity sectors among members of the European Union. Most of its renewable power comes from hydroelectric resources. Leading with a renewable energy footprint in the […]

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Engie and SUEZ To Develop 1 GW Solar in France

Engie and SUEZ commit to boosting the energy transition of French regions through a partnership to develop photovoltaic solar parks in all Recycling & Recovery waste storage facilities in mainland France. In total, about 100 sites are concerned, with an estimated installed capacity of 1 GW. The SUEZ sites identified for the development of solar […]

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Engie Secures Italy’s First Private PPA For “Grid-Parity” Solar

Engie Italia, the Italian unit of French energy group, Engie, announced it has secured a five year private PPA to sell power from some of its unidentified solar power plants in Italy to the four Italian facilities of Austria-based brick and tile provider, Weinerberger. The company said in a press release that the contract will […]

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