ENGIE, through its Solairedirect subsidiary, inaugurates the Group’s largest solar farm in France, at Gréoux-les-Bains

On 27 September, Solairedirect, an ENGIE subsidiary, inaugurates the Group’s largest solar farm in France, in the presence of the Mayor of Gréoux-les-Bains, in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department (04). The farm, that went into service in June 2017, covers an area of over 180 hectares. Thanks to its 300,000 solar panels and its 50 electricity transformer stations on the 2 sites of Vallongue (88.5ha) and Coteau du Rousset (92.7ha), it will produce 128 GWh per year, equivalent to the electricity consumption of around 85,000 people (excluding heating). With a capacity of 82 MW, it will also avoid the equivalent of 50,000 tonnes of CO2 per year to be released into the atmosphere.

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EDP Renováveis and ENGIE consortium is awarded long-term CfD for 950 MW in UK

EDP Renováveis and ENGIE consortium is awarded long-term CfD for 950 MW offshore wind project in UK EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“EDPR”) and ENGIE are pleased to announce that Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited, a joint venture company currently owned by EDPR (77%) and ENGIE (23%), has been awarded a 15-year Contract for Difference (CfD)  for the delivery of 950 MW of offshore wind generation at £57.50/MWh (in real 2012 terms). The contract was awarded by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) following its latest CfD auction. EDPR and ENGIE are jointly developing this project, which is located off the north-east coast of Scotland. Upon conclusion of

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ENGIE to become worldwide leader of independent district cooling by acquiring a 40% stake in Tabreed from Mubadala

ENGIE acquired a 40% stake in National Central Cooling Company PJSC (Tabreed) from Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the Abu Dhabi-based strategic investment company. ENGIE will thus become a Tabreed’s key shareholder, along with Mubadala that will retain a 42% stake following the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval. ENGIE and Mubadala have also agreed certain cooperation arrangements that are designed to support Tabreed’s growth strategy and management team, as long term shareholders in the company. Through the partnership with Mubadala, Tabreed will become one of ENGIE’s main regional development platforms. Tabreed has steadily grown over the years to become a key player in enabling the region’s economic development. The

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ENGIE, partner of the Solar Impulse Foundation for a sustainable world

ENGIE and the Solar Impulse Foundation announce today their partnership at Viva Technology, in Paris, a hub for the world’s innovators dedicated to the exhibition of future technology. Isabelle Kocher, CEO of ENGIE, and Bertrand Piccard, founder of Solar Impulse, commit together to promoting concrete energy solutions that are both economically and ecologically viable. ENGIE and Solar Impulse are both convinced of the importance of innovation and technology in meeting this challenge. This commitment reflects the common roots of the history of ENGIE and the Solar Impulse Foundation: a pioneering spirit, a desire to shape a sustainable energy world and a bold entrepreneurial spirit. ENGIE, leader of the energy revolution,

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