GDF SUEZ subsidiary Cofely Ineo and Vinci Energies Group company Citeos have been awarded a contract by the City of Lille and its neighboring communities to develop and implement a sustainable Lighting Plan. The project involve some 26,000 lighting units, delivering an overall 21% energy saving between now and 2019.
Early November saw work begin on installing the Rosny-sous-Bois and Noisy-le-Sec shared geothermal district heating network. Led by GDF SUEZ subsidiary company Cofely Réseaux, YGéo is an ambitious long-term project designed to meet the space heating and domestic hot water needs of around 10,000 home equivalents from 2016 onwards.
On Thursday, November 20, Cofely Italia and Vodafone signed a Facility Management contract covering all 245 of the phone operator's sites in Italy.
The slowdown in natural gas, the advance of coal, the development of unconventional fuels (shale gas and oil), the progress of renewable energy sources as well as the continual growth in CO2 emissions are all evolutions highlighted in the 2014 edition of A World of Energy. Created by GDF SUEZ’s Strategy Management, this publication brings together the main global indicators in matters of energy. The aim of this document is to provide a dynamic global vision of the fundamentals of energy, and to set in them in the context of their size and evolution.
In his new essay, Daniel Hoornweg, principal advisor on urban issues to the central consultancy group of the World Bank and member of The Urban Strategy Council of GDF SUEZ shows how nature can help us to build urban systems that respect the environment and its inhabitants.
In partnership with Lille Métropole, SPL Euralille, CITC, and EuraTechnologies, GDF SUEZ launched, for its Innovation DAY on 6 November in Lille, a call for projects that are the “Stimulus to Innovative Projects and Energy Transition”, within the renewal project for the Saint-Sauveur area of Lille. The aim is to create a low-carbon area of the city, highlighting energy soberness and sustainable mobility.
LEME ENgenharia, together with Bolt Energia, has just signed a contract to develop Campo Grande BioEletricidade TPP, the largest biomass-fired thermal power plant in Latin America, located in São Desidério in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia.
The Class40 GDF SUEZ is back in La Trinité-sur-Mer following the retirement of skipper Sébastien Rogues from the 2014 Route du Rhum. We met up with a competitor whose perseverance and optimism remain undiminished. Results are important, but the skipper's aim is to continue competing and enjoying what he does. He's now charting a course for new projects...
To support the Group's digital strategy, GDF SUEZ IT is expanding its teams by recruiting IS project leaders, IT infrastructure architects, contract managers, functional analysts and delivery managers…
"Dare to have ideas!" That was the challenge of this Innovation Day hosted by GDF SUEZ at EuraTechnologies in Lille on November 6. GDF SUEZ presented its Open Innovation program and the GDF SUEZ New Venture investment fund, and launched its Smart City call for projects.