Energy storage, digitalization, nanotechnologies… the 6th GDF SUEZ Innovation Awards selected 20 winners from 533 entries. That's a 2.5% increase in entries, compared with 2013. This year's Awards were particularly gratifying for Group Marketing, Innovation and New Business Director Jean-Louis Blanc, who is clearly enthusiastic about the results.
Developed at GDF SUEZ Group subsidiary Axima Réfrigération, the «Cryo-Christallisateur» was unanimously adopted by the 2014 Innovation Awards as the winner of the Ideas and New Business Award and the Special Employee Award based on votes cast online at innov@gdfsuez. Ouest Region Director Pascal Massard explains the genesis of this project.
When the lighting steals the show! This summer, ETC Audiovisuel, the subsidiary company of Cofely Ineo (GDF SUEZ Group) is illuminating some of France's most beautiful monuments and showcasing the heritage of its cities in a series of magical spectaculars. Request the program of events.
Between June 27 and 29, the IT college 42 hosted the hackathon organized by GDF SUEZ. This contest invited IT developers, designers, students and GDF SUEZ employees to design a prototype app or online service that would harness the smart energies of tomorrow.
La Compagnie du Vent and Mirova Eurofideme 2, the French renewable energy infrastructure investment fund managed by Mirova, have signed an agreement to refinance and operate five solar photovoltaic power plants in the South of France. With a combined generating capacity of 47 MWp, all five plants will be commissioned between now and 2015.
From the wind farm at Tarfaya to energy services for the Port of Tanger Med and facility management at the Aircelle plant, the GDF SUEZ Video Magazine takes you on a voyage of discovery to see what the Group is achieving in Morocco.
«Zero carbon emissions by 2040' - that's the priority target set by Mars Chocolat France whose stated mission is to make all its plants 'sustainable in a generation». The Haguenau plant - its largest in France - is the first to benefit from 'green steam' generated using energy recovered from waste by the combined expertise of GDF SUEZ Group subsidiary Cofely Services and SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT subsidiary SITA France.
On 3 July, Gérard Mestrallet, CEO of GDF SUEZ, and Jean-Léonce Dupont, Chairman of the Federation of Local Public Enterprises, signed a partnership agreement designed to promote mixed regional economies.
It’s a few miles from Boston, in Everett, that GDF SUEZ has opened its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) station to power local truck fleets, including the truck fleet of Transgas Inc. Arriving by boat, the LNG is stored at the terminal before being distributed by pipeline or by truck.
Invent the smart energy apps of tomorrow: that was the challenge set for the 80 IT developers and designers taking part in the hackathon held at the private IT college 42 in Paris on June 27, 28 and 29 this year. The aim was to design apps that would help Group customers to manage their energy expenditure, bills or contracts more effectively.