French solar lighting specialist will provide 50,000 street lamps to cover a quarter of Senegal. The French State is a major stakeholder in the deal having provided financial support, whilst French construction company Eiffage will undertake street-level installation.
The worldwide specialist in printing techniques based in Nantes is the first manufacturer to market flexible photovoltaic film, offering a multitude of applications.
An ‘open-air’ laboratory for smart city…
Boosted by strong demand for electric public transport, the French designer and manufacturer of smart batteries for urban mobility is creating an industrial facility in Poitiers and recruiting 300 staff.
The French Renewable Energy Association (SER) and Ademe (France's Environment and Energy Management Agency) have launched the first interactive online cartographic platform, which pinpoints French projects in the renewable energy sectors across the entire world. It is a promotional tool that doubles up to show how French companies are seizing opportunities and leading the pack in this expanding market.
An essential pillar of energy transition, smart grids – otherwise known as intelligent electrical networks – have an enormous potential for growth. This is a field in which France excels: its ecosystem of expertise stretches from research to industrial applications and encompasses large companies, start-ups, public authorities and associations.
For maximum engagement with the energy transition and to anticipate the future needs of its customers, French energy giant Engie relies on its network of nine research centres – the Engie Labs – located in various sites and permanently spanning the world.