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ENGIE Africa brings Off-Grid Power to over 4 Million People, establishing its Position as Market Leader on the Continent

ENGIE has achieved this through the development of its three A2E off-grid energy solution companies: Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol, and ENGIE PowerCorner

ENGIE Africa (http://www.ENGIE-Africa.com) is pleased to announce that it has successfully accelerated the Access to Energy (A2E) strategy that it launched in 2018. ENGIE has achieved this through the development of its three A2E off-grid energy solution companies: Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol, and ENGIE PowerCorner. With these three innovative entities,…

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ENGIE / NAREVA consortium will build a 120 MWp solar power plant in Gafsa, Tunisia

The consortium will be responsible for developing, designing, financing, building, operating and maintaining the 120 MWp Gafsa photovoltaic power plant

The consortium led by ENGIE (https://www.ENGIE.com/) and NAREVA has been declared preferred bidder for the construction of the Gafsa photovoltaic power plant, which was launched as an international tender by the Tunisian Ministry of Mines and Energy and STEG (Société Tunisienne de l’Electricité et du Gaz”). The consortium will be…

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ENGIE Africa consortium starts Commercial Operation of Egypt’s first private & largest wind farm

Consortium is preparing the next wind project of 500 MW

COD reached 6 weeks ahead of schedule thanks to the support of our off-taker, EETC, our consortium partners, and the good performance of our contractors, Siemens Gamesa for the wind turbines and Orascom Construction for the civil and electrical works; Consortium is preparing the next wind project of 500 MW  ENGIE…

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ENGIE acquires Mobisol and becomes market leader in the off-grid solar in Africa

ENGIE already has significant activities in off-grid electrification in Africa

ENGIE (www.ENGIE.com) expands its decentralized energy offering in Africa through the acquisition of Mobisol, a pioneer of off-grid solar solutions. Founded in 2011, the company employs over 500 people as well as approximately 1,200 contractors. Mobisol has operations in Tanzania, Rwanda, and Kenya and has installed more than 150,000 solar…

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ENGIE and Meridiam achieve financial close for two solar photovoltaic projects in Senegal

The solar photovoltaic (PV) plants are part of the Scaling Solar initiative in Senegal, conducted jointly by the Senegalese authorities and International Finance Corporation (IFC)

ENGIE (www.ENGIE.com) and partners Meridiam and FONSIS have signed the EPC, Operation & Maintenance and Finance contracts for two solar PV projects of 60 MW. The total investment cost for the projects amounts to 47.5 MEUR and debt is provided by the following Development Finance Institutions; the European Investment Bank…

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Orange selects ENGIE for the operation and maintenance of one of the largest data centers in West Africa

This next-generation datacenter has a power capacity of 1.3 MW and a design which is oriented towards reliability and energy optimization of data storage

ENGIE (www.Engie-Africa.com) has been selected for the operation and maintenance of the Orange Services Group's data center in Abidjan, for a five-year contract that will start early June 2019. This datacenter of the latest generation, built by the Orange Services Group (GOS), is one of the few data centers in…

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ENGIE inaugurates first mini-grid in Zambia and accelerates its electrification efforts in Africa

With the installation of this first PowerCorner, ENGIE confirms its progress in off-grid renewable energy solutions to improve electricity access in Africa

ENGIE (www.ENGIE.com) inaugurated today its first PowerCorner in the Zambian village of Chitandika in presence of Matthew Nkhuwa, the Zambian Minister of Energy, ENGIE’s leadership team as well as local stakeholders. Chitandika, located in the East of Zambia, counts 378 households (1500 inhabitants) who previously were deprived access to electricity. With…

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ENGIE starts operations of Kathu, a 100 MW Concentrated Solar Plant and one of South Africa’s largest renewable energy projects

Kathu is the first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) development for ENGIE

ENGIE (www.Engie.com) is pleased to announce that commercial operation was achieved on 30 January 2019 for the 100 MW Kathu Solar Park in South Africa. This state of the art plant is a greenfield Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project with parabolic trough technology and equipped with a molten salt storage…

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ENGIE to fuel first buses with compressed natural gas in Cote d’Ivoire

The compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling station is located on Société des Transports Abidjanais (SOTRA’s) premises in Yopougon, Abidjan

The Ivorian Minister of Transport, Mr Amadou Koné, and several government Ministers gathered to launch a ground breaking initiative as part of the country’s commitment to the Paris COP 21 agreement. The Minister unveiled a fleet of buses commissioned by the Société des Transports Abidjanais (SOTRA), supplied by IVECO and…

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ENGIE to build 8 hybrid solar power plants in Gabon

The project will save the country 1 million litres of fuel oil per year, or 2,600 tonnes of CO2, and reduce generation costs by 30%

ENGIE (www.ENGIE-Africa.com) has signed an agreement with CDC, the Gabonese financial institution Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, to deploy eight hybrid solar power plants in Gabon, representing a combined capacity of 2.2 MW. The implemented solution was developed by ENGIE’s subsidiary, Ausar Energy in collaboration with CDC, the Gabonese Ministry of…