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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…

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ENGIE and Meridiam win two solar photovoltaic projects in Senegal

ENGIE and Meridiam will hold a 40% shareholding in the project company

ENGIE (www.ENGIE-Africa.com) and investment partner Meridiam (www.Meridiam.com) have been selected by Senegal’s Electricity Sector Regulation Commission (CRSE) as preferred bidder in a tender launched in October 2017 for two solar photovoltaic projects totaling 60 MW. These two projects are part of the Scaling Solar initiative in Senegal, conducted jointly by…

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ENGIE and Fenix complete acquisition to bring affordable power to the last mile across Africa

This partnership will accelerate and expand Fenix’s ability to scale off-grid energy and financial services

Global utility company ENGIE (www.Engie-Africa.com) and off-grid energy leader Fenix International (www.FenixIntl.com) have closed their acquisition agreement today. Fenix is the first Solar Home System “SHS” company to join a major worldwide energy company and has already delivered clean, safe and affordable energy and financial services to over one million…

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Acquisition of Afric Power and Tieri gives ENGIE strong local presence to accelerate its expansion in energy services in West and Central Africa

The companies, based in Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, have been able to export their competencies throughout the region

ENGIE (www.ENGIE-Africa.com) has signed an agreement to acquire two companies specialising in energy services in West Africa. Afric Power and Tieri (www.Tieri.com) employ more than 140 people specialising in the design, installation and maintenance of electrical systems and automated control mechanisms in West Africa. The companies, based in Côte d’Ivoire,…

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A major step in developing energy services in Southern Africa: ENGIE acquires Thermaire Investments and Ampair, two key players in HVAC services

Jointly, the acquired companies will form the largest South African HVAC contractor with a strong capacity to export its skills cross-border and into the greater Southern African region

ENGIE (www.ENGIE.com) announces that an agreement was reached with two South African energy services companies, Thermaire Investments (Pty) Ltd (http://Thermaire.co.za) and Ampair (Pty) Ltd (http://Ampair.co.za) to acquire 100% of their respective shares[1]. Together, both companies employ more than 500 people across South Africa, Botswana and Mozambique, and are major players…

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ENGIE accelerates its development in the off-grid energy market by joining forces with Fenix, a pioneer in Africa’s Solar Home System market

This investment will contribute to ENGIE’s goal of providing 20 million people around the world with access to decarbonized, decentralized energy by 2020, using the latest digital technologies

ENGIE (www.ENGIE.com) and Fenix (www.FenixIntl.com) announce that they have agreed on a transaction in which ENGIE will acquire [1] 100% of Fenix International, a next generation energy company, offering Solar Home Systems (SHS) in Africa. Founded in 2009, Fenix employs over 350 people and has its main activities in Uganda where…