Call for project closed the 30|05|18
Purpose of the call for projects
To provide an easy-to-install solution for producing electricity using flowing water currents and without impacting aquatic environments:
Deadline for application : May 30th, 2018
Rewards and benefits for selected projects
Selected projects may receive the following:
One of the goals of ENGIE France B2C and SHEM is to test and develop small/micro hydro solutions for individual users. This development involves innovative solutions.
In addition to the points made in previous paragraphs, the solution may include:
The benefits that we expect the solution to produce include:
The solutions must be mature enough to be immediately tested on site and to go into industrial production in under 1 year (TRL 7+).
The selection will be in 2 stages:
The selection committee will choose the winning project at the end of these presentations.
Selection committee and partners of the call for projects
ENGIE Group: ENGIE France Renewables - SHEM - ENGIE France B2C - ENGIE Labs
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The SHEM (Société Hydro-Electrique du Midi) is the 3rd -largest hydroelectricity producer in France and a major energy player in the Greater Southwest region. It employs 320 people at its head office (Balma - 31), three regional departments (Pau - 64, Brive la Gaillarde - 19, La Cassagne - 66) and nine factory clusters. Its 58 factories and 12 large dams, spread over the Pyrenees, the Lot and Dordogne rivers, produce clean energy without emitting any CO2 and which has been certified 100% renewable by the independent certification body TÜV-SÜD. its facilities, with a total capacity of 783 MW, generate an average of 1,836 GWh per year. SHEM is closely tied to the local areas in which it does its work and contributes to developing them economically as well as socially and environmentally.
ENGIE’s France BtoC business unit sells energy and associated services to private and professional customers. We offer a wide range of energy products: market offerings, innovative pricing such as "Elec'Car" (with -50% during off-peak hours, especially at night) or "Elec Weekend" with -30% off on the weekend. All of our electricity has been green since October 2016 (except for "Happ-e", our 100% digital offering). In 2017, we took the energy transition one step further by creating "My Elec" (letting our customers choose where their renewable energy is produced), or "My Green Gas", which guarantees that the equivalent of 10% of the natural gas used by our customers will be of renewable origin.
We also offer many services through our entities ENGIE Home Services and My Convenience Stores, which aim to provide clients with peace of mind and help them control their energy consumption. These include maintenance, troubleshooting & helplines (for water, gas, and electricity), energy retrofits, personal electricity production and use (My Power)… as well billing insurance and appliance warranties.
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