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Industrial and Commercial Buildings are at the centre of our daily lives, we spend the majority of our time in this space. The primary focus of this Call for Projects is improved Energy Efficiency within these buildings, if possible using a digitalised solution with the chief goal of:
Earnings and Benefits:
The successful applicant will benefit from a collaborative development and win-win business partnership with ENGIE with access to:
Deadline for Submission
15 November 2017
ENGIE Southern Africa is committed to building a sustainable future for us all, starting by working towards an energy efficient culture in South Africa.
Energy Efficiency and Digitalisation is a core strategic objective of ENGIE. Interested participants must, with due consideration for originality of concept, digitalisation and localisation, direct their efforts towards the following aspects of Energy Efficiency, including but not limited to:
The proposed solution(s) may address any major or minor process step of the Energy Efficiency Value Chain, outlined as follows:
NB: Solutions may incorporate one or more of the above process steps.
Eligibility and Selection Criteria:
The selection committee will consist of members from:
About the ENGIE Group
ENGIE, the world’s largest independent power producer, develops its businesses (power, natural gas, energy services) in more than 70 countries around a model based on responsible growth to take on the major challenges of energy’s transition to a low-carbon economy.
ENGIE works closely with entrepreneurs, startups and experts to innovate and co-create solutions that are designed to meet the energy needs of tomorrow: access to sustainable energy, climate-change mitigation and rational use of resources.
ENGIE Innovation is the Group’s open innovation platform serving to get in touch with all innovators in the field of ENGIE’s activity and more specifically in six key sectors: Sustainable Mobility, Energy Communities, Smart Buildings, Territories, Hydrogen and Energy Storage. Calls for projects enable ENGIE Business Units to develop new solutions and offers thanks to win-win cooperation with startups proposing innovations which do not exist within the Group.
Since 2014, ENGIE has launched 67 calls for projects, receiving more than 1,900 applications on its innovation platform (http://innovation.engie.com/en/) from startups and rewarding more than 50 winners.
About ENGIE Africa
ENGIE has been present in Africa for more than 50 years, and has built a solid reputation through facility management, engineering consultancy and the provision of energy efficiency services across the continent. In more recent years the group has expanded its business by managing the development and operation of thermal power and renewable energy assets in several African countries, the details of which can be found on the ENGIE BU Africa webpage (http://www.engie-africa.com/en/).
The Group is now committed to contribute to Africa’s sustainable growth by developing more projects in gas infrastructure, centralized and decentralized power production, electricity and gas distribution, as well as providing energy solutions and services in the B2B and B2C sector to address Africa’s evolving energy challenges.
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