As a part of efforts to attain its power transition objectives, French multinational power agency ENGIE added a complete of 3GW of renewables capability to its power combine final yr.
The utility has set a goal so as to add 9GW of renewable capability between 2019 and 2021.
Of the 3GW added in 2020, 70% is onshore wind, 21% photo voltaic PV and–for the primary time–9% offshore wind.
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Up to 2GW of the acquired capability is within the US. The capability was acquired in 4 states and marks a milestone for ENGIE within the US market.
The capability put in in 2020 is distributed as follows:
- North America: 1.8GW
- Europe: zero.9GW
- Latin America and others: zero.3GW.
With the event, ENGIE’s gross renewable power capability amounted to 31GW on the finish of 2020. The utility additionally acquired an extra 2GW of working capability in Europe in 2020.
In North America alone, ENGIE now operates 3GW of renewables capability.
Overall, ENGIE’s renewables portfolio consists of 57% hydroelectric capability and 43% wind & photo voltaic belongings and renewables account for 30% of ENGIE’s gross energy technology capability (101GW).
Catherine MacGregor, ENGIE’s CEO stated: “ENGIE’s commissioning of 3GW of extra renewable capability in 2020 is in keeping with our development technique in renewables and positions ENGIE as a frontrunner in world renewable growth. This is an achievement in a difficult context for the business in 2020. This efficiency places us on observe to fulfill our goal so as to add 9GW capability over the 2019 to 2021 interval, and makes us assured in our capability to additional speed up renewables development within the years to come back.”
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