Microsoft inks renewable PPA with French utility ENGIE

They have signed an agreement for 230MW of electricity in Texas, bringing Microsoft’s renewable energy portfolio to more than 1,900MW

Energy giants join forces to tackle wind turbine blade erosion

They will share data from trials on wind farms around the world on how various protection systems for turbine blades perform in different operating environments

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Ofgem fines ENGIE unit £2.1m over gas price manipulation by trader

The regulator said the trader working for ENGIE Global Markets was engaged in a type of market manipulation called ‘spoofing’ over a three-month period in 2016

Businesses offered £4m for innovative clean energy projects

The first round of the competition closes on 14th August 2019

French utility ENGIE to buy energy services company Conti

The acquisition is part of the company’s strategy to offer its clients the possibility of achieving a zero carbon transition

Fiat Chrysler teams up with ENGIE and Enel X to drive EV charging

The deals will support the car manufacturer’s production and distribution of greener models planned over the next five years

French utility ENGIE launches €1.5bn green bonds

It takes the total amount issued by the French utility to €8.75bn

French utility ENGIE buys UK’s ChargePoint Services

The latter company owns and operates pay-as-you-go charging network GeniePoint and already works with around 30 local authorities on charging point infrastructure across the UK

ENGIE and EDP to create offshore wind joint venture

They will combine their offshore wind assets and project pipeline, starting with a total capacity of 1.5GW under construction and 4GW under development

ENGIE to sell German and Dutch coal assets

The French utility says it has reduced its coal-based power generation capacity by around 75% over the last three years