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GDF SUEZ and EDP Renewables join forces to respond to the call for tenders for wind sea in France

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The consortium signed an industrial partnership with AREVA for the design and manufacture of offshore wind AREVA has a return unique experience in this field through the use of turbines on the marine field Alpha Ventus ( North Sea) since 2009 and the current installation of 600 MW of wind projects at sea. With this ambitious partnership, GDF SUEZ and EDP Renewables want to achieve with the stakeholders performing projects and practices. The new offshore wind farms will include actively contributing to the re-industrialization and participate... Read More »

EDF and French Red Cross join forces to combat fuel poverty

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Concluded for a three-year term, the partnership provides for : Training for Red Cross personnel: in each département of France, EDF will train members of the Red Cross in energy savings and the energy-related aid that is already in place. EDF will also provide them with a dedicated telephone line so that they can quickly contact EDF's social responsibility advisors. The development of an information system: more than just providing material assistance, the French Red Cross will be able to provide people in difficulty with information abo... Read More »

Capgemini signs an extensive infrastructure outsourcing agreement with Kadaster in the Netherlands

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Kadaster wants to outsource the management of its generic infrastructure components to a service provider whose core competencies include infrastructure services. Kadaster expects to be able to better guarantee the continuity of its own service delivery. Moreover, outsourcing enables Kadaster to increase its innovative powers by making use of the expertise of Capgemini, where technology is at the heart of business. Both parties have agreed that specific employees of Kadaster’s own data centre can transfer to Capgemini on a voluntary basis. T... Read More »

Newest Sames technologies at HONDA Yorii Plant

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Accubell 709 Evo is able to paint the complete car, including the highly sensitive door edges. This bell atomizer is the only one in the world that can spray the carried paint, which enables improved dosing accuracy and reduces the quantity of paint used. According to Honda experts, such a reduction in paint materials and processes will decrease CO2 emissions by 40%. Honda writes a new page in the story of Sames Accubell 709 Evo in Eastern countries. Larger investments by PSA Peugeot Citroën were recently made in China with its partners Dong... Read More »

Syria crisis: “Doing nothing is not an option”

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According to Handicap International’s teams in the field, these developments have made it even more difficult for refugees to survive. Olivia Biernacki has been working in Jordan since the end of 2012 to help improve access to humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable people. Olivia is part of a 250-strong emergency team formed by Handicap International in response to the crisis in Syria. Based in Jordan, her aim is to ensure that the most vulnerable people are able to access the services they need. “My role is to build bridges between the mo... Read More »

Starbucks stores to open in Galeries Lafayette

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This announcement celebrates Starbucks continued support and commitment to bringing great coffee to the French market, adding to its existing portfolio of 83 stores across the country. Through significant licensed partnerships, Starbucks is opening in new locations across Europe, from airports to drive-thru sites, providing customers with great coffee wherever they are. Doug Satzman, SVP, Business Development & Channel Operations, Starbucks EMEA: “We are developing partnerships with leading retailers across Europe, of which Galeries Lafa... Read More »

Froome: champion of the 100th Tour

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The finish was around 9.40pm in the city of lights and the stars came out to shine: the four at the top of the sprinters classification had a drag race to the line to determine the winner of the 21st stage and it was Marcel Kittel who began the Tour as he started it - with a victory. The German won in Bastia, St-Malo and Tours (stages one, 10 and 12) and he topped off a stunning second appearance by holding off a late challenge from the four-time winner in Paris, Mark Cavendish. Behind the battle of the sprinters, the celebrations had begun. Ch... Read More »

SOCIETE GENERALE on track to deliver its profitable growth strategy in Russia

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“Given the outlook for the Russian economy, we confirm Russia as one of our key growth markets in Societe Generale’s medium-term diversified development strategy. Building on our solid universal banking model, we believe we have a strong combination of assets, both locally and globally, to provide our Russian clients with a complete and unique range of banking services. Our teams are pursuing a clear turnaround roadmap, which is starting to deliver positive results. This puts Societe Generale well on track to achieve its profitable growth strat... Read More »

EDF and Singapore, in partnership with Veolia Environnement, innovate to build the city of the future

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Developed thanks to EDF and Veolia's long-standing expertise in delivering public sector services and based on 3D visualisation and simulation techniques, this tool will allow the city of Singapore to compare various urban planning strategies in order to identify the most appropriate model. This tool will facilitate collaboration with the Singaporean authorities in the following fields in particular: energy-efficiency and air conditioning systems in buildings, domestic waste collection, the integration of solar panels into buildings, the dev... Read More »

Airbus, Air France, Safran and Total team up to develop sustainable aviation biofuels in France

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Today, the air transport sector generates around 2% of global man-made CO² emissions. Manufacturers are fully mobilized to reduce the impact of air transport by all possible means. As the aviation industry has no alternative to liquid fuels of fossil origin, the use of biofuels is essential for drastically reducing CO² emissions. As an increasing number of initiatives are being implemented in Europe* and worldwide, France has numerous assets for creating an innovative value chain with its world-leading fuel supplier, engine manufacturer, air... Read More »

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