Electricity, Renewable energy, Nuclear

COP 21: Awards and Trophies

Romain Lonchambon - 02-déc.-2015 11:07:12

  An increasing number of businesses are committed to production, construction, development and operations models that have less impact on resources and the climate. Innovative solutions in terms of reducing energy consumption, cutting greenhouse gases and safeguarding resources already exist. With a view to highlighting them, the ADEME (French Environment and Management Agency), C3D (Collège des Directeurs du Développement Durable), Crédit Coopératif, Orée Association (Business and Local Areas), Solutions COP21, Shift Project and World Efficiency have launched the first Trophies for Climate Solutions. Certified by the COP21 "solutions agenda", the purpose of the trophies is to recognise the best climate change attenuation and/or adaptation solutions and give these initiatives a standard-setting value for other businesses looking to take action in these areas. The Trophies will be officially awarded on 2 December 2015 at Galerie des Solutions held at Le Bourget Exhibition Centre by World Efficiency during COP21 . The winners will receive exposure on 4 December at the Winners Conference as part of the COP21 Solutions event at the Grand Palais in Paris. Learn more: www.oree.org/trophees-solutions-climat.html     Green Building Solutions Awards 2015   This year, the international network Construction21* is putting on a unique Green Building Solutions Awards event to mark the occasion of COP21. The contest, which is coordinated by ten Construction21 platforms, highlights six categories of climate solutions: Net Zero Energy Buildings Low Energy Renovation Renewable Energies Bio-based and Recycled Materials Smart Buildings Health & Comfort.   As the first European awards for sustainable construction solutions, the contest takes place in two stages: a national contest in each participating country takes between May and September to short-list projects, and then an international contest is held between October and December to select the national winners in each category.   Official presentation of winners and prize-giving ceremony on 3 December at Galerie des Solutions held at Le Bourget Exhibition Centre during COP21.   *The Construction21 network boasts ten national platforms (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Morocco, Romania, Spain) and an international platform in English that is directly connected to the European Commissions Build Up portal for energy efficiency in buildings. Learn more: http://www.construction21.org/france/     Official website : http://www.lagalerie-cop21.com/


COP21: Solutions Gallery

Romain Lonchambon - 02-déc.-2015 11:01:21

  From 2nd to 9th December in the Museum of Air and Space at Le Bourget, France   The Paris Climate Conference 2015 (COP21) this December is intended to result in an international climate agreement to succeed the Kyoto Protocol. This agreement must be capable of driving forward the reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions so as to restrict the rise in the Earth’s mean temperature by the end of the century to 2°C above the pre-industrial level. Against this background, Reed Expositions France has been working with the General Secretariat of COP21 to organize the Galerie des Solutions [Solutions Gallery] from 2nd to 9th December in the Museum of Air and Space at Le Bourget. Intended to support the diplomatic negotiations, the Gallery will be an exhibition of low carbon solutions exclusively reserved for professionals, and its mission will be to demonstrate that solutions do exist and to accelerate their market uptake. Occupying an area of 10,000 m2, running for seven days, and accessible from the Blue Zone (COP negotiations zone), the Galerie des Solutions [Solutions Gallery] will present innovative solutions developed and applied by companies, industries or territories that are designed to reduce the impact of economic activities on the climate: equipment, technologies, new models of organization and reproducible best practices… Over twenty countries will be represented including: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, Israel, Japan, Morocco, Norway, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, the United Kingdom,… More specifically, the Ivory Coast, one of the African countries most committed to climate questions, will have a strong presence through a stand presenting initiatives and projects in the country, a broadcast from the TV studio, and visits by numerous officials from the country. As host country, what France has to offer will take pride of place in a dedicated space at the heart of the exhibition. It is therefore planned to demonstrate solutions – including clean vehicles in a dedicated outdoor space – and to stage special events, such as themed days that are integrated into the schedule of COP21, broadcasts and interviews with companies in a TV studio (eg. daily transport programme with Fer de France), guided tours and site visits for UN delegations. Other highlights will be prestige events such as networking sessions in a dedicated lounge, business lunches, VIP receptions in the heart of Paris… It will also host the official awards ceremonies for two sets of awards. The first Climate Solutions Awards, which will carry the COP21 label. Organized by Orée, AdEME, C3D, Crédit Coopératif, Solutions COP21, the Shift Project and World Efficiency, these will provide recognition for innovative solutions put forward by French SMEs or major groups to reduce energy consumption, limit greenhouse gases and preserve resources. There will also be the ceremony for the international Green Building Solutions Awards, which will be presented for outstanding examples of sustainable construction (building, technical solutions or materials) undertaken in countries covered by Construction21 or in its partner countries. Over 20,000 professional visitors are expected: participants in COP21 (heads of state, ministers, UN delegations from 197 countries), professionals (private and public sector decision makers and specifiers, delegations invited by the organizers…) and representatives of the media (printed press, radio, television, blogs). Official website : http://www.lagalerie-cop21.com/  


Join the SAUDI-FRENCH ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP DAY

Aurelien NEU - 04-mai-2013 12:25:16

  With the support of KACARE, Areva, EdF and Schneider Electric, Ubifrance invites you to meet 40 French subcontractors in the power and energy industry. The objective is to link French companies with Saudi firms planning to diversify and expand in that new field of activity in the mid-term (nuclear, solar, thermal..). Come and participate in B2B business meetings with 40 French companies on May, 15 h . Location:    Asharqiya, Al Khobar .   The programme is as follows: ü   10.30 – 13.00: Open B2B session with French companies followed by a lunch   Find below the list of the French companies that will attend to the event :   AREVA - EDF Nuclear Energy, uranium mining www.areva.com www.edf.com AKKA MIDDLE EAST Consulting, Engineering www.akka.eu APAVE Controls www.apave-international.com ASSYSTEM Engineering http://www.assystem.com/fr/accueil.html AXIMA CONCEPT Nuclear technologies www.cofelyaxima-gdfsuez.com/home BOCCARD GPI Global Industry www.boccard.com BONNA SABLA Concrete Pipe Manufacturer http://www.bonnasabla.com/accueil.aspx?lg=en BOUYGUES TRAVAUX PUBLICS Construction http://www.bouygues-construction.com/127i/subsidiaries/bouygues-travaux-publics.html& BRGM Exploration, Geology, Depollution www.brgm.fr BUREAU VERITAS Controls www.bureauveritas.fr CEA Research www.cea.fr CLYDE UNION Pumps http://www.spx.com/en/clydeunion-pumps/ CNIM Energy Innovation http://www.cnim.com/ COFELY ENDEL Industrial maintenance www.cofelyendel-gdfsuez.com COMETE INDUSTRIE LEVAGE MANUTENTION Handling and lifting www.comete.fayat.com CORYSS T.E.S.S Simulation http://www.corys.com/ DEXTRA EUROPE Industrial structures www.dextragroup.com EGIS Engineering http://www.egis-group.com/ ETNA INDUSTRIE Hydraulic and pneumatic equipment www.etna-industrie.fr FCE Engineering www.fce-sas.com FNAG Engineering for nuclear applications www.fnag.eu HAMON CTC Cooling systems www.hamon.com HONEYWELL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING Protective clothing www.honeywellsafety.com MESLI CONSULTING Project management http://www.mesli-consulting.com/ MIRION TECHNOLOGIES Ionizing radiation  detection www.mirion.com NUCADVISOR Consulting & Engineering Services http://www.nucadvisor.com/ NUVIA Nuclear technologies http://en.nuvia.fr/nuvia/webnuviaen.nsf OAKRIDGE Engineering http://www.oakridge.eu/ ONET TECHNOLOGIES Service Provider in Nuclear Industry http://en.groupeonet.com/Onet-Technologies PNB- POLE NUCLEAIRE BOURGOGNE Research www.polenucleairebourgogne.fr PONTICELLI Rigging, Lifting equipment www.ponticelli.com REEL Lifting www.reel.fr/en SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES SAS Electrical materials www.schneider-electric.com SIA PARTNERS Consulting www.sia-partners.com SOLAR EUROMED Solar power technologies http://www.solareuromed.com/en TECHNIP CORPORATE SERVICES Engineering www.technip.com VALINOX / GROUPE VALLOUREC Nuclear Technologies http://www.valinoxnucleaire.com/en/index.html ’ VANATOME Fittings http://www.vanatome.com/index.php?lang=en VELAN Fittings www.velan.com VILMAR GROUPE GENOYER Project management , valves www.genoyer.com


A Saudi-French Business Forum in Paris

Aurélien NEU - 30-mars-2013 12:20:09

The First Saudi-French Business Opportunities Forum will be launched in Paris on April 10-12 . The forum is organized on the Saudi side by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, jointly with the Committee for International Trade of the Council of Saudi Chambers and the Saudi-French Business Council (CAFS). On the French side, the forum is organized by MEDEF International, the French Ministry of Finance (Treasury Department) with the participation of Ubifrance for the B2B’s. It will take place at the Grand Hotel Intercontinental. As the Saudi Gazette emphasized in an article published Saturday March 30 th , the French Ambassador to the Kingdom, His Exc., M. Bertrand Besancenot, mentioned that “more than 300 French companies will attend, while close to 200 businessmen and official representatives have already confirmed their participation in the Saudi delegation, emphasizing that the forum has got a strong political backing with the expected participation of four ministers from each side – representing a new step in the strengthening of the French-Saudi relationship.   The forum will include a plenary session and workshops on April, 11 th , a morning session and B2B’s on April, 12 th .   Full details can be found on the site www.sfbf.com and http://poolo.kermeet.com/C/medefv6/?Jpto=116&IdEvent=835 ).  


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