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Present situation of the Belgian nuclear power plants: Electrabel’s reaction
In its agreement of September 2020, the federal government reaffirms its policy to phase out nuclear power in Belgium by 2025. The agreement also leaves room to consider an extension of the 2 most recent units (Tihange 3 and Doel 4) if uncertainties regarding the country's security of supply persist at the end of 2021.
A first in Belgium: seven leading players sign cooperation agreement for the transport of hydrogen
The climate target to reduce CO2 emissions in Belgium by 80% by 2050 compared to 2005 levels is a major challenge. Hydrogen has an important role to play in the mix of solutions to achieve results. That is why Deme, ENGIE, Exmar, Fluxys, Port of Antwerp, Port of Zeebrugge and WaterstofNet are joining forces. A joint study serves as a basis to coordinate delivery of concrete projects that shape the production, transport and storage of hydrogen.
ENGIE strengthens its local roots in Belgium and reviews the governance of Electrabel to create more openness
Johnny Thijs and Etienne Denoël join the Board of Directors of Electrabel SA as external directors. Johnny Thijs becomes Chairman of the Board.
LRM, City Lommel, Nyrstar and ENGIE inaugurate Kristal Solar Park, the largest solar park in the Benelux
The mega-solar park, with a capacity of 99.5 MW, is an initiative of the Limburg investment company LRM, the city of Lommel and Nyrstar. The installation was done by ENGIE Fabricom, who will also be responsible for the maintenance of the solar panels for 15 years.