ENGIE leads the Terrawatt Initiative at the United Nations

On November 30th 2015, President Hollande, Prime Minister Modi and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon formally announced one of the COP 21’s key initiatives: the International Solar Alliance (ISA). They called for one trillion dollars of investment in solar assets in 121 countries, via the Terrawatt Initiative. While the official signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement is held at the United Nations on April 22, a high-level roundtable of the ISA is organized to discuss the financing opportunities.

Almost 20% of the global population still lack access to electricity. ENGIE is fully committed to play a key role in the deployment of solar energy and to contribute to closing the gap regarding energy access, the 7th sustainable development goal.