Low-carbon energy production
SPIE plays a direct role in large-scale green projects all across Europe, contributing to the development of renewable sources in the energy mix. To this end, the Group provides its customers with unique expertise on legal, administrative and financial planning, integrating equipment and optimising maintenance.
In this context, SPIE has completed several photovoltaic projects on diverse sites such as farms, fields, hotels and parking lots. Among its major projects: a giant photovoltaic plant in Toul-Rosières (France), which supplies electricity to a city of 62,000 inhabitants. The Group set up the 300 km of cable that link the plants 300,000 solar panels to the grid. Near Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), the SPIE Oil & Gas Services subsidiary also contributes to Shams 1, the largest high-concentration solar power plant in the world with a capacity of 100 MW: 258,000 parabolic mirrors across 2.5 km2, capable of supplying 20,000 homes and reducing CO2 emissions by 175,000 tonnes per year.