Total continues to actively contribute to the growth of solar and wind power in France, with its affiliate Total Quadran winning 32 MW of new solar and wind power projects during the recent call for tenders issued by the French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE).
Leader in the Call for Tenders for Rooftop Solar Installations
Through Energie Développement, its 50-50 joint venture with solar project developer Amarenco France, Total Quadran is among the leaders of the eighth round of the CRE 41 call for tenders, winning 17 MWp, or 14% of the capacity awarded.
In total, with more than 166 MWp won across all rounds of the CRE 4 call for tenders issued in 2017, Energie Développement comes out on top in the rooftop solar installation industry in France (see Finergreen ranking2.)
“We are very pleased to be the leading supplier in the rooftop solar installation industry in France. In addition to our activities in the areas of utility-scale solar plants and solar carports, this success reinforces Total Quadran’s position as the most active solar industry operator in France, across all segments,” said Thierry Muller, CEO of Total Quadran.
Total and Low-Carbon Electricity
Total integrates climate change into its strategy and is staying ahead of new energy market trends by building a portfolio of low-carbon businesses that could account for 15 to 20% of its sales by 2040. Total’s gross low-carbon power generation capacity worldwide currently stands at nearly 7 gigawatts, of which over 3 gigawatts from renewable energies.