Recovering energy from our waste

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Tweet 30th March 2017 Residual waste is any waste material that cannot be viably recycled. However, although this material cannot be recycled, it does represent an important source of energy.  There are several processes that can be used to recover energy from residual waste, such as incineration in specialist energy from waste plants, methanation or the production of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) which converts the waste into solid fuel to replace coal used inenergy-intensive industries, such as cement works. An Energy-from-waste … Read more

SUEZ STRENGTHENS ITS POSITION IN THE PRODUCTION OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY WITH FOUR NEW ENERGY FROM WASTE PLANTS IN EUROPE

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Tweet 30th March 2017 With the commissioning of four new plants (three in the UK [1] and one in Poland [2]) that will handle an additional 1.2 million tonnes of residual waste, the Group boosts its recovery capacity and further confirms its role as a major energy recovery producer. In 2017, SUEZ will recover more than 9 million tonnes of waste[3] in 55 Energy-from-Waste (EfW) plants in Europe. Seven TWh[4] of energy will be sold, which is the equivalent of … Read more

GRDF, Sagemcom and SUEZ launch the WIZE Alliance to promote Industrial IoT networks

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Tweet March 23rd 2017 GRDF, Sagemcom and SUEZ are announcing the creation of the WIZE Alliance promoting an international standard for the Industrial Internet of Things. The association, open and non-profit, is bringing together major international players from the industrial and utility sectors in order to support the implementation of Long Range Wide Area Network technology called WIZE. Along the founding members, over 30 companies have already expressed their willingness to join the Alliance. Specifically designed to connect hard to … Read more

WORLD WATER DAY: SUEZ’ SOLUTIONS TO FACE UP TO THE CHALLENGES

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Tweet Paris, 21 March 2017 The theme of this year's World Water Day, a UN initiative, is "waste water". SUEZ, a company committed to universal access to water and the protection of natural resources, offers practical and innovative solutions for the entire water cycle to preserve, protect and diversify the resources.  In spite of the increasing quantities of wastewater and their pollutant load around the world, management of this precious resource is still largely insufficient today. Of the 165 billion … Read more

Completion of Ganay retention basin to protect Calanques National Park

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Tweet 20th of March 2017 Between 2014 and 2017, SERAMM, SUEZ’s subsidiary, has built a retention basin upstream from the Géolide wastewater treatment plant and buried under Ganay stadium. The facility, which has a storage capacity of 50,000 m3,improves the metropolitan area’s wastewater treatment system by enabling it to treat wastewater and stormwater during periods of heavy rainfall. With an investment of 50 million euros by the SUEZ group, the basin, which required three years in construction, will undergo tests … Read more

SUEZ unveils its 2016 annual results

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Tweet 2016 TARGETS MET 2017: ACCELERATION OF THE TRANSFORMATION EXPECTED INCREASE IN OPERATING RESULTS March 1st, 2017 2016 Performance: Revenue: €15,322m, for organic growth of +1.1% EBIT: €1,282m, for organic growth of +0.5% (+2.1% excluding exceptional water volumes in 2015) Net income Group share: €420m, up +3.1% Free cash flow: €1,005m Net financial debt / EBITDA: 3.0x 2016 dividend of €0.65 per share [1] 2017 Outlook [2]: Slight organic growth in revenue and EBIT Free cash flow: around €1 billion … Read more

SUEZ WINS THE CONTRACT FOR THE OPTIMISATION OF SEWER AND STORMWATER SYSTEMS IN THE CITY OF CHONGQING (CHINA)

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Tweet February 20th, 2017 SUEZ has been awarded the contract for the performance optimisation of sewer and stormwater systems in the new eco-district of Yuelai, in Chongqing. The Group will deploy AQUADVANCED® Urban Drainage, a digital solution allowing local authorities to monitor their sewer and stormwater networks in real time to mitigate the risk of flooding and control the quality of discharges into the natural environment. This solution, which is being deployed in China for the first time, is part … Read more

SUEZ will design the first Zone Libellule of an industrial park in China

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Tweet February 7th, 2017 SUEZ has won a design contract for the rehabilitation and expansion of the discharge constructed wetland at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP[1]), the largest petrochemical platform in Asia. This contract, which represents an investment of 18,5 million euros, is SUEZ's first Zone Libellule[2] project in Asia and the largest for treating industrial wastewater. SUEZ is in charge of industrial wastewater treatment and water supply for the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park since 2002. SUEZ also handles … Read more

AXA AND SUEZ PARTNER TO IMPROVE RESILIENCE FOR CITIES, TERRITORIES AND INDUSTRIES AGAINST FLOOD RISKS

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Tweet Paris, 24 January 2017 AXA and SUEZ agreed on a partnership to improve resilience of cities and territories against flood risks. By joining their competencies, the two groups will propose solutions to communities and industries to help them improve resilience[1], a factor of performance and attractiveness. Through a global service offer, AXA and SUEZ will provide communities and industries with: - analysis of vulnerability to any form of flooding (flash flood, marine submersion, rising groundwater level, rupture of hydraulic … Read more

P&G’s Head & Shoulders Creates World’s First Recyclable Shampoo Bottle Made with Beach Plastic

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Tweet Davos, 19 January 2017 Hair Care Industry First Creates Sustainable Business Model Advancing Circular Economy. In Addition, ½ Billion Bottles of P&G Hair Care Products to be Made with Recycled Plastic Every Year by 2018. The Procter & Gamble Company today announced that Head & Shoulders (H&S), the world’s #1 shampoo brand, will produce the world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle made from up to 25% recycled beach plastic. In partnership with recycling experts TerraCycle and SUEZ, this innovation will … Read more