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Operating at the heart of these issues, GE Power is deploying the means to create the sustainable power generation, transmission and transport technologies of tomorrow, and the cultural context for renewed social and economic responsibility and environmental stewardship. A combination of solutions made possible through the implementation of innovative technologies offers the best hope to tackle these challenges, as no single solution can take on the burden. With 60% of the infrastructures which will supply the world’s energy and transport needs by 2030 being determined today, it is essential that sustainable, environmentally friendly technologies are developed and implemented into these plans.

News of our Members

10/17/2014 | Alstom and DCNS get together to found a sector of excellence in the floating wind energy business

Alstom Renewable Power Chairman Jérôme Pécresse and DCNS Marine Energy and Infrastructures Division Director Thierry Kalanquin were on hand today as both groups signed a partnership agreement in the floating wind energy business. The agreement aims at developing and then commercialising an integrated system for a semi-submersible floating wind turbine delivering 6 MW. 

09/23/2014 |

Alstom’s ECO 122 in its 2.7MW version, has successfully obtained the full type certificate from DEWI-OCC , just 7 months after prototype commissioning at ECN  site, installed in Wieringermeer, Netherlands. Following the power curve certification obtained in March this year, this key milestone proves the machine’s overall efficiency, with over 450 ECO 122 2.7 MW wind turbines ordered for a total of more than 1.8 GW.

03/10/2014 | Alstom publishes animated series on corporate social responsibility

What is an eco-city? How do you put the environment first in the design process? How can CO2 be captured to help fight climate change?

In its animated series Alstom answers these questions, while giving you a glimpse into how the company is shaping the future in a responsible way.

11/29/2013 | Alstom endorses Warsaw statement on low carbon transport and sustainable development

Alstom has expressed its commitment to the Warsaw statement on low-carbon transport and sustainable development that was adopted during “Transport Day 2013”, an event dedicated to sustainable, low-carbon transport, that was held during the 2013 UN climate change negotiations (COP19) on November 17th, in Warsaw, Poland.

11/20/2013 | Alstom installing world’s largest offshore wind turbine off the Belgian coast

Alstom has just completed this week-end the at sea installation of its new-generation offshore wind turbine, the 6-MW Haliade™ 150, off Ostend harbour at the Belwind site in Belgium. This is the largest offshore wind turbine ever installed in sea waters. Thanks to its 150-metre rotor (with blades stretching 73.50 metre), the turbine is more efficient since its yield is 15% better than existing offshore turbines, enabling it to supply power to the equivalent of about 5,000 households.

10/17/2013 | Alstom inaugurates charging station at Mannheim site

At the Mannheim site, a charging station for electric vehicles was inaugurated today. It shall be used for the on-site transportation of material and passengers. The project is a measure of the eco-friendly site management as part of the sustainability strategy of Alstom and contributes to the development of zero-emission traffic.

06/06/2013 | Alstom helps customers cut CO2 emissions by 207 million tonnes annually

Alstom's commitment to delivering cleaner energy across the world has saved more than the equivalent of three times Austria's annual emissions over the last decade, new figures show. An in-depth analysis of data from 2002-2011 reveals that Alstom's environmental measures, on both new plants and retrofits of existing power facilities, have saved a total of 207 million tonnes of CO2 annually.


Forum for Sustainable Development of German Business e.V.

econsense is an association of leading, globally active companies and organisations of German business specializing in the area of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Founded in 2000 on the initiative of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), the goal of econsense is to provide a dialogue platform and think tank, with the dual objectives of advancing sustainable development in business and assuming social responsibility.