On 27 January, Lisea, concession-holder of the South Europe Atlantic high-speed rail line, and Cosea, project manager, entrusted CDC Biodiversité with the implementation and monitoring of compensatory measures in favour of wetlands and the fadet des laîches butterfly until June 2061.
Two major signings in favour of the energy and ecological transition (TEE) in Pays de la Loire on 17 January: on the one hand, for the creation of the local semi-public company (SEML) Mauges Energies, and on the other hand, the Cordemais power station and the Loire Estuary Pact for the ecological and industrial transition.
On 14 November Greater Paris Metropolitis signed the first Gemapi (French acronym for Aquatic environment management and flood prevention) Aqua Loan in France with Banque des Territoires from Caisse des Dépôts. With a total amount of €54mn, it will enable the Metropolitan Area to mobilise financing to fight against flood risks.
Gaz Electricité de Grenoble (GEG) and Banque des Territoires signed an investment protocol on 23 October, under which Banque des Territoires will contribute up to an additional €9.25mn to help GEG ENeR carry out its renewable energy projects.
Two semi-public companies (French acronym: SEM) dedicated to renewable energy were created in September in the New Aquitaine Region with Caisse des Dépôts: SEM Gironde Energies and SEM ENRèze. And on 27 September in the Creuse département, Caisse des Dépôts participated in the inauguration of the first local data centre at national level.
On 9 October, Compagnie nationale du Rhône (CNR) inaugurated a new photovoltaic park in Caderousse, in which it invested €13mn with Caisse des Dépôts. This 29th photovoltaic park showcases the company's strategy: developing a diversified and exclusively renewable electricity mix.
On 20 September, Banque des Territoires and SUNCNIM inaugurated the world's first thermodynamic solar power plant with energy storage in Llo en Cerdagne (66). Banque des Territoires is a 49% shareholder in the ELLO project company, which holds this investment by nearly €65mn to support more sustainable territories.
Crèvecœur-le-Grand, Choqueuse-les-Bénards: these are two of the six cities that host four wind farms owned by Compagnie nationale du Rhône (CNR). On 6 September, they were inaugurated with its partner energieTEAM in the presence of the mayors of the six cities and their inhabitants.