The revival of nuclear energy

Centrale nucléaire

The need to decarbonise the energy sector, along with heightened geopolitical tensions putting pressure on gas supplies, have convinced several states to reinvest in nuclear energy. Extending the lifetime of existing power plants, launching new construction programmes, developing new reactor concepts and expanding uses are the key thrusts of this revival, which Michel Rochon explains to us in his capacity as Artelia’s head of nuclear development.

Burkina Faso Electricity Master Plan

High voltage post or High voltage tower

Burkina Faso Electricity Master Plan A strategic framework for improving access to energy An essential strategic document, the electricity master plan allows investments in production, transmission and distribution to be planned by anticipating changing needs. Burkina Faso’s Ministry of Energy has commissioned Artelia to update its plan for the years 2020 to 2040, taking into […]

Paris-Saclay district heating and cooling network development

Paris-Saclay district heating and cooling network

Paris-Saclay district heating and cooling network development Implementing efficient heating and cooling networks using renewable energies One of the largest in France, the Paris-Saclay heating and cooling network is an example of the ongoing developments in this field. It uses renewable and recovered energies (geothermal, waste heat) and an automatic control system. EPA Paris-Saclay awarded Artelia […]

Converting Amager power plant to biomass

Amager Power Station in Copenhagen, Denmark

Converting Amager power plant to biomass Completing the transition to renewable sources at a thermal power plant initially powered by fossil fuels The city of Copenhagen aims to be the world’s first carbon-neutral capital. To meet this target, HOFOR, which provides district heating and electricity to more than 500,000 Copenhagen residents, decided to complete the […]

Aalborg University Hospital’s thalassothermal system

Aalborg University Hospital's thalassothermal system

Aalborg University Hospital’s thalassothermal system Using lake water to heat and cool a new hospital The cement manufacturer Aalborg Portland uses massive quantities of chalk in its production process. Many excavations have over time formed a chalk lake at the company’s facilities, and this now provides district cooling for the new Aalborg University Hospital. The […]

Energy optimisation for Stellantis logistics warehouses

A Stellantis sign is seen outside the company's headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan, U.S., June 10, 2021. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo

Energy optimisation for Stellantis logistics warehouses Supporting a major player in the automotive industry in its energy performance and low-carbon strategy Stellantis, an international automotive manufacturer, has committed to halving its energy-related carbon emissions by 2025, with a view to achieving carbon neutrality by 2038. Artelia is studying the feasibility of such a reduction at […]

Energy performance contract for Paris schools

Parisian school

Energy performance contract for Paris schools As part of energy performance contracts (CPE), Artelia is committed to reach the announced consumption and emission declines As a key element in the fight against global warming, the energy performance of buildings is the focus of many discussions and actions. To achieve its climate plan targets, the municipality […]

DRIMM’s solid recovered fuels (SRF) production facility

DRIMM's solid recovered fuels (SRF) production facility

DRIMM’s solid recovered fuels (SRF) production facility Optimising energy recovery of non-recyclable waste As a part of the Séché Environnement group, a specialist in the circular economy and waste recovery, the DRIMM site in Montech treats non-hazardous waste from industry, local authorities and households in the Tarn-et-Garonne region. It commissioned Artelia to manage the modification […]

Modernisation of the Athanor sorting centre

Athanor, a waste sorting and energy recovery facility

Modernisation of the Athanor sorting centre A waste sorting and energy recovery infrastructure more appropriate to the current issues Fluctuating volumes and growing requirements and technologies for waste sorting and incineration led the Grenoble conurbation to replace its ageing Athanor centre with a new facility. Capable of processing up to 50,000 t/year and incinerating up […]