1. Building low-carbon energy sources & developing the grids

We need to renounce fossil fuels which represent 80% of primary energy sources in the world.

Today wind and solar represent only 6% of electricity generation. While this share will grow, the network needs to adapt.

  • First it needs to be able to accept more connection of solar, wind and hydro powerplants.
  • Second, it needs to be able to deal with very fluctuating energy flows, depending on weather conditions.
  • Third it needs to be able to deal with the high variability thanks to  new balancing assets

Throughout the energy value chain, we will continue to build and connect low-carbon energy sources, adapt the network to increase the share of renewable energies.

Also, we will continue maintaining the carbon-free nuclear plants with a high level of safety.

2.Promoting optimized energy use

The best energy is the one we do not use. This goes with the concept of sobriety and efficiency.
 It’s important for us to design solutions that are energy sufficient and at the same time to use materials and processes which  are more efficient.
More specifically that  means for us:
  • For each project, accompany our clients on the road to energy sufficiency and efficiency by properly dimensioning our offer to their real needs.
  • Supportcities to optimize streetlighting services: from project design to the implementation of the energy performance contracttailored to the customers’ needs
  • Adapt process and organization transforming the networks into a multi-service platform

3. Implementing innovative and collaborative solutions​

By integrating digital and all the improvements it brings, we need to continue to develop tools allowing us and our customer to be more efficient, and new business models that put energy at the heart of our concerns.

Our latest news

09/08/2022 Offshore wind, Wind

Omexom improves wind farm operations through predictive maintenance

Omexom Renewable Energies Offshore, pioneer in the offshore wind industry, has joined forces with VINCI’s innovation platform Leonard, to develop a data-driven artificial intelligence solution to detect generator failures before they occur.
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24/06/2022 Portugal, Power, Solar

Omexom in Portugal has signed with RWE for the construction of a photovoltaic power plant

Omexom Portugal signed an EPC contract with RWE for the construction of a photovoltaic power plant located in South of Portugal, with a capacity of 44 MWac (49 MWp).
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15/06/2022 Germany, Wind

Omexom in Germany uses airborne wind turbines to generate energy

The use of altitude wind energy through airborne wind turbines enables more and better controllable energy to be generated from wind. Alongside EnBW, SkySails Group and Leibniz Universität Hannover, Omexom is involved in developing this innovation into an everyday companion and making a valuable contribution to the climate-friendly energy system of the future.
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03/06/2022 France, Power, Solar, UK and RoI

Three new photovoltaic power plants in Ireland

In Ireland, Omexom's teams in France, in partnership with Omexom in the UK and RoI, have been awarded 3 photovoltaic solar power plant projects for their client Neoen, associated with BNRG. The first Millvale photovoltaic plant was inaugurated on April 29.
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02/06/2022 Circular economy, Environment, Finland, Omexom Green Story, Substations

Episode 9 – Omexom Green Story: Recovering transformer parts and oil in substations

This episode of the Green Story takes us to Hikiä, Finland, where the local Omexom teams have developed a process to recover transformer parts and oil. In line with one of the three key areas of VINCI Energies’ environmental ambition, Omexom in Finland reduces waste production by reusing transformer oil and spare parts and recycling any leftover materials. Thereby, the team does not only preserve the environment, but has created a service that provides substantial advantages for their customers. Let’s have a look!
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23/05/2022 Hydro, Spain

Tâmega project: Omexom worked in Portugal on the largest hydroelectric complex in Europe in the last 25 years

Last May, in the Hydroelectric Complex of the Tâmega River, Omexom started working with Iberdrola on the largest hydroelectric project in Europe in the last 25 years.
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20/05/2022 Germany, Overhead transmission lines, Transmission

Dismantling project in Germany in a protected area  

In August 2019, Omexom in Germany was awarded lot 5 for the construction of a 380 kV link between Emden/Ost and Conneforde. The assignment included the modernization of the existing 220 kV connection. Three of the pylons to be replaced were located in the Herrenmoor nature reserve between the municipalities of Zetel and Westerstede in the district of Friesland.
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05/05/2022 Omexom Green Story, Substations, The Netherlands

Episode 8 – Omexom Green Story: Minimizing the impact of substation construction on biodiversity

This episode of the Omexom Green Story takes us to Eemshaven, in the Netherlands. Here, our local business unit has contributed to sowing 25 000 m2 of wildflowers native to the region around a new substation to offset the impact of the infrastructure on the local habitat. A bee hotel and an electric vehicle charging point on site further highlight the intention of rethinking our operations to minimiz the impact of substation construction ob biodiversity.
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13/04/2022 New Zealand, Overhead transmission lines, Transmission

Grid resilience: Omexom in New Zealand finishes work on Clutha Upper Waitaki Lines Project

On New Zealand’s South Island, Omexom crews have finished works on the Clutha Upper Waitaki Lines Project (CUWLP), a major step in securing the future of the country’s energy supply. By increasing the resilience of the electricity grid in the project area, CUWLP will facilitate further renewable energy development and reduce emissions by increasing New Zealand’s total share of renewable energy.
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07/04/2022 Brazil, Climate, Energy Transition, Environment, Omexom Green Story, Power, Solar

Episode 7 – Omexom Green Story: Ilumina Pantanal

Today, our Green Story takes us to the Brazilian Pantanal, the world's largest tropical wetland and home to a UNESCO World Heritage site. Within Brazil, the Pantanal represents about 230,000 square kilometers divided between the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul and also extends into Bolivia and Paraguay.
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