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  • Solar / Energy Transition / France / Power / Power

    France: Quarry lake makes comeback as solar farm

    In Peyrolles-en-Provence, a small municipality 50 km from Marseille, industrial activity makes way to the production of solar energy. About half of the local population can now source green energy directly in their backyard.

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  • Germany / Circular economy / Omexom Green Story

    Episode 4 – Omexom Green Story: Recycle and reuse

    In this fourth episode, we take a look at an initiative launched in one of our Omexom Business Units in Germany: the recycling of construction waste and its use in road construction. This initiative won the Evolution of practices prize in the circular economy category at the regional VINCI Environment Awards. Take a look at this initiative!

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  • Belgium / Expertise / Overhead transmission lines / Transmission

    Omexom dismantles a 70-year-old pylon by helicopter in the province of Liege

    As part of the rehabilitation of existing sites, Omexom in Belgium was awarded a contract by Elia in July, to dismantle a high-voltage pylon dating from 1951 using a helicopter. This type of intervention is usually carried out from the ground using a crane, but the location of the pylon in question near the Carmeuse quarry did not allow for this configuration. The intervention of a helicopter and Omexom teams was therefore requested. This operation was carried out efficiently, with safety always a priority.

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  • Norway / Electric mobility / Territories

    First in Europe: the battery replacement station

    Europe's first battery replacement station is built! In the municipality of Lier in Norway, near Oslo, the first electric car battery replacement station has been built. On behalf of the electric car manufacturer NIO, Omexom teams in Norway have designed, supplied the electrical infrastructure and then set up the battery replacement station itself.

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  • Sweden / High voltage / Substations

    Omexom in Sweden is awarded a contract to operate and maintain the substations supplying the Stockholm metro

    Omexom in Sweden was awarded a new contract by Storstockholms Lokaltrafik - the public transport authority for the Stockholm region - to operate and maintain the high-voltage substations that supply the Stockholm metro and the cities of Tvärbanan, Nockebybanan, Lidingöbanan, Saltsjöbanan, Roslagsbanan and Spårväg. With this new assignment, Omexom continues to ensure the power supply to SL's rail traffic.

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  • Norway / Distribution

    Replacement of 108 electric meters in Norway

    On January 1, 2019, the Norwegian authorities requested the installation of new automatic electricity meters in homes. Permissions have been granted to extend the timeframe for sites where the intervention is more complex than for individual households.

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  • The Netherlands / Energy Transition / Substations

    Relocation of a traction substation in Rotterdam

    Due to the construction of a new housing development on the Zuiderpark Weg in Rotterdam, the traction substation that powers the metro had to be relocated. To ensure reliability and quality, Omexom has been awarded by the Rotterdam transport company (RET) for its historical expertise in this specific area.

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