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101 Most Innovative France Based Energy Companies & Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best France based Energy companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Energy industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top France Energy Startups

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Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric

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Schneider Electric is an electric company that creates and develops products that help people conserve energy.

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Breakthrough Energy provides reliable and affordable power without contributing to climate change.

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Engie

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ENGIE is a global energy player and an expert operator in the three key sectors of electricity, natural gas and energy services.

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Kayrros

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Kayrros is an advanced data analytics company that helps global energy market participants make better investment decisions.

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Sonnedix

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Sonnedix Solar is a global power producer dedicated to produce low-carbon solar energy for the future.

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Orano

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Orano is a nuclear fuel cycle company.

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GreenYellow

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GreenYellow allows anyone to produce and manage energy through solar photovoltaics, efficiency, and energy optimization.

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Voltalia

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Voltalia is a renewables energy developer in France.

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Eranove

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Eranove engages in electricity and water production and public service management.

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Electro Power Systems

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EPS operates in the sustainable energy sector, specializing in hybrid storage solutions and microgrids.

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Reuniwatt

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Solar power forecasting; cloud observation; solar radiation estimation and forecasting using satellites, all sky cameras, and NWP

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Solstyce

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Solstyce is an environmental engineering company engaged in construction and operation of medium and large power photovoltaic power plants.

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Lancey Energy Storage

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Lancey Energy Storage is the smart way to store Energy and Lancey provides a Plug- Play radiator with connected batteries.

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TotalEnergies

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TotalEnergies is an energy company that produces and markets oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables, and electricity.

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SUEZ Environnement

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SUIZ Environnement is a utility company that offers industrial services to its clients.

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Fermentalg

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Fermentalg is engaged in the production of micro-algae for the agrifood, healthcare and energy markets.

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Demmos

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Demmos is a research and development company in electromagnetic energies.

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Tiamat

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Tiamat designs, develops, and produces innovative solutions for energy storage applications.

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SeaBubbles

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SeaBubbles is a flying water car ecosystem.

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HySiLabs

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HySiLabs has developed a technology that maintains the advantages of a liquid fuel, without generating emissions.

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Accenta

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Accenta is a technology company engaged in the research, is developing a solution

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Nexdot

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Nexdot is the first company worldwide to develop a new generation of Quantum Dots: the Nanoplatelets.

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Advizeo

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Advizeo offers energy management solutions and consultancy services for communities and real estate agents.

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BeFC Bioenzymatic Fuel Cells

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BeFC Bioenzymatic Fuel Cells provide Eco-friendly paper-based bio-enzymatic fuel cells for sustainable energy generation.

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SunPartner

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SUNPARTNER develops innovative technologies adapted to communication, energy, transportation, building needs.

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Demand Side Instruments

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Demand Side Instruments, they are aware of the finiteness of natural resources around the world.

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SWEETCH Energy

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SWEETCH Energy is developing a breakthrough technology in the field of salinity gradient power harvesting.

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CSN Energy

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The leading SaaS platform for energy market

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ZE Energy

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ZE Energy is an independent producer of renewable energy.

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Airthium

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Airthium makes low cost, zero emission, 30kW+ Thermodynamic energy storage systems, as well as high efficiency diesel generators

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Aera Group

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Aera Group is a renewable and environment company that assists in renewable energy & waste treatment projects to reach carbon certification.

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NEoT

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NEoT offers financing solutions in the fields of zero-emission mobility and clean and off-grid energy.

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MyJouleBox

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MyJouleBox offers a solution for solar professionals in Africa to offer leased solar installations to their customers.

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Turbotech

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TURBOTECH is a French start-up that develops on-board electric generation solutions for hybrid-electric aircrafts.

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I-TEN SA

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I-TEN is manufactures and markets micro batteries.

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W & nergy

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W & nergy is a France company engages in pyrogasification business.

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DualSun

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DualSun is provides both electricity (photovoltaic) and hot (thermal) water for homes and buildings.

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Solveo Energie

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Solveo Energie specializes in the field of consulting and local renewable energy.

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Total

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Total is one of the world’s major oil and gas groups, with activities in more than 130 countries.

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Apex Energies

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Apex Energies is an independent energy producer, has been one of the pioneers of solar energy.

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Nanomakers

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A French start-up that has been designing and producing patented silicon-based nanopowders .

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Mob-Energy

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Mob-Energy is a privately held company specializing in the development of mobile and innovative charging solutions.

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Sensewaves

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Sensewaves is a provider of an Internet-of-Things analytics platform created to analyse and optimize electricity and energy usage.

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VOLTA Entreprises

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VOLTA Entreprises is a renewable energy company that produces and distributes solar energy.

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COMWATT

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COMWATT is a main actor in the energy revolution about decentralization of energy.

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Stimergy

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Stimergy is a French startup specialized in green IT and energy performance solutions.

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Heuristech

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Heuristech helps in dealing with pipeline maintenance the right way.

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Naoden

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Naoden is a designer, manufacturer, and installer of bioenergy power plants.

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ATAWEY

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ATAWEY designs and manufactures turnkey autonomous energy solutions for isolated sites.

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Imeon Energy

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Imeon Energy specializes in distribution of hybrid solar inverters incorporating artificial intelligence to produce solar electricity.

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ROSI

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ROSI is a French company that develops innovative raw material recycling and revalorization technologies for the PV industry.

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Alterea Group

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Alterea is a renovation projects, construction and energy optimization projects in the areas of social and condominiums, public.

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Homepulse

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HomePulse delivers real time analytics for profitable smart energy services.

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IJENKO (mobigard)

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IJENKO is helping Energy Service Providers and their customers to develop a new participative and collective engagement towards smart home

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WIND my ROOF

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WIND my ROOF develops a modular roof wind turbines intended to help flat-roofed buildings to exploit the potential of wind power.

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Krono-Safe

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Krono-Safe to commercialize software technologies originally developed with the French atomic energy commission (CEA).

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Mint Energie

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Mint Energie is a new generation electricity supplier positioning itself as the cheapest on the market.

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Solvionic

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Solvionic is a company developing specialized chemistry in the field of ionic liquids.

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Enertime

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Enertime manufacturer of MW-size Organic Rankine Cycle Module for Energy Efficiency and Renewable.

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Enerbee

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EnerBee is an industrial start-up developing energy harvesters.

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FioulReduc

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FioulReduc is the first French heating oil website to bring heating oil users and suppliers together 24/7/365 days a year.

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Hydro Air Concept Energie

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Hace is a wave energy company that generates electricity continuously and at a low cost using wave energy.

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Ener-Pacte

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Ener-Pacte provides solutions in the operation, security, and optimization of photovoltaic power plants.

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Gulplug

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Gulplug combines energy efficiency with the internet of things, creating endless possibilities for electrical connections.

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Cozynergy

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Cozynergy is a global operator in energy renovation.

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CEA

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CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation.

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Mascara

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Mascara Renewable Water develops industrialized reverse osmosis desalination technology coupled with photovoltaic solar energy.

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H2P Systems

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H2P Systems is a waste heat regeneration technology platform.

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Qivivo

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QIVIVO is an energy savings provider.

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NewWind R&D

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NewWind R&D is a company specialized in energy harvesting technologies for distributed power generation from a natural biomimetic approach.

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Qualisteo

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Qualisteo, a start-up company based in Nice specialised in smart grids company.

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Les Alchimistes

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Les Alchimistes is a Cleantech, Energy – Sustainable development.

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SOLABLE S.A.S

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renewable innovations for a smart world

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iQspot

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iQSpot is a software-as-a-service offer for monitoring energy consumption

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SolTiles

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SolTiles creates innovative solar roofing technology- to retrofit an existing residence or for a new build.

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Opera Energie

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Opera Energie is an energy consulting and brokerage firm for companies and local authorities.

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Celloz

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Celloz is a biosourced cellulose fiber material that produces eco-friendly roofs.

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EFICIA

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EFICIA develops various innovative systems in Europe to optimize the energy and economic performance of buildings in real time.

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Pytheas Technology

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Pytheas Technology is developing an innovative and patented Power Take Off (PTO) dedicated to renewable energy.

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Électricité de France

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EDF is an electric utility company that provides heat humps. wind turbines, photovoltaic, and geothermal energy.

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Effigénie

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Effigénie is the publisher of Effipilot software solution which reduces by over 20% the energy consumption.

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aPSI 3D

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aPSI 3D is electric power conversion from 10kW to some megawatts in IGBT technology and; Leveraging the upcoming revolution of SiC.

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Solean

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Solean is helping the company produce its “next generation” equipment and support a commercial and communication campaign.

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SP3H

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SP3H innovates technology which aims to reduce carbon dioxide levels and fuel consumption.

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Biosafelight

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Biosafelight is a solution for turbid (opaque) liquid photo-decontamination systems using eco-friendly ultraviolet (UV-C) technology.

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PowerTech Systems

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PowerTech Systems develops and distributes green products for smart and sustainable energy management.

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Solipac

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Solipac is a trading group specialized in energy solutions offering a complete range of heating and air conditioning products.

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AlpinovX

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Tech, Cold production from miniaturized vacuum cryogenics

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Axègaz

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Axègaz is a France-based small scale liquid natural gas.

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Energiestro

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Energiestro is a French technology company that develops a flywheel energy storage.

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Brazeco

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Brazeco converts sawdust and wood chips from sawmills, flooring, and cooperage into renewable green energy.

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Neoen

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Neoen is an independent energy company, develops, finances, builds, and operates power plants based on renewable energies.

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Exosun

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Exosun designs, develops and markets a range of solar trackers.

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VINCI Energies

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VINCI Energies provides for the creation, equipping, operation and optimization of energy, transport and communications infrastructure

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GE Renewable Energy

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GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.

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Helioclim

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Helioclim provides Innovative solution for reversible climate control, supplied by concentrative thermic solar energy systems.

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Guinault SA

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Guinault is a French SME that specializes in the construction of electric, pneumatic and climatic energy generators for aircraft.

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Axens

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Axens is a provider of technologies, products, and services to the refining, petrochemical, gas, and alternative fuel markets.

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CGG SA

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CGG SA is a leader in cutting-edge geoscience.

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Rexel Worldwide

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Rexel is a professional distributor of electrical products and services for the world of energy.

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GreenPriz

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GreenPriz specializes in measurement and control solutions for electricity consumption.

Written by Mark Smith

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