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COP 21: The first Climate Solutions Awards

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On the occasion of the opening of the Solutions Gallery at Le Bourget, which brings together more than 200 French and foreign companies, Ségolène ROYAL awarded the first Climate Solutions Trophies.
 
Che trophies reward the best solutions in terms of mitigation and adaptation to climate change. The aim is to encourage all the company's stakeholders to join in the virtuous dynamic of the transition to a low-carbon world. The trophies were created in partnership with ADEME, C3D, Crédit Coopératif, ORÉE, Solutions COP21, The Shift Project and World Efficiency. 
 
171 companies applied for this first edition. A final selection panel, chaired by Hervé LE TREUT, climatologist, director of research at the CNRS and contributor to the IPCC, rewarded seven winners, defined by the Minister as leading players in the fight against climate change  : " COP 21 a bringing together 150 Heads of State and Government, it is a unique moment in history! [...] And you, those who invent the solutions, are at the forefront of this fight. »
 
 
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In the Mitigation category
 
Small Business Award : PowiDian, with its solution WISDOM, High altitude or isolated hydrogen production station which allows RE to free itself from the weather by storing its electricity production.
- Grand Group Prize : General Electric, Haliade™ 150-6MW, new generation of offshore wind turbine, foldable depending on wind strength (cyclone risk, in particular).
- SME Favourite : Restaurant the Epi Dupin, Sustainable cuisine and "climate-friendly" dishes, reminding us that "30% of greenhouse gases come from what we put on our plates. By changing the content, for example by reducing animal proteins, while still having fun, we can do a lot. » 
- Big Group's Favourite : Colas with Wattwaythe world's first photovoltaic road.
 
In the Adaptation category
 
- Small Business Award : Environmental Sediment Treatment, "Robot Unscrambler"The new sediment treatment system is an environmentally friendly and economical solution for sediment treatment: an innovative process for dredging and cleaning harbours, rivers, lakes, etc. that pre-treats and conditions the recovered sediments for recovery.
- Grand Group Prize : EDFAdaptation of the hydroelectric fleet through technology PKW, Piano key system that allows the evacuation of extreme floods on dams.
- Big Group Favourite Bouygues Immobilier, Hikari, the first mixed-use positive energy building island.
 
"I encourage all public and private actors to be more innovative and creative in order to demonstrate that it is possible to live better together without resorting to fossil fuels. » said the Minister.
 
 

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