Our approach

Strategic leadership for modern energy

How we work

ENGIE’s €180 million fund invests in cleantech energy companies who are poised to scale their technology innovations and business models around the world, with the mission to digitize, decarbonize and decentralize the world of energy.

Direct investment to scale cleantech

We engage when companies have proven their technology or business model and are ready to scale.

Real strategic collaboration

We work closely with companies to help them leverage ENGIE’s market connections and technical expertise to strengthen their solution accelerate customer acquisition.

Long-term partnerships

We bring our companies real market opportunities and global reach within ENGIE to expand to new applications and into new geographies.

 

What We Seek

While ENV welcomes initial engagement at any stage, our investment focuses on companies who:

> Present a differentiating technology, innovative customer solution or novel business model

 

>Fit strategically within one more more ENGIE Group business units

 

> Are well positioned for ENGIE to add significant value by opening up market access in residential, commercial, or public sectors and/or expansion within or beyond their home country

> Are entering growth and expansion phases (Series B or C funding rounds)

 

> Align with a new business strategy of one of our Métier teams – B2C, B2B and B2T (territory)

 

> Seek €2 to €4 million in strategic investment

Where we focus

Decentralized Generation and Storage

Smart Cities and Mobility

Intelligent Connected Buildings

Utility Demand Side Management