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ENGIE North America adds nearly 2 GW of Renewable Energy in the U.S. in 2020

ENGIE North America today announced it has added nearly 2 GW of renewable energy to the U.S. in 2020, as part of ENGIE's commitment to deliver 9 GW of renewable energy capacity globally between 2019 and 2021. These new clean energy capacities will offset nearly 2.1 million metric tons of carbon and bring ENGIE's renewables capacity to more than 3 GW in North America – enough to power 1.3 million homes.

The six grid-scale wind projects and two grid-scale solar projects contributed to the company's record pace of renewable energy development and construction. These projects are located in Texas, Kansas, South Dakota and Oklahoma. With the completion of these projects, adding 1.4 GW of wind and 0.4 GW of solar, and other projects in the U.S. and Canada, ENGIE now has more than 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in North America developed over the past two years.

"This was a historic year of construction for ENGIE North America," said Gwenaëlle Avice-Huet, Executive Vice President responsible for the ENGIE Renewables' business line and CEO of ENGIE North America. "The rapid growth of our renewable energy footprint in the United States demonstrates ENGIE's commitment to achieving a carbon-neutral future. With more than 10 GW of additional renewable energy projects currently underway in North America, we are just getting started in delivering on our mission to connect society and companies to clean, affordable, innovative, and resilient energy generation and the infrastructure to support it."

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