Construction record windmills, three years without accidents with lost time, exceptional social performance according to the company EcoVadis, new acquisitions, new service offers ... the highlights of 2017 are countless. Discover them below!
EDF Luminus strengthens its position as market leader in onshore wind energy. In 2017 30 windmills were built, a record!
The amount invested in wind energy in 2017 amounts to 58 million euros. This considerable effort translates into an increase in wind energy production of almost 20% in 2017, which accounts for 17.5% of Belgian wind energy production
In 2017 almost 20 new license applications were submitted to the competent authorities.
Source: EDF Luminus.
In 2017, EDF Luminus did not have any work-related accidents with lost time for the third year in a row. This is the result of a continuous effort by everyone to make safety a top priority at work and elsewhere.
In 2017, the total number of training hours spent on safety was 7 039 hours (or an increase of 26%, compared to 5 579 hours in 2016).
Frequency of accidents with lost time
Source: EDF Luminus.
With 90/100 for the environmental aspect, 90/100 for HR practices, 70/100 for business ethics and 70/100 for responsible purchases, EDF Luminus still achieves the highest marks awarded to companies in the energy sector.
EDF Luminus and KRC Genk have been working together since 2016 to make the Luminus Arena CO2-neutral by 2020. In 2017, the first two phases of the work were carried out.
On May 30, 2017, EDF Luminus acquired a majority share in the capital of Newelec.
This SME of 150 people, mainly active in Wallonia and Brussels, specializes in electricity and industrial electrical engineering.
The cooperative EDF Luminus Wind Together, founded on 8 March 2016, counted more than 1 500 members on 31 December 2017, or an increase of 38% compared to the end of 2016.
Since its foundation in 2016, the cooperative has raised 3.5 million euros in total.
The cooperative aims to involve Belgian citizens more closely in the development and operation of its wind energy projects.
The transformation of EDF Luminus as a service provider continues.
Ethical, ecological, social ... More than 20 highlights are covered in this video. Development of wind energy, management of consumption, measures for biodiversity, and so on.