ENGIE is a global energy group working to accelerate the transition to a carbon-neutral world by offering low-carbon energy and services. It looks to Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help it innovate and achieve sustainability for its business and customers. Building on AWS, ENGIE drives digital transformation with its Common Data Hub, helps secure businesses with a scalable solution, and powers more than 1,000 machine learning predictive maintenance models at its power plants.

ENGIE's Cloud Journey on AWS

Engie's Cloud Journey on AWS
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Advancing sustainability goals
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Enterprise Transformation

Cloud migration to accelerate digital transformation and realize greater business value 

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Security and Compliance

Building secure and compliant cloud-based solutions
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Machine Learning

Innovating faster with comprehensive AI and ML services
  • Sustainability
  • 2022

    ENGIE Creates Digital Platforms to Accelerate Zero-carbon Energy Transition, Powered by AWS

    ENGIE built a Common Data Hub on AWS to make more innovative use of over one petabyte of data across thousands of projects. Built using AWS technologies such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon RedshiftAWS Glue, and Amazon SageMaker, ENGIE saves cloud runtime costs and helps cities reduce energy consumption by up to 15 percent..

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    ENGIE Builds the Common Data Hub on AWS, Accelerates Zero-Carbon Transition

    In 2018, ENGIE decided to accelerate its digital transformation through data and innovation by becoming a data-driven company. First, ENGIE wanted to build an enterprise data repository named the Common Data Hub, which it built using Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), to align its customers and business units around the same solution. The Common Data Hub lets ENGIE’s business units easily ingest, store, share, and consume datasets through a unified platform and highly secure environment. The hub helps the company increase productivity, make accurate energy-production predictions, and bring new services to customers.

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    ENGIE Leverages AWS to Support Global Sustainability

    Gérard Guinamand, former chief data officer (CDO) of ENGIE, describes the role of cloud technology in supporting ENGIE's global digital transformation and its sustainability mission.

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  • Enterprise Transformation
  • 2022

    ENGIE Boosts AWS Skills to Innovate and Support Its Cloud-First Strategy

    Training is integral to ENGIE’s success. And when the organization embraced a cloud-first strategy in 2016 to boost innovation, it supported this transition with a structured training framework for its global teams. Working with AWS Training and Certification, ENGIE helps 500 employees a year build and validate their cloud skills as the business doubles its use of AWS.

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    Getting people trained is essential. Getting them certified is an excellent approach to validating their skills.”

    Frédéric Poncin
    Head of the Cloud Center of Excellence, ENGIE


    ENGIE Rapidly Migrates Assets and Accounts, Easing Divestiture Using AWS

    After the sale if its EQUANS division in 2021, ENGIE needed to efficiently migrate thousands of workloads to a separate and secure environment without impacting production. Using AWS Cloud Operations and with help from AWS Enterprise Support, the energy group seamlessly transferred its IT assets, migrating millions of dollars’ worth of workloads in just 8 months with virtually no downtime.

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    ENGIE Seeks to Digitally Transform and Streamline Financial Processes Using SAP S/4HANA on AWS

    ENGIE previously used AWS when it underwent a broader organizational digital transformation. The ENGIE finance team felt that, given the company’s experience as well as the proven technical capabilities of AWS for running large-scale SAP workloads, AWS would again be an excellent choice to host the development environment for the CFP.

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    How ENGIE Benefits from Enterprise Support

    Frédéric Poncin, cloud center of excellence (CCoE) lead architect at ENGIE talks about the benefits of subscribing to the AWS Enterprise Support plan.

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    ENGIE Digital: Using Spot Instances to Optimize Costs for Operations Platform for Energy Assets

    Tasked with building an operation and maintenance platform for energy assets, ENGIE Digital designs and develops solutions that support the ENGIE Group’s zero-carbon transition strategy. To optimize costs of the platform running on AWS, ENGIE decided to leverage Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Spot Instances to meet compute requirements for its microservices architecture based on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS).

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  • Security and Compliance
  • 2021

    ENGIE Helps Secure 51 Business Entities Using AWS WAF and AWS Firewall Manager

    ENGIE has 450 business entities across 70 countries, each managing its own projects and information technology (IT) assets. When ENGIE began migrating to AWS in 2016, it chose AWS WAF—a web application firewall—because it offers a simple solution to set custom, managed security rules to implement across multiple accounts.

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    It’s great to have this kind of flexibility. In a big, decentralized organization, our use of AWS WAF and AWS Firewall Manager helps greatly."

    Samy Khomsi
    Network Security Engineer, ENGIE

  • Machine Learning
  • 2021

    ENGIE Digital Uses Amazon SageMaker for Predictive Maintenance at Power Plants

    ENGIE builds on Amazon SageMaker to develop its predictive maintenance platforms that help prevent equipment malfunctions and schedule maintenance more effectively. Ultimately, nearly 10,000 pieces of equipment will be connected, each with dozens of models, representing an estimated savings of €800,000 per year for the company.

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    ENGIE Digital is the Group's software company. We develop digital platforms and products for the various global business lines with a focus on specific verticals, such as renewables or thermal. The purpose of digital products is to provide internal entities with solutions to facilitate them to improve their operational efficiency. They can also enhance the offer for external customers to contribute to their energy transition towards carbon neutrality."

    Mihir Sarkar
    Former CDO, ENGIE Digital


ENGIE is a global energy company with 25 business units operating worldwide. The company powers millions of customers and develops integrated solutions throughout the value chain to support corporations’ and local authorities’ zero-carbon transition. It uses AWS to drive innovation with the Common Data Hub, develop over 1,000 machine learning predictive maintenance models at its power plants, and speed the transition to zero carbon.  

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