May 8, 2023

ENGIE Joins Global Wind Organisation

Global Wind Organisation welcomes Engie

Global Wind Organisation (GWO) is pleased to announce that ENGIE, a global leader in low-carbon energy and services, is now a leading member of GWO.

ENGIE'S international presence includes wind projects across Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. The company’s commitment to the wind industry is driven by its ambition to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral world.

By joining GWO as a leading member, ENGIE demonstrates its commitment to maintaining the highest standards of safety, as well as its dedication to promoting responsible practices in the renewable energy sector. As a leading player in the global energy transition, ENGIE recognises the importance of investing in its workforce and ensuring that they are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to operate in the wind industry.

Stéphane Devos, ENGIE Renewables' Head of Health & Safety, says:

“I am really pleased to represent ENGIE at GWO. Wind energy is a significant part of our global portfolio, with 13 GW out of 38 GW renewable installed capacities. We firmly believe in sharing best practice with our peers to continuously improve our own internal and the industry’s safety standards. Safety is a number one priority to implement the energy transition.”

Jakob Lau Holst, CEO of Global Wind Organisation adds:

"We are thrilled to welcome ENGIE as a leading member of Global Wind Organisation. The company’s commitment to promoting sustainable and responsible practices in the renewable energy sector aligns perfectly with our mission to continuously improve safety standards in the wind industry. We look forward to working closely with ENGIE to further develop best practices and safety standards, and ensure that employees working in this sector are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to operate safely and efficiently."

GWO has set a benchmark for basic safety training standards in the industry, and its members represent a united effort to continuously improve the level of safety in the wind sector. GWO is pleased to welcome ENGIE as a member and looks forward to collaborating with them to enhance offshore wind safety. As a global reference in low-carbon energy and services, ENGIE's membership strengthens GWO's mission to promote best practices in the industry.


ENGIE is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. With its 96,000 employees, its customers, partners and stakeholders, the Group is committed to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral world, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally-friendly solutions. Inspired by its purpose (“raison d’être”), ENGIE reconciles economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet, building on its key businesses (gas, renewable energy, services) to offer competitive solutions to its customers. Turnover in 2022: 93.9 billion Euros. The Group is listed on the Paris and Brussels stock exchanges (ENGI) and is represented in the main financial indices (CAC 40, Euronext 100, FTSE Euro 100, MSCI Europe) and non-financial indices (DJSI World, Euronext Vigeo Eiris - Europe 120 / France20, MSCI EMU ESG screened, MSCI EUROPE ESG Universal Select, Stoxx Europe 600ESG-X).

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About GWO

GWO is a non-profit group of wind turbine owners and wind turbine manufacturers, committed to the creation and adoption of standardized safety training and emergency procedures.

Independent training providers deliver GWO-certified training to technicians and students worldwide. For more information on GWO standards, visit this page.

Training records are created when a GWO standard course is passed and completed by a person. These records are uploaded to the GWO WINDA database

GWO member companies

Acciona Energia, Avangrid, CGN WindPower, CORIO Generation, CRRC, Dominion Energy, ENERCON, ENGIE, Envision, Equinor, GE Renewable Energy, Goldwind, Iberdrola, The Nordex Group, Ocean Winds, Ørsted, RWE Renewables, Shanghai Electric, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, SSE, Vattenfall and Vestas.

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Ralph Savage –Director, Global Development & Stakeholder Relations, Global Wind Organisation