Neoen is a French leading and one of the world’s largest independent power producers of renewable energy. The company was founded in 2008 by Jacques Veyrat. Neoen develops, finances, builds and operates power plants running on renewable energy sources (solar, wind, biomass). Neoen’s footprint extends across 12 countries, including France, Portugal, Australia, Mexico and Egypt. The company aims to achieve a capacity in operation and under construction in excess of 5 GW by 2021.
In October 2018 Neoen entered the regulated market of Euronext Paris and its IPO presented the largest capital raise in the last 16 months on Euronext Paris.
Neoen has been accompanied by Capenergie 1, Capenergie 2 and Capenergie 3.
A pioneer spirit
2001: Started out at LDCom, now Neuf Cegetel
2008: Formation of Neoen, initially as part of Direct Energie. Neoen became fully independent in 2011.
2014: Moved up the next level by launching Europe’s largest photovoltaic park in Cestas near Bordeaux and winning two major tenders in El Salvador and Australia. Also the year when Neoen became the third-largest producer of renewable energy in France.