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The GL events – LOXAM consortium, official temporary energy supporter of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

January 24 2023 - News Release News Editorial

GL events, an integrated event business group and LOXAM, the French and European leader, 4th world player in equipment rental for construction, industry and events, announce the signing of a partnership contract and temporary energy supply for all Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic venues.

The GL events – LOXAM consortium, official temporary energy supporter of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

GL events and LOXAM have formed a consortium to combine their skills and provide a global solution that meets the ambitions of the Paris 2024 Energy program. This initiative promotes the expertise of two leading companies in their markets in the service of a major event.

“The success of this consortium illustrates the strength and complementarity of our companies and our teams to provide the best solutions for this exceptional event.” Olivier Ginon, Chairman and CEO of GL events
“Being an official supporter of Paris 2024 marks recognition of our know-how. LOXAM is proud to contribute to the success of this global event in partnership with GL events and all our subcontractors. » Gérard Déprez, President of the LOXAM Group

GL events and LOXAM will provide project management, supply of all services related to the production and distribution of temporary energy, uninterruptible power supply and temporary temperature control systems on all sites including the Temporary International Radio and Television Center or “International Broadcast Center” (IBC). This temporary structure will house media from all over the world during the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in an area of ​​46,000 m².

This joint offer represents a strong commitment from the employees of both companies and their national subcontractors. It is based on shared know-how and already existing collaborations. The territorial coverage of the networks of the two companies ensures geographical proximity with all the Olympic and Paralympic sites, thus guaranteeing great responsiveness.

Beyond the pride of contributing to the success of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, GL events and LOXAM are committed to monitoring the environmental impact and promoting the social heritage of their operations, while respecting the commitments taken from the Paris 2024 Organizing Committee. The temporary energy production facilities will be used to back up the renewable electricity supply from the national electricity grid. GL events and LOXAM will favor equipment powered by high-performance biofuels or green hydrogen. Among the group’s other commitments, the fabric of VSEs, SMEs and the social and solidarity economy sector will be mobilized to provide part of the services. At last,

These commitments will be the subject of a report certified by an independent third party after the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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