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Published on 8 December 2021


Facing the global warming, it is now urgent to propose and implement real alternatives to carbon-based energy. To meet this challenge, which according to the latest IPCC report, is no longer a hypothesis but a scientific certainty, we must propose rapid, strong and sustainable solutions. This awareness has led France and many other countries to implement public policies to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

The latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates that 45% of the emission reductions needed would be based on technologies that have not yet been deployed on an industrial scale.

Technology research is therefore essential to accelerate the development and deployment of these technologies on a large scale.

As a player in the energy transition, CEA-Liten develops future energy solutions for industry, the economy and citizens.

Through these innovations, CEA-Liten contributes to meet the technological challenge of achieving the zero-carbon objective while strengthening the national economic fabric.

The development of high-performance photovoltaic technologies, high-temperature electrolysis for the production of low-carbon hydrogen, and Li-ion batteries and their recycling are all contributing to the emergence and development of French and European low-carbon energy industries.
Creating value around these sectors, by creating factories and jobs, is essential for this transition to benefit everyone. France has made a national priority through the "France 2030" investment plan, which aims to develop industrial competitiveness and future technologies.
Research is a major key to meet these challenges and CEA-Liten has been supporting its partners for over 15 years to build a sustainable economy.  

François Legalland,
Director of CEA-Liten