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SUSTAINED REVENUE GROWTH CONTINUES WITH ACCELERATED EBITDA PROGRESSION IN THE SECOND QUARTER
On Friday, July 6, Bordeaux’s Metropolitan Council voted in favor of Veolia’s bid for the delegated public service concession agreement for wastewater treatment and rainwater management. The future agreement, for a period of 7 years from January 1, 2019 and with a value of €352 million, covers the management of 6 waste water treatment plants and networks of 4,200 km, with a total treatment capacity for a population equivalent of 1.15 million inhabitants.
SMEDAR (Greater Rouen joint waste disposal authority) has renewed its trust in Veolia, following a competitive tender process, to operate the VESTA waste-to-energy plant under a six-and-a-half-year contract worth €116 million. The strong points of this new contract: optimized operation of the facility and the provision of supervisory systems to SMEDAR to manage this facility which is now an integral part of the region’s energy mix
Greater Nantes has just renewed their contract for the operation of the Couëron (44) WasteTreatment and Recovery Center (CTVD) with Veolia Recyclage & Valorisation des Déchets, fora total revenue of €332 million including €45 million for works. This new contract, which entersinto effect on March 1, 2019, ties in with the French law on the energy transition and involvesthe recovery of the 185,000 metric tons of waste delivered to the center. It will be used togenerate 30,000 MWh of electricity each year, the equivalent annual consumption of 1,900households. The plant will also produce 75,000 MWh of heat, the annual consumption of 7,100household equivalents (that is 7,100 dwellings with a surface area of 80 m2 each occupied byfour people). This heat will be supplied to the Nantes district heating network starting inOctober 2019, as well as 28,800 MWh of steam to an industrial concern.
ArcelorMittal Méditerranée and Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Industries Global Solutions, have announced the creation of a joint venture to modernize the energy production plant at Fos-sur-Mer and to increase the site’s environmental performance by optimizing the recovery of energy from steelmaking gases and reducing CO<sup>2</sup> emissions.
In 2011, Antoine Frérot launched an ambitious transformation plan for Veolia. Under that plan, a new generation of management executives has emerged, who have made a significant contribution to the transformation and since 2016 have implemented the renewed profitable growth strategy. Antoine Frérot has therefore decided to appoint Estelle Brachlianoff to the position of Chief Operating Officer, and Claude Laruelle to the position of Chief Financial Officer.
By winning three new contracts worth several million euros in just a few months from the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), Asteralis – a subsidiary of the Veolia Nuclear Solutions entity – has become a major nuclear industry operator for the treatment of radioactive waste from the CEA’s Paris-Saclay center in France.
The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA), the authority in charge of drinking water and wastewater management for the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, has chosen Veolia, together with Suez, for the design, build and operate contract for the Gandharbpur drinking water treatment plant. This contract, awarded following an international call for tenders, represents a cumulative total of around €275 million. The project will be conducted through a joint venture held equally by Veolia, through its fully owned subsidiary Veolia Water Technologies, and Suez, the consortium leader.

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