CARBON Announces Launch of Public Consultation for its Fos-sur-Mer Gigafactory Project

CARBON Announces Launch of Public Consultation for its Fos-sur-Mer Gigafactory Project

On August 31, 2023, CARBON hosted a gathering of journalists and institutional representatives at the Maison de la Mer et du Sport in Fos-sur-Mer to unveil the initiation of the public consultation process for its photovoltaic gigafactory at the Grand Port of Marseille-Fos.

During the event, President Pierre-Emmanuel Martin and RTE Méditerranée Delegate Gilles Odone presented project details. The 2concert consultancy team, represented by Ana Mylonas and Kasia Czora, explained the issues and consultation process, alongside Vincent Delcroix, one of the guarantors from the National Commission for Public Debate (CNDP).

Several local stakeholders provided their insights and institutional support during the press conference:

  • Régis Passerieux, Sub-Prefect of Bouches du Rhône
  • Christophe Madrolle, Regional Councilor of the South Region (Provence-Alpes-Côte-D’Azur)
  • Hervé Martel, President of the Executive Board of the Grand Port Maritime de Marseille
  • René Raimondi, Mayor of Fos-sur-Mer

Details of CARBON’s Public Consultation Process

This public consultation marks the initial regulatory step toward the construction of the photovoltaic gigafactory in Fos-sur-Mer. It is a vital phase for CARBON’s ambitious project, developed over the past year and a half.

The consultation aims to inform and engage the public in CARBON’s industrial project. It will take place from September 11 to October 30, 2023. Six public meetings will be organized in Bouches du Rhône to discuss the project’s feasibility, objectives, and key features.

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Specific details about the meeting locations and dates can be found on the consultation’s website, which also offers comprehensive information about CARBON and RTE’s Fos-sur-Mer project within the Grand Port Maritime de Marseille.