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CARBON announces the launch of CARBON one

During the Choose France summit organized in Versailles by the Presidency of the Republic, CARBON announced the launch of its CARBON one project: a first production unit of 500 MWc, […]

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CARBON’s key announcements at Choose France

CARBON was invited for the second consecutive year to the Choose France summit, the must-attend event for international industrialists and investors. On this occasion, Pierre-Emmanuel Martin and Nicolas Chandellier, respectively […]

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The CARBON project in the German newspaper Handelsblatt

In early April 2024, Pierre-Emmanuel Martin gave an interview to Handelsblatt, a German economic daily. On this occasion, the president and co-founder of CARBON explained the company’s mission: to build […]

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CARBON signs the European Solar Charter

Following the signing of the French Solar Pact on Friday, April 5, new commitments were made at the European level to protect and encourage the European solar industry. On Monday, […]

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CARBON officially files the building permit application for its gigafactory in Fos-sur-Mer

Nicolas Chandellier, the CEO of CARBON, officially submitted the building permit application for the gigafactory on Thursday, April 18, 2024, to the town hall of Fos-sur-Mer. The project is planned […]

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CARBON signs the “Solar Pact”

On Friday, April 5, 2024, CARBON and 28 other companies in the sector – renewable energy developers and major buyers – signed the “Solar Pact” unveiled by Bruno Le Maire […]

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CARBON presents its commitments following the preliminary consultation for the gigafactory project in Fos-sur-Mer

From September 11th to October 30th, 2023, CARBON and RTE conducted a preliminary consultation on the project to establish a gigafactory for solar cell and panel production in Fossur-Mer, under […]

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Launch of the FORESi Project: Promoting Silicon Recycling in Europe

On January 30th, the European project FORESi for silicon recycling brought together its European partners for a kick-off meeting. In line with its commitment to circularity, CARBON is a partner […]

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Regulation on Forced Labor – Interview with Nicolas Chandellier

In early January 2024, ESMC (European Solar Manufacturing Council) released an open letter advocating for robust European regulation combatting forced labour. CARBON is among the 39 European PV manufacturer who […]

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Nicolas Chandellier appointed CEO of CARBON

A significant milestone has just been reached for CARBON: Nicolas Chandellier has been appointed as the company’s CEO. Formerly the Worldwide Vice President at Becton Dickinson, his industrial and managerial […]

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Summary of CNDP Guarantors’ Report on Preliminary Consultation for the CARBON Project in Fos-sur-Mer

The two guarantors appointed by the National Public Debate Commission (CNDP), Vincent Delcroix and Philippe Quévremont, have released their report on the pre-project consultation for the CARBON project, aiming to […]

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End of the Pre-project Consultation for the Implementation of CARBON’s Gigafactory in Fos-sur-Mer

October 30 marked the conclusion of the prior consultation process for CARBON’s project to establish a gigafactory for solar panels and photovoltaic cells in Fos-sur-Mer. This crucial step provided an […]

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Promulgation of the Green Industry Law (France) – CARBON Reacts

CARBON celebrates the enactment of the Green Industry Law by the President of the Republic, following its approval by the National Assembly and the Senate. The industrial company appreciates the […]

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CARBON Shows Its Support at ES Fos-sur-Mer Kickoff

As a proud partner of ES Fos-sur-Mer, CARBON joined the kickoff event on Saturday, September 23, for the match between Fos-sur-Mer’s teams and Saint-Clément Montferrier alliance. The result? A 2-1 […]

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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 […]

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CMA CGM Fund For Energies Invests in CARBON

On June 28, 2023, the CMA CGM Group announced its investment in the industrial company CARBON. Rodolphe Saadé, CEO of CMA CGM, confirmed the company’s intention to invest in CARBON […]

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President Macron’s visit to Marseille: CARBON mentioned several times

During his visit to Marseille from June 26th to June 28th, President Emmanuel Macron addressed various topics, including the reindustrialization and decarbonization of the Grand Port Maritime de Marseille. He […]

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The Région Sud announces a grant of €15 million for CARBON

The Région Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur has made a significant announcement regarding CARBON, as it pledges a grant of €15 million to support the project. The decision was made during the […]

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The European Solar PV Industry Alliance (ESIA) to support the Solar Renaissance in Europe

On Wednesday, June 14, the ESIA held its inaugural annual forum. During the event, Gaëtan Masson, a partner and administrator of CARBON, took the stage for a roundtable discussion titled […]

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CARBON at the ETIP-PV Conference

CARBON was invited to the annual ETIP-PV conference “PV Innovation: Assuring Europe’s Energy Independent Future with Photovoltaics”. Raffaella Giardino took the stage on May 11th to address members of the European […]

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Pierre-Emmanuel Martin’s Address on BFM Business

On Wednesday, May 17, Pierre-Emmanuel Martin, the President of CARBON, was interviewed on BFM Business. He emphasized the importance of regaining our industrial sovereignty and underscored the crucial need for […]

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CARBON at Choose France Summit

Pierre-Emmanuel MARTIN (CARBON CEO) had the privilege of attending the 6th edition of the “Choose France” international summit in Versailles. The event, initiated by the President of the Republic, gathered […]

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CARBON commits to informing and involving the public in its industrial project.

To successfully establish a giga-factory for solar cells and modules in Marseille’s Grand Port Maritime in Fos-sur-Mer, CARBON collaborated with RTE (Réseau de Transport d’Électricité) to approach the National Commission […]

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CARBON talks to the Mayor of Fos-sur-Mer about the Industrial Port Area’s energy transition

On Thursday, April 6th, 2023, Pierre-Emmanuel Martin, co-founder and president of CARBON, met with René Raimondi, Mayor of Fos-sur-Mer, to discuss the decarbonization challenges that the Grand Port Maritime de […]

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Why did CARBON choose Fos-sur-Mer and the Grand Port Maritime de Marseille for its first gigafactory?

CARBON has announced on March 3, 2023 the location of its first gigafactory for photovoltaic products. This gigafactory will integrate the entire value chain to produce silicon wafers, cells and […]

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CARBON speaks during Tech for Future

CARBON presented its photovoltaic products gigafactory project at Tech for Future, which was organized by La Tribune! Pascal Richard, Vice President of CARBON, spoke at the roundtable discussion entitled “Gigafactories, […]