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 […]


Signing of a pact between commerce actors and french companies in the photovoltaic industry

CARBON was present on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at the Plenary of the National Trade Council (CNC), organized under the authority of the Minister Delegate for Enterprises, Tourism, and Consumption, […]


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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Carbon’s Executive Team is strengthening !

A month after announcing the appointment of Nicolas Chandellier as CEO, we are pleased to announce the strengthening of the executive team with the arrival of three new profiles over […]

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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China considers banning the export of wafer production equipment

As China currently produces 97% of the world’s wafers, more and more countries are seeking to reduce their dependence on the solar giant. The Chinese government has announced on its […]


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, […]

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What impact will the law to accelerate renewable energy have on the French photovoltaic industry?

In accordance with the February 2022 Belfort speech, the law passed by the Assembly on January 10 should allow for a 10-fold increase in solar energy production. This law is […]


Renewable energies: the vast potential of solar self-consumption for our energy sovereignty

Residential solar self-consumption is not addressed in the bill on accelerating renewable energy production. In an article published in Les Echos, Pascal Richard (vice-president of CARBON and president of AuRA […]

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How did China become the PV market leader?

In order to get out of the energy crisis and fight against global warming, the European Union has defined the rapid deployment of solar energy as a strategic issue! While […]


Will France soon be plastered with Chinese-made solar panels?

In his Belfort speech, President Emmanuel Macron presented solar energy as a priority for building France’s energy sovereignty. Solar energy also meets the challenges of the energy transition. The bill […]


A European momentum for photovoltaics

While the energy issue is more than ever at the forefront of countries’ sovereignty, we are delighted that the European Union has decided to react strongly through the existing framework […]


Rebuilding a European photovoltaic industry

Solar energy is the only credible large-scale solution for an energy that is controlled, clean and abundant, as well as the most rapidly deployable energy source to meet the challenges […]

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We are currently experiencing an incredible acceleration in demand for photovoltaics

This was the message that Gaëtan Masson, President of the Institut Becquerel, a strategic partner of CARBON from the outset, wanted to convey in an interview with TECSOL. He emphasized […]