CEMS Career Forum connections: MET Group, transit towards renewable energy

CEMS Career Forum connections: MET Group, transit towards renewable energy perrinna Wed, 09/22/2021 - 10:19 CEMS Corporate Partner MET Group is an integrated European energy company, headquartered in Switzerland, with activities in natural gas and power, focused on multi-commodity wholesale, trading and sales, as well as energy infrastructure and industrial assets. MET is present in 14 countries through subsidiaries, 25 national gas markets and 22 international trading hubs. In 2020, MET Group’s consolidated sales revenue amounted to EUR 11,2 billion, the volume of natural gas traded was 71 BCM.
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MET GROUP AIMS AT SIGNIFICANT RENEWABLE EXPANSION

 

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MET considers the growth of renewable power generation as a key part of its business strategy going forward, supporting the transition to green energy in Europe.


The company’s goal is to increase their renewable portfolio to at least 500 MW by 2023. The company is targeting further diversification into wind and photovoltaics in Serbia, Romania, Croatia, Bulgaria and potentially other CEE and SEE countries. 


MET has also launched an R&D project providing solution to the ups and downs of weather-dependent green power production. The project examines potential alternative methods of utilising renewable energy sources, and how optimised automated algorithms can balance weather-dependent, intermittent power generation.


While renewables will be one of the company’s main focuses, natural gas will still play a very important role. Although the proportion of renewables is increasing rapidly in power generation, the importance of natural gas as a transition fuel will remain in the foreseeable future. MET is excited to be part of the journey of t the energy transition toward a zero-carbon world.


Please visit MET Group website to get more familiar with this fast growing Group. They are looking forward meeting you at CEMS Career Forum and encourage you to get in touch with their Group HR team by mailing for any specific HR related issues, internship and career opportunities (hr@met.com).

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