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The intensification of urbanization, energy consumption and climatic disturbances impose new challenges on us to reinvent our living spaces, rethink our mobility and change our behavior. Through its projects, services and participatory financing, Green City aims for real structural change. A committed player in the energy transition, Green City contributes to the development of energy production and modes of transport.

Ecology by conviction

Green City Energy France is a subsidiary of Green City AG, itself majority owned by the environmental association Green City eV based in Munich.

Since 2010, the French subsidiary of Green City has actively participated in accelerating the energy transition by developing, building and operating renewable energy production plants, mainly photovoltaic and hydroelectric. Our projects are intended for participatory and citizen funds supported by our parent company in Munich. Green City Energy France is also responsible for the development of projects in Spain, in particular for ground-based photovoltaic plants of several tens of MWp.


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HSOI La Roche-Chalais, Foto: BeBr


For 30 years, the environmental protection association Green City eV has contributed through its actions to improving the quality of life of citizens. A pioneer in the development of renewable energies, the Green City eV Association is at the origin of the creation of new modes of financing for projects. In 2005, the association created Green City Energy GmbH (later to become Green City AG) in order to intensify the development of projects.

Green City offers an innovative and participatory model to finance its renewable energy projects by creating citizen investment funds open to the general public. Our main mission is to develop, finance, build and operate photovoltaic, wind and hydroelectric power plants. Green City is present in France, Germany, Italy and Spain and continues to develop in Europe to offer ever greener energy to as many people as possible.


Our impact on the energy transition



Total installed power


Millions of euros

have been invested every year for 10 years by Green City


Thousand tons of CO2

were avoided in 2019 by Green City

Our actions in favor of the environment rewarded

We are proud to share the numerous rewards obtained with our clients, partners, investors and employees who contribute through their actions to improving the quality of life for all.

Our history

For 30 years, we have been committed to the energy transition by creating the conditions for a real change in our behavior.

Creation of Green City eV, an environmental protection association in Munich

Founded in 1990 under the name “München 2000 Autofrei” (Munich 2000 without a car) by a group of citizens, the association undertakes actions to protect the climate, to renounce car traffic for a greener city.

A solar pioneer, we involve citizens in project financing.

With the financial contribution of 136 investors, we are commissioning the first rooftop photovoltaic power plant in Munich. In the following months, 5 other similar projects funded by citizens are built.

Creation of Green City Energy GmbH

In order to accelerate the development of projects, the association founded the subsidiary Green City Energy GmbH and extended its activities to the photovoltaic, wind, hydroelectric and biogas sectors.

Green City Energy GmbH becomes a Public Limited Company

Green City Energy AG is expanding its development capacities and opening up new markets in Italy and Spain. The French subsidiary of Green City Energy, created in 2010, is launching its acquisition and project development activities.

Green City Projekt GmbH – Local authority consultancy

Created by the association in 2003 to organize major events such as the Streetlife Festival and the Blade Night in Munich, Green City Projekt GmbH offers advice and communication services to local communities.

GREEN CITY POWER, Green Electricity Distribution

With its POWER offer, Green City becomes one of the few suppliers to offer green electricity of 100% renewable origin. And Green City is going further by launching its soft mobility offer with shared electric scooters in Munich.

Green City Energy AG and Green City Projekt GmbH merge to become Green City AG

Bringing together our project development, financing, energy distribution, consulting and mobility activities strengthens our actions in favor of energy transition and interconnection with new uses.

A new milestone is reached with SUMMIQ AG

Our pipeline of projects built up over the years in different countries has now reached several hundred MW. To face these new challenges, Green City AG is launching SUMMIQ AG intended to finance large-scale projects.

First solar project in Spain

With “El Marqués”, Green City is extending its reach and can now add Spain to the list of its projects.

Key figures

At the end of 2020, the Green City Group had invested a total of 535 million euros in renewable energy projects.


We paid around 58.3 million euros in dividends and interest to our investors at the end of 2020


At the end of 2020, the power plants built by the Green City Group represented a total capacity of 263 MW.


The power plants of the Green City Group produced a total of 290,364 MWh of green electricity in 2020.


In 2018 alone, 222,000 tonnes of CO2 were saved by the Green City Group’s power plants and more than 110,000 homes were supplied with electricity from 100% renewable sources.


Management Green City Energy France

Philippe Ilari


  • Director of GCE France since 2017, in charge of business development in France and Spain.
  • More than 10 years of experience in General Management in Industry and Renewable Energies in international environments.
  • Consulting, support for fast-growing organizations.

Photo Credits Green City, Mark Mühlhaus, Sina Scherer, Tobias Hase