1992 : Merger between AFME (French Energy Management Agency), ANRED (National Waste Agency) and AQUA (National Air Quality Agency).
French Ministry of the Ecological Transition and the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation
National governmental agency
The Environment and Energy Management Agency is responsible for implementing public policies in the areas of the environment, energy, circular economy and sustainable development.
ADEME provides expertise and advisory services to businesses, local authorities and communities, government bodies and the public at large, to enable them to establish and consolidate their environmental action. As part of this work the agency helps finance projects, from research to implementation, in its areas of action.
Since 2010, ADEME has been responsible for implementing “Investments for the Future” programmes, which are dedicated to financing for green innovations, by supporting pre-industrial experiments and projects involving renewable energy and “green” chemistry, carbon-free vehicles, smart networks and circular economy.
With its head office in Angers, ADEME has over 1,000 employees split between:
€721 million in 2020
868 (31/12/2019)See the organisational structure