City of Lorient

Located in the heart of Southern Brittany, in the Morbihan department, Lorient, city of art and history, preserves in its name the prestigious Remember distant epics of the East India Company. It is famous for its maritime history, nautical dynamism, its roads, its Interceltique festival. Rebuilt after World War II as the architectural model years 1956 to 1960, Lorient stands today as a city full of attractions, modern, lively and warm.

Since 2001, Lorient has been setting the example for renewable energies and in 2015, The City of Lorient had obtain the Cit’ergie Label at the First Attempt.

The city has integrated energy-related resources (energy saving certificates, green electricity sales), thus giving itself the means to support its action. Lorient is also in constant flux and ready to innovate, as demonstrated by its political and technical commitment to developing smart grids and renewable energy purchases. This approach is consistent with the city’s ambitious, yet realistic targets : 3×20 in the territory and 3×30 in municipal buildings.


City of Lorient is a member of Energy Cities since 2015


62 000 Inhabitants