November 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
French President Emmanuel Macron gave a speech on Tuesday in which he announced a raft of new energy policies, including a promise to close the country's remaining four coal-fired power plants by 2022 and 14 of the country's 900 MW first-generation nuclear reactors by 2035.
August 8th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
France's Ministry for Ecological and Solidary Transition has this week awarded 720 megawatts (MW) worth of new solar capacity across 103 separate projects out of its fourth solar tender
July 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Hanwha Q CELLS' German subsidiary announced this month that it has reached a new carbon footprint low that will allow it access into the competitive French solar tenders which are more and more requiring low carbon footprints for winning solar modules.
March 5th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Costs have fallen in the latest French onshore wind tender with a total of 22 projects totaling 508 megawatts being awarded at an average winning price of €65 MW/h, according to results published by the French Government.
February 5th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
French foreign affairs minister Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne last week told his country's parliament that "The US knows what to expect," and that if the US does not rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement, there can be no trade deal.
January 25th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
ABB announced an electric mobility plan and infrastructure for the Swiss city of Davos. Its 6,000 stations installed in more than 50 countries are now also going to be used in the city at the same time the World Economic Forum (WEF) is being held
October 18th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
One of the world's leading solar manufacturers, SunPower, has revealed this week that it will provide 505 MW worth of products in the first and second round of French energy regulator CRE's tenders for solar projects, more than any other solar panel manufacturer.
September 21st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
French multinational oil and gas company Total has announced two separate acquisitions this week which will serve to expand both its renewable energy and energy efficiency businesses, acquiring an indirect interest in French renewable energy company EREN RE, and acquiring French energy efficiency company GreenFlex.
April 6th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
France has announced its third offshore wind tender this week, located off Dunkirk, in the north of the country. Ségolène [&hellip
April 21st, 2015 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on RenewEconomy by Sophie Vorrath Further doubt has been cast over the future of three nuclear reactors under [&hellip
September 30th, 2013 | by Giles Parkinson
Originally published on RenewEconomy French oil giant Total and Canadian listed power developer Etrion are planning to build a 70 [&hellip
June 21st, 2013 | by Amber Archangel
Is the D-Day Legacy In Peril From 75 Wind Turbines Off the Normandy Coast? A proposed 450 MW offshore wind [&hellip
July 6th, 2011 | by Jo Borrás
This independence day, we should also take some time to remember our country’s history and give the French a little love
October 1st, 2009 | by Important Media Cross-Post
Since 2007, the French photovoltaic market has been booming, with close to 500 megawatts of installed capacity expected this year, [&hellip