Hydrogen bus system arrives in French city of Pau

The eight gas-powered buses that have entered operation produce no greenhouse gas emissions or air pollution

Siemens Gamesa raises €1.5bn in ‘green’ guarantees

It will use the green guarantees for its global business of manufacturing onshore and offshore wind turbine generators

Renewables ‘to become France’s main energy source by 2027’

GlobalData predicts clean power’s share of the generation mix will soar to 42.9% by 2023, up from 19.9% in 2018

EU approves €3.2bn state aid by seven nations for battery research and innovation

Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Sweden will provide the funding, with the overall project expected to unlock an additional €5b in private investments

UK businesses lead EU nations on sustainability ambitions

More than a quarter of British firms said they are frustrated by inconsistent measurement and reporting frameworks

ENGIE unveils plans for new eco-friendly head office

It will be powered by renewable energy, in addition to using smart grid as well as blockchain technologies

Octopus Renewables buys nine wind farms in €100m deal

It is acquiring the projects, which are a mix of operational and construction-ready facilities with a total capacity of 130MW, from global renewable energy company RES

Shell to buy French floating wind developer

The acquisition of EOLFI is subject to regulatory and ministerial approvals and is expected to be completed next month

Minesto gets splash of EU funding to develop site in France

The firm has received approval for a grant to help it deploy its technology at the grid-connected Paimpol-Bréhat test site

EDF’s flagship French nuclear project goes €1.5bn over budget

Only last month the French energy giant said the cost of building the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant could increase by up to £2.9bn