London-based bank invests €23m in French renewable energy firm

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is buying a 2.8% interest in Voltalia

Businesses offered £4m for innovative clean energy projects

The first round of the competition closes on 14th August 2019

National Grid confirms pan-European balancing market launch delayed

It said French transmission system operator RTE is ‘experiencing difficulties’ with its implementation of Project TERRE

French utility ENGIE launches €1.5bn green bonds

It takes the total amount issued by the French utility to €8.75bn

French utility ENGIE buys UK’s ChargePoint Services

The latter company owns and operates pay-as-you-go charging network GeniePoint and already works with around 30 local authorities on charging point infrastructure across the UK

Notre Dame
Could the Notre Dame be reborn as an energy-positive eco-cathedral?

Paris-based Vincent Callebaut Architectures says that is exactly how it should be rebuilt

French football
French football league and WWF shoot and score to save the planet

The new partnership aims to reduce the ecological footprint of football clubs across France

ENGIE takes over Swiss energy solutions provider tiko

Its platform allows customers to group all their electrical devices in a virtual power plant and help manage fluctuations on the grid

Coal and biomass pellets
France ‘must close coal plants rather than convert to biomass’

Green groups from across 19 countries have written an open letter to French Environment Minister François de Rugy

Wind and solar infrastructure
French renewable energy firm Total Eren to buy NovEnergia

The company has been valued at more than €1bn