Electric ‘flying ferries’ to connect UK and France in 40 minutes

Battery-powered ‘seagliders’ that would carry up to 150 passengers could start journeys between Portsmouth and Cherbourg by 2028

Nuclear fusion power plant to receive ‘world’s most powerful’ magnet

The magnet is so powerful that could lift an aircraft carrier two metres into the air

Several EURO 2020 fans reported injured after Greenpeace activist stunt went wrong

An activist who was piloting a paraglider was forced to land on a stadium’s pitch, reportedly injuring spectators of the European Championship game between Germany and France

France and Hungary referred to EU Court over urban wastewater treatment failures

The Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive requires member states to ensure urban agglomerations, i.e. towns, cities and settlements, properly collect and treat their wastewater

BayWa r.e. says bonjour to wind and solar

The firm has added 600MW of solar and wind capacity, following the acquisition of the French developer Enerpole

Iberdrola among the shortlisted bidders for 1GW offshore wind in France

The Spanish electric utility has expressed its interest for the Normandy wind farm in the English Channel

EDF’s new solar PV plant at French airport ready for takeoff

The 60MW project is predicted to save around 700,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide during its lifetime

France’s VINCI to snap up ACS energy business in €4.9bn deal

The acquisition includes ACS’ renewables development platform, which consists of 4.4GW of developed projects over the last three years

PSG joins the UN to kick off climate action

The football club becomes the first in France to join the ‘Sports for Climate Action’ campaign and has taken action to lower its carbon footprint and educate fans

EIB backs 450MW offshore wind farm in France with €350m

The €2bn project is forecast to produce enough power to supply 630,000 people and will create 1,000 jobs in the Normandy region