French Government faces €10m fine over air pollution inaction

The country’s top court says air quality measures implemented by the government in eight areas, including Paris, are insufficient

France to issue fines as high as €135 for dropping masks and gloves on the streets

This is part of a campaign, which aims to raise awareness about the risk of microplastics spreading in the air, water and food chain

French airport builds first green hydrogen station to slash emissions

The project at Toulouse-Blagnac will supply airport buses and aeronautical applications with green hydrogen

France injects €1.5bn into carbon-neutral plane development project

The project is part of a massive €15 billion bailout plan for the country’s aviation industry

Iberdrola to invest up to €4bn to boost French renewable industry

The Spanish utility has announced plans to expand its renewable footprint in France in the next four years

Denmark tops world-leading sustainability scoreboard

Luxembourg, Switzerland, the UK and France form the rest of the top five countries of the 2020 Environmental Performance Index

EU renewables generation makes ‘records fall like dominos’ in May

German renewables generation hit 58% throughout May, while the UK averaged 48%, new figures reveal

Iberdrola subsidiary secures 62 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for offshore project in France

The wind turbines will be installed at Ailes Marines’s facility in France, generating 750 jobs in the process

French drivers get €7,000 incentive to go electric

The support of the French EV market is part of an €8 billion rescue plan for the automotive industry in the wake of coronavirus pandemic

US becomes the ‘most attractive country for renewable energy investment’

The UK has ranked sixth on the 55th EY Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index