French environment minister quits during live radio interview

Nicolas Hulot said he had not warned President Emmanuel Macron or Prime Minister Edouard Philippe prior to announcing his resignation

ENGIE and Nexity to develop sustainable ‘eco-district’ in Paris

It will consist of housing, offices, shops and a hotel

French utility ENGIE invests in home biogas company

Israeli firm HomeBiogas’ technology converts organic waste into cooking gas

Heatwave closes four EDF nuclear reactors in France

The energy giant closed the facilities as the rivers they use for cooling became too warm

New agreement paves way for UK-French nuclear opportunities

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between economic development organisations Nuclear South West and Nucleopolis

Spain upgrades power connections with France in €578m interconnector deal

The link will double the power exchange capacity between the nations by 2025

EU asks France to recover part of power bill reduction for energy intensive firms

It comes up to just under £38m out of the total reductions between 2013 to 2015

French support for tidal energy demonstrator granted EU approval

The nation intends to verify the potential for the technology before deploying it on a larger scale

Europe ‘too dependent on UK’ for offshore wind installations

Latest figures reveal the nation installed 911MW out of a total 1.1GW of projects in the first half of 2018

ENGIE gets smart with new investment in IoT company

It aims to strengthen its position on the smart public lighting market