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

UN-backed climate fund appoints French official as new chief

The Green Climate Fund was established to support low emissions and climate resilient development in developing countries

EU approves support for French floating offshore wind farms

Different technological solutions will be tested, with the goal of deploying them on a larger scale

France’s Total buys plastics recycling firm Synova

It produces around 20,000 tonnes of polypropylene a year, made from recycled plastics for car manufacturers

Total and Ørsted team up for Dunkirk offshore wind farm

It is part of France’s call for tenders for the development and operation of the project

France freezes fuel duty rise in face of widespread protests

The tax hike to encourage a shift towards cleaner transport has been suspended for six months

EU approves €600m French public funding for solar energy

The initiative will support the deployment of 350MW of capacity

Nuclear power station with French flag background
France bids adieu to 14 of its nuclear power stations

President Emmanuel Macron has announced the reactors will be shut down by 2035

Solar cleans up in French tech-neutral renewable auction

The 16 winners bid at an average of €54.94/MWh