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hydrogen sector

EU bank to promote hydrogen sector with French consortium

France Hydrogène has signed a deal with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support players in the hydrogen sector.
Iliad Group 5g

EIB finances rollout of 4G and 5G networks in France

Iliad Group invests almost 30% of its revenues to modernise its networks every year, making a total of nearly €7.5bn over the last 5 years.
paris ev charging

Total wins tender to modernise EV charging in Paris

Total has been awarded a tender to modernise existing electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in Paris.
geredis

French grid operators select Efacec to modernise command center operations

French Distribution Service Operators SRD and GÉRÉDIS Deux-Sèvres have awarded Efacec the modernisation of the command centers.

EDF puts its weight behind Tezos blockchain

EDF blockchain subsidiary Exaion has become a ‘baker’ to validate transactions on the Tezos ecosystem.
microgrid

French microgrid startup gets a boost from EDF

French remote microgrid developer Ecosun Innovations has secured a 29% stake investment from EDF Renewables.

5G industry use cases trialled in France

Two 5G use cases featuring augmented reality and robotics are being trialled by Schneider Electric and Orange.
France gigafactory

France set to be home to €1.6bn gigafactory by 2023

France is set to be home to the EU’s latest battery gigafactory, following the announcement of a partnership between French industrial company Verkor, Schneider Electric, EIT Innoenergy and property company GROUPE IDEC to build an initial 16GWh capacity facility by 2023.
air quality emissions

Ed’s note: Not acting on climate change? See you in court!

Should climate change be illegal? If so, how do you go about defining the terms and can you make failing to act on climate change illegal?

Emmanuel Macron ups climate action with ‘ecocide’ law and €15bn

According to news sources, Macron hopes to implement the measures immediately and a new law would be drawn up before the end of summer.

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