France Slashes EV Subsidies By 20% For High Income Earners: Report

The French government slashed subsidies on electric vehicles for the top 50 percent of high-income earners earlier this week. The aim behind this move by Paris is to control budget-related issues and manage expenditures for promoting electric and hybrid vehicle adoption. Therefore, the France government has reduced the subsidy by 20 percent. Under this new […]

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Hybrid-Electric Car Registrations Surge By 26% In EU: ACEA Report

European Automobile Manufacturers Association, (ACEA) recently shared data on the new registration of cars in the European Union (EU). In its data for 2023, it mentioned that the year concluded with a solid 13.9% expansion compared to 2022. It reached a full-year volume of 10.5 million units. In December, new EU registrations for hybrid-electric cars […]

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Ciel & Terre Starts Constructing 11 MW Floating Solar Project In France

Floating solar company Ciel & Terre has begun the construction of 11 MW floating solar project in Saint-Savin, south-east of Lyon, France. The project is being built using aiR Optim technology. The floating solar project at Saint-Savin is company’s first power plant in France that is built using this technology. The Saint-Savin floating solar project […]

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France Awards 1.5 GW Solar Capacity, Largest Ever

Europe’s largest energy exporter France has finally awarded 1.5GW of ground-mounted solar PV capacity in its latest and largest such auction. Conducted under the Programmation Pluriannuelle de l’Energie (PPE) scheme that focuses on renewable energy, the auction attracted some of the lowest bids ever seen in the country too. 129 projects were declared successful with […]

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France Becomes Top Net Power Exporter of Europe

A recent report by EnAppSys, an energy data consultancy provider, indicates that France became the largest net power exporter of Europe, surpassing Sweden. On the other hand, Germany became a net importer from a net exporter of power during the first half of this year.  The report showcases the recent progress in France’s position in […]

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Power Minister Meets French Delegation, Discusses Energy Transition Collaboration

Union Minister for Power R. K. Singh recently held a meeting in New Delhi with Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, Minister of State for Development, Francophonie, and International Partnerships, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs. The minister, who also holds the additional portfolio of the New and Renewable Energy also met Emmanuel Lenain, Ambassador of […]

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India Joins Forces with UAE & France for Trilateral on Clean Energy

Together with France and the United Arab Emirates, India will collaborate on and look at opportunities worth exploring in the Indian Ocean region. In a telephonic exchange held recently, the Foreign Ministers of the said countries expressed an interest in uniting forces in the areas of solar energy, climate change and biodiversity. UAE’s Finance Minister […]

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France to Vote on Landmark Renewable Energy Acceleration Bill Tomorrow

In September 2022, Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, introduced the Renewable Energy Acceleration Bill. The proposed Bill seeks to accelerate the deployment of renewables. Tomorrow, that is, January 10, will prove to be a significant day for France as its National Assembly will pronounce its vote on the Bill. There have been a slew […]

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Horisont Energi Signs MoU with Lhyfe to Use Renewable Green Hydrogen

Norway-based Horisont Energi has signed an MoU with Lhyfe to use renewable green hydrogen produced by Lhyfe to provide its ammonia plants in Europe. In response to the increasing demand for ammonia in Europe, the company has also signed a memorandum of understanding with the port of Rotterdam to set up a corridor for transport […]

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