France

France sees potential for 14 new nuclear reactors

France may need to build more than 14 new nuclear power plants, more than the six currently planned, if the…

Can EU green manufacturers ever compete with low-cost imports?

Economic security – an idea that encompasses a broad set of interconnected elements including supply chain resilience, research integrity, and…

France to extend life of its final coal plants ahead of winter

France will extend the life of its two remaining coal-fired power plants until the end of 2024 as the country…

France’s Nexans launches low-carbon grid cable

French cable and fibre optic company Nexans has launched a new range of low-carbon distribution grid cables, the first on…

France to offer tax credit for renewable technology investment

French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Thursday that his government will offer a tax credit for renewable and low-carbon investments,…

North Sea Summit sets course for more offshore wind power

Leaders from North Sea and North Sea-adjacent countries are meeting for a summit at the port of Ostend on the…

Why all policies, including pension reform, must consider climate change

“Retrait, climat, même combat,” shouted protesters during the demonstrations taking place across France this past weekend against President Emmanuel Macron’s…

France collects new nuclear allies after Brexit

This week, the 27 national energy ministers of the EU gathered in Stockholm to discuss preparations for next winter as…

The French-Spanish ‘BarMar’ pipeline will do little to address the energy crisis in the short-term

After several months of deadlock, the leaders of Spain, France and Portugal agreed on 20 October to move ahead with…

Big oil’s big recovery

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine triggered a remarkable recovery in crude oil prices. As the EU, US and UK all signalled…