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France hits solar record of 1.44 TWh in June, wind grows 36% year on year

France reached a solar power generation record of 1.44 TWh in June 2019 as it enjoyed a lot of sunshine, and the country also saw wind power generation jump by 36% year-on-year to 1.86 TWh with the help of Hurricane Miguel.

read more... 02/08/2019

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EDF could shut power output at Golfech nuclear plant due to hot weather

French utility EDF could shut down production at its 2,600 megawatt capacity Golfech nuclear power plant in the south of France from Tuesday July 23, due to the high temperature forecast on the Garonne river.

read more... 22/07/2019

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France's Akuo Energy, IEL Energie sign MoU to develop wind farm in Serbia

France's Akuo Energy and IEL Energie have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Serbia's autonomous province of Vojvodina for the construction of the Basaid wind farm, Serbian energy minister Aleksandar Antic said.

read more... 18/07/2019

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Uniper gets French approval for power assets sale to Kretinsky's EPH

German energy group Uniper said it had signed agreements to sell its power generation and distribution businesses in France to Central European energy group EPH after receiving approval from the French government.

read more... 05/07/2019

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France maps 10GW offshore wind vision

French environment minister Francois de Rugy has outlined today how France intends to meet its new 10GW offshore wind target by 2028.

read more... 17/06/2019

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