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European Commission takes France and Italy to court over poor water quality - 06/10/2021 - Eric Apim

EU. France for its untreated wastewater in a hundred agglomerations and Italy for its unsafe drinking water in six areas of the country will have to explain themselves to the European Court of Justice.

Spain invests €1.55bn to convert to green hydrogen - 05/25/2021 - Eric Apim

SPAIN. Spain is to invest €1.55 billion to support the production of green hydrogen and make the country the main European industrial hub for the sector thanks to public-private partnerships.

Two floating wind projects to emerge in the Mediterranean - 05/20/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. The Occitanie and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur regions will host two floating wind farm projects of 250 MW each. A public debate will start in July 2021 to validate their opportunity, impacts, characteristics and define their locations.

French agrotech Jungle raises €42 million to expand its roots in Europe - 03/23/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Specialized in vertical farming, Jungle raises 42 M€ to support its commercial and industrial development in Europe and create the largest vertical farm in Europe.

Six international organizations launch a Mediterranean Consortium for the protection of biodiversity - 03/12/2021 - Eric Apim

MEDITERRANEAN. A memorandum of understanding was signed in Marseille by six international organizations for the creation of a Mediterranean Consortium for the protection of biodiversity.

Three Mediterranean countries will need external food aid in 2021 - 03/08/2021 - Eric Apim

MEDITERRANEAN. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) lists forty-five countries that will need external food aid in 2021. Three of them are in the Mediterranean. version française

The Eiffel Essentiel fund raises €300 million to invest in the energy and ecological transition - 02/12/2021 - Eric Apim

FRANCE. Eiffel Investment Group announces that it has raised €300 million for the first closing of its closed-end growth capital fund Eiffel Essentiel. version française

The Rhone-Mediterranean-Corsica Water Agency launches workshops on the environmental challenges of coastal and island areas in the Mediterranean - 01/14/2021 - Paul Boinet

MEDITERRANEAN. Ico Solutions, a series of workshops proposed by the Rhone-Mediterranean-Corsica Water Agency and several Mediterranean partners...

French renewable energy producer ZE Energy wins first contract in Italy - 01/11/2021 - Eric Apim

ITALY / FRANCE. The independent renewable energy producer ZE Energy wins the "fast reserve" tender of the Italian electricity transmission operator Terna.

A case of corruption at the highest level in Tunisia - 12/22/2020 - Gérard Tur

TUNISIA / ITALY. The Tunisian company Soreplast would illegally import every year 120,000 tons of Italian waste. After being dismissed, the Tunisian Minister of the Environment is prosecuted by the courts. version française

Italy's Enel programs €160 billion investment in renewable energies - 11/24/2020 - Eric Apim

ITALY. The Italian energy company Enel plans to invest a total of €160 billion in renewable energy by 2030, including €17 billion by 2023.

AFD and the Sahara and Sahel Observatory sign an agreement to combat water stres - 11/06/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

NORTH AFRICA / FRANCE. The Sahara and Sahel Observatory and the French Development Agency are entering into a partnership to implement a regional initiative on "water stress and climate change in North Africa".

Voltalia takes a majority stake in 4 solar power plants in Jordan - 11/05/2020 - Eric Apim

JORDAN / FRANCE. French energy company Voltalia signs an agreement to acquire a 70% majority stake in four solar power plants in Jordan.
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