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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.

A hundred victims recorded after an earthquake in Turkey - 11/03/2020 - Eric Apim

TURKEY. According to the Turkish Governmental Authority for Disaster Situations, the earthquake that struck the west of the country on Friday, October 30, 2020 caused 102 deaths. version française

Turkey and Greece victims of several earthquakes followed by mini tsunamis - 10/30/2020 - Eric Apim

TURKEY / GREECE. The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) recorded two powerful earthquakes in the Aegean Sea on the morning of Friday 30 October 2020. version française

European Commission proposes €684 million in financial support for the earthquake in Croatia - 10/12/2020 - Eric Apim

CROATIA. The European Commission is proposing €683.7 million in aid to help Croatia repair the material damage caused by an earthquake in Zagreb at the end of March 2020. version française

EU joins forces to better fight forest fires - 10/08/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

EU. A new Safers platform to build a comprehensive emergency management system to better fight forest fires will be tested in Italy, France, Spain and Greece.

EIB supports energy efficiency in Jordanian municipalities - 10/07/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

JORDAN / EU. The European Investment Bank signs a technical assistance cooperation agreement with the Cities and Towns Development Bank (CVDB) in Jordan.

Engie sells 29.9% of its Suez shares to Veolia against the advice of Suez - 10/06/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Suez takes note of Veolia's takeover of 29.9% of its capital held by Engie, and qualifies the operation as "hostile". version française

Suez joins forces with A2A Ambiente to jointly treat hazardous waste in Italy - 10/06/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

ITALY / FRANCE. Suez signs an exclusive agreement with A2A Ambiente (a subsidiary of the Italian group A2A) to group their hazardous waste activities in Italy. version française

The arm wrestling continues between Veolia and Suez with Engie as arbitrator - 10/05/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Suez reaffirms its refusal to see Veolia enter its capital in favour of the purchase of the 29.9% of shares held by Engie ready to sell it. version française

Photosol finances the construction of nine photovoltaic power plants in France - 10/01/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. The French independent producer of renewable energy Photosol obtains a bank financing of 108.5 M€ from the Banque Postale and the Caisse d'Epargne CEPAC for nine photovoltaic power plants.

Engie welcomes Veolia's increased offer for its Suez shares - 10/01/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. The Board of Directors of Engie finally decided to welcome Veolia's offer to buy back a large part of the Suez shares it holds. But the Ardian fund also made a proposal.

Suez rejects Veolia's new proposals deemed still contrary to the social interest of the group - 09/30/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Suez qualifies as "vague" the new proposals made by Veolia to increase its capital, which increases its offer to Engie to buy the Suez shares it holds.

Tunisian small farms face their challenges - 09/29/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

TUNISIA. According to a study by the Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES) on small farms in Tunisia, small-scale agriculture must first of all be a national priority and its development can only take place within the framework of an overall strategy for the country. version française

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