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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

Total to develop 3.3 GW of additional solar projects in Spain - 09/25/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

SPAIN / FRANCE. Thanks to an agreement with Spain's Ignis to deploy an additional 3.3 gigawatts of solar projects, Total is strengthening its position in the Spanish market.

A think tank criticizes the inefficiency and inequality of water management policies in Morocco - 09/25/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MOROCCO. A note from the Moroccan Institute for policy analysis denounces past and present water management policies in Morocco. It deems them not only unsuited to climate change, taken in a piecemeal fashion in an emergency response to social conflicts, but also very unequal.

Engie inaugurates its new research centre dedicated to green gases - 09/22/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Engie inaugurates a new research centre dedicated to preparing tomorrow's energy solutions.

Suez raises the ambition of its 2030 plan to better reaffirm its independence - 09/22/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Suez announces the acceleration of its 2030 plan and the desire to double shareholder value by 2022. A response to the wishes of its competitor Veolia.

Six Challenge My Med start-up winners innovate to protect the Mediterranean and its coastline - 09/17/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Six winning start-ups responded to the six challenges of the My Med Challenge, which aimed to "imagine the Mediterranean coast of tomorrow and find concrete answers to the major economic, environmental and societal challenges it faces".

Suez wants to sell its recycling and recovery activities to the German company PreZero - 09/16/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Coveted, against its will, by its competitor Veolia, Suez announces the signature of a memorandum of understanding with PreZero, the environmental branch of the Schwarz group.

The port of Beirut has once again been the victim of a disaster - 09/10/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

LEBANON. One month after the two explosions that caused 180 deaths, the port of Beirut is in the grip of a huge fire. Version française

Engie and ArianeGroup join forces in liquefied renewable hydrogen - 09/10/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. The two French groups Engie and ArianeGroup sign a collaboration agreement in the field of liquefied renewable hydrogen. Version française
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