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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

EDF Renewables launches the construction of the Taza wind farm in Morocco - 09/09/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MOROCCO. The consortium made up of the French company EDF Renewables and the Japanese company Mitsui & Co. Ltd. announce the launch of the construction of the first phase of the Taza wind farm in Morocco. Version française

Tenergie announces the acquisition of seven solar power plants in the South-East of France - 09/08/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Tenergie completes the purchase of seven rooftop PV plants from Danish fund Green Power Partners. Version française

The Suez group is worried about its competitor Veolia's entry into its capital - 09/01/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Suez disapproves of the buyback of its shares held by Engie carried out by its competitor Veolia.

Veolia covets 29.9% of Suez’s shares, to begin with... - 08/31/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. The company has submitted a binding offer to Engie to acquire 29.9% of the Suez shares it holds, with the ambition of taking over the entire company.

Olive oil: Tunisia laughing, Morocco crying - 08/28/2020 - Arthur Maffren

MOROCCO/TUNISIA. While Tunisia announces record exports in 2020, Morocco suffers from a bad harvest. version française
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