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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
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