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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
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