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Lightning Protection Risk Management: Meteorage And Recase Cooperate For Better Lightning Protection in The Wind Sector

May 17, 2024 10:40 | Pau, France / Busdorf, Germany - Thunderstorms and lightning events pose a risk in the operation of wind turbines. Against this background, the French company Meteorage, which specializes in lightning protection risk management, and the German engineering firm Recase Regenerative Energien have agreed to cooperate. read more...


Ørsted Announces Transaction: Ørsted Sells French Onshore Wind And Solar Business

Apr 29, 2024 17:08 | Fredericia, Denmark - Danish energy group Ørsted has announced the sale of its French onshore wind and solar business as part of its strategic prioritisation of other European markets for onshore renewable projects. read more...


Renaming: Energiequelle Subsidiary P&T Technologie to Operate as Energiequelle SAS in Future

Feb 09, 2024 11:07 | Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande, France - P&T Technologie, the French subsidiary of Energiequelle GmbH, has changed its name and has been trading as Energiequelle SAS since the beginning of February 2024. read more...


Convincing Operating Results: Project Term of The Floatgen Floating Offshore Turbine Extended by a Further 5 Years

Feb 01, 2024 11:02 | La Ciotat, France - French floating offshore company BW Ideol will extend the operation of its Floatgen prototype floating offshore wind turbine for another 5 years. read more...


All-time High Wind Energy: France to Produce Over 30 Per Cent More Wind Power in 2023

Jan 19, 2024 13:31 | Paris, France - France produced and fed more wind power into the grid in 2023 than ever before. In addition to the expansion of onshore wind energy, offshore wind energy is also gaining momentum. read more...


France: World's First Pilot Project For Offshore Hydrogen Production Successfully Completes Trial Operation

Nov 29, 2023 08:35 | Nantes, France - As part of the energy transition, the expansion of offshore wind energy is increasingly focussing on direct hydrogen production at sea in addition to electricity production. The nuclear nation of France is at the forefront of this trend. read more...


IEA: Demand For Oil, Gas And Coal to Peak by 2030

Oct 26, 2023 09:09 | Paris, France - The International Energy Agency (IEA) has presented an update of its World Energy Outlook. The expansion of clean energy technologies has picked up significantly. Global demand for fossil fuels could peak by 2030. International cooperation will be crucial for further development and the achievement of climate protection goals. read more...


Experienced Banker: Francesca Nuccioni Strengthens Capcora in The Energy & Infrastructure Sector

Sep 13, 2023 12:31 | Frankfurt am Main, Germany - The consulting firm Capcora is strengthening its position in the energy and infrastructure sector. Francesca Nuccioni will be appointed Director Energy & Infrastructure as of September 2023. She brings more than 20 years of valuable experience from the banking sector to the company. read more...


Transaction: AXA IM Alts Acquires 25 Percent in Iberian Renewable Energy Platform

Aug 09, 2023 16:55 | Paris La Defense, France - AXA IM Alts, a global leader in alternative investments with more than €185 billion in assets under management, has entered into an agreement with Igneo Infrastructure Partners to acquire a 25 percent stake in Finerge, a Portuguese operator of wind and solar farms. read more...


France: New Nuclear Power Plants Still in Planning - New Offshore Wind Farms Already in Operation

Jul 20, 2023 10:00 | Muenster, Germany - France is sticking to nuclear power despite the massive failure of nuclear power plants in 2022. However, while the construction of the new nuclear power plants is still in the planning phase, France is rather quietly connecting more new offshore wind farms to the power grid. read more...