Europe's third big hydrogen project calls for 3.2 GW electrolyzers, 2,700 km T&D network

The European Commission announced its approval for "IPCEI Hy2Infra", a joint a joint effort by seven EU countries to support the continent's hydrogen infrastructure and boost its s...

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China completes testing of country's first hydrogen-powered train

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China has completed testing of the country's first hydrogen-powered train. The model, built by government-owned railway manufacturer CRRC, offers speed and range comparable to exis...

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EIB approves €4.3 bn in transition funding, including €805 mn for clean power

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced approval for €4.3 billion of new financing to upgrade the region's transport and energy distribution, besides expanding energy stor...

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Sinopec, TotalEnergies sign deal to produce SAF using Sinopec's waste oils

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China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) announced the company had signed an agreement with France's TotalEnergies to jointly produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in...

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Volvo, Renault JV 'Flexis SAS' to make electric vans in France

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Last week, auto conglomerates Volvo Group and Renault Group officially announced the creating of a new joint venture company named 'Flexis SAS' for the next generation fu...

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World's largest find of ‘gold hydrogen’ — naturally occuring deposit — made in Albania

Parts of the town of Bulqizë and its chrome mine in Albania. Image: Wikimedia

Scientists have discovered one of the largest deposits of natural hydrogen gas in Albania, providing evidence of so-called 'gold' hydrogen, or large naturally occurring deposits of...

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Stellantis Ventures invests in Tiamat for sodium-ion battery technology

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The corporate venture fund of automaker Stellantis has recently made a strategic investment on a France-based company 'Tiamat' that is developing and commercializing sodi...

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Veolia eyes 8 GW of green capacity, top spot in Europe’s district heating, building efficiency

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French water-waste-and-district heating company Veolia has a target to increase its energy production capacity from biofuels and renewables by 50 percent to 8 GW by 2030, the compa...

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Electric aviation: US regional carrier JSX buys 130 hybrid planes, option for 200 more

Electra's nine-seater aircraft. Image: Electra

US regional carrier JSX has placed orders for more than 130 hybrid-electric aircraft from three manufacturers, in a move heralding the arrival of electric aviation. JSX is acquirin...

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Verkor's battery gigafactory in France to be operational by 2025

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French battery firm Verkor laid the foundation stone of its battery gigafactory in Dunkirk, France last month. Aimed at mass production of low-carbon, high-performan...

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Daily Shorts: France will explore Mongolia for lithium, US EV sales at record high, and more

France struck a deal with Mongolia to explore the country for lithium deposits. The French geological service will spend €400,000 to explore a potentially lithium-rich basin in the...

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Daily Shorts: Indian cities to get 10,000 e-buses, HSBC allocates $1 bn for climate tech and more

India and the US will collaborate to deploy 10,000 made-in-India electric buses across Indian cities as part of their co-operation agreements. Under the agreement, US government ag...

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Daily Shorts: Total seeks 5KTPA green H2, Indonesia wants homegrown EV champion

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French oil major TotalEnergies sought applications for 500,000 tonnes per annum of green hydrogen to replace the grey hydrogen it currently uses in industrial activities. The compa...

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Weekend Roundup: Capital Energy puts 4.3 GW RE assets on the block, Sigma Lithium scouts for buyers, and more

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Spanish renewable energy investor Capital Energy has put 4.3 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power plants for sale. The assets, all based in Spain, are estimated to fetch up to $1...

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IBIS research project unveils breakthrough battery for auto and stationary storage applications

Intelligent Battery Integrated System (IBIS) a joint corporate and academic research project by CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research), Stellantis and Saft unveiled ...

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Nissan to put $725 million into Ampere EV as part of plans to rebalance alliance with Renault

Renault's EV models such as the Megane E-Tech electric could fall under the Ampere subsidiary. Image: Renault

Nissan Motor will invest around $725 million in Ampere, the new electric vehicle unit of French automaker Renault, as part of the group's plans to overhaul their alliance, Japanese...

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ACC's first battery gigafactory in France to be operational by end of 2023

Battery firm Automotive Cells Company (ACC) recently inaugurated its first gigafactory in Billy-Berclau Douvrin in France for manufacturing battery packs for el...

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Musk meets Modi, says Tesla wants to come to India

Musk said he planned to visit India next year. Image courtesy: Twitter

Tesla is looking to invest in India "as soon as humanly possible," the electric vehicle maker's CEO Elon Musk told reporters after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York....

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ENGIE forays into EV charging infra with ENGIE Vianeo

The French multinational utility company, ENGIE SA has launched ENGIE Vianeo with the aim to develop EV charging infrastructure in France for electric cars and heavy...

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Macron to meet Musk again as France pushes for Tesla gigafactory

Tesla considered France for its European gigafactory, seen here, before settling on Germany. Image: Tesla

France's President Emmanuel Macron is meeting Tesla CEO Elon Musk for the second time in a month on Friday, as he looks to promote the country for Tesla investments. "I'm going int...

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Stellantis, Hype deploy 50 PRM hydrogen fuelcell taxis in Paris

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Car maker Stellantis and hydrogen mobility firm Hype have recently announced their partnership for the supply and operation of hydrogen-powered vehicles, starting with a first...

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Lhyfe begins construction of 5 MW Green Hydrogen in Occitanie region of France

Green H2 firm Lhyfe and AREC Occitanie, the regional agency for energy and climate, have announced that construction is starting on the Lhyfe Occitanie production facilit...

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Gouach develops Repairable Battery packs for micro-mobility applications

French battery technology firm Gouach has launched four models of modular battery packs that is democratizing the repairability of batteries in the micromobility sector. ...

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HYVIA, HYSETCO to accelerate development of Hydrogen mobility

At the Hyvolution 2023 exhibition held in Paris this week, HYVIA and France-based HYSETCO announced their mutual cooperation towards faster development of hydrogen mobili...

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Stellantis, Qinomic partner to develop Electric Retrofitting of LCVs

Stellantis N.V. and French sustainable mobility solutions firm Qinomic are partnering to create a proof of concept to convert ICE light commercial vehicles to electric dr...

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Airbus, Renault Group partner to advance research on next-gen battery systems

French companies Airbus and Renault Group - global leaders in aerospace and automotive sector respectively - have signed a research and development agreement that aims at enha...

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Schaeffler-Symbio JV Innoplate to begin fuel cell bipolar plates production by 2024

Four months after the initial agreement, Schaeffler and Symbio have announced the effective creation of Innoplate – their 50-50 joint venture to manufacture fuel cell bipolar plate...

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Solvay inaugurates pilot facility for solid-state battery materials in Europe

Belgian materials and chemical solutions firm Solvay has established a one-of-a-kind pilot unit for solid state battery materials, located in La Rochelle, France, to aid its R&...

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Stellantis launches “Electric As You Go” long-term BEVs rental program in France

Stellantis has announced that it has introduced "Electric As You Go": a competitive long-term rental service devoted to the fully electric models of the Stellantis Group, designed ...

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STMicroelectronics and GlobalFoundries partner to set up semiconductor mfg. facility in France

STMicroelectronics and GlobalFoundries Inc. have announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a new, jointly operated 300mm semiconductor manufacturing facili...

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