Tag: Grenelle de l’environnement


Recently the incumbent Energy and Environment Minister of France unveiled an ambitious energy transition project. As Euractiv reports, the country should ” increase the proportion of renewable energy to 32% by 2030, reduce CO2 emissions by 40% between 1990 and 2030, Read more…


On Monday, the French Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet (known here by her initials, NKM), presented new regulations for large solar installations.  (above 100 kWp, or more than a thousand square meters). According to the Minister quoted Read more…


The French Round Table on sustainability known as the Grenelle de l’Environnement is now three years old and this was the occasion for French government experts to publish an evaluation report. Three years ago representatives of national and local government Read more…


The French government recently announced a large investment program for renewables and green chemistry. The investment, totaling 1.35 billion euros ($1.75 billion) will be allocated over the next four years. Named “ Démonstrateurs énergies renouvelables et chimie verte ” – Read more…


On Monday the International Energy Agency (IEA) released its latest country report on France. These reports are generally issued every five years. Although France has not been immune to the global economic downturn, the climate change plan known as the Read more…


According to a new report [Fr] from ADEME (the French Environment and Energy Management Agency), 90,000 jobs have been created in green sectors in France between 2006 and 2008. These jobs have been created mostly in the fields of energy Read more…

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