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Renewable hydrogen produced from wind in ‘world first’

A French company claims to have produced more than 600kg of renewable hydrogen using an electrolyser powered by a wind turbine

Electric ‘flying ferries’ to connect UK and France in 40 minutes

Battery-powered ‘seagliders’ that would carry up to 150 passengers could start journeys between Portsmouth and Cherbourg by 2028

Thales and Veolia team up to create recycled plastic SIM card

The Eco-SIM cards have a neutral carbon footprint as the CO2 emissions from the manufacturing process and electronic components that cannot be recycled are fully offset by Thales’ carbon offset programme

PSG joins the UN to kick off climate action

The football club becomes the first in France to join the ‘Sports for Climate Action’ campaign and has taken action to lower its carbon footprint and educate fans

Groupe Renault and Faurecia to collaborate on hydrogen storage systems

The French car manufacturer will have its first fleet of hydrogen-powered commercial vehicles on the roads by the end of this year

Michelin chooses ‘carbon-free’ ships to transport tyres

The tyre manufacturer has partnered with NEOLINE, a start-up specialising in ‘carbon-free’ cargo ships

French automotive supplier Valeo targets carbon neutrality by 2050

The company aims to reach 45% of its target by 2030 across its entire value chain, including emissions from its suppliers, its own operating activities and the end use of its products

Siemens Energy and Air Liquide team up for hydrogen production in Europe

They intend to focus their activities in the co-creation of industrial-scale hydrogen projects in collaboration with customers, especially in France and Germany

Banque de France to end all financing of companies associated with coal by 2024

However, the bank will continue to support companies that source up to 10% of their turnover from ultra-polluting tar sands, fracking and fossil fuel exploration in the Arctic

ENGIE and Total team up to develop ‘France’s largest’ green hydrogen project at biorefinery

The green hydrogen production is forecast to avoid 15,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions each year