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France's EDF in race to convert Cordemais plant from coal to biomass

22 Mar 2019

CORDEMAIS, France French utility EDF aims to convert its 1,200-megawatt (MW) Cordemais coal-fired power plant by spring 2022 into one that burns pellet fuel made from discarded wood, giving the unit a new lease of life.

Green co-op Enercoop sees growth in French power market

12 Mar 2019

PARIS Pioneer French green alternative electricity supplier Enercoop plans to use 2.7 million euros ($3 million) from a recent fund raising round to add on new services, despite increasing competition from major rivals.

Little leeway to ease consumer pain as European power prices soar

22 Feb 2019

PARIS/WARSAW/LONDON Households across Europe should brace for higher energy bills this year as governments have had little success in limiting rises in the face of soaring wholesale and environmental costs.

Total moves into offshore wind with joint bid for Dunkirk project

18 Feb 2019

PARIS French energy major Total is partnering with Denmark's Orsted and renewable energy producer Elicio to submit a joint bid for the 600 megawatt capacity Dunkirk offshore wind project in France, the company said on Monday.

Total's South Africa discovery could hold 1 billion barrels oil equivalent - CEO

07 Feb 2019

PARIS French oil and gas major Total's South African offshore discovery could contain 1 billion barrels of total resources and is "probably quite big", Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne said on Thursday.

Total eyes more output growth in 2019 after profit jump

07 Feb 2019

PARIS French energy major Total is eyeing further strong growth in oil and gas production in 2019 after record output in 2018 enabled it to post a 28 percent jump in full-year earnings.

France's Total undecided on bid for Dutch energy firm Eneco

07 Feb 2019

PARIS French oil and gas major Total has not made a decision on whether to bid for Dutch energy company Eneco, the firm's chief executive Patrick Pouyanne said on Thursday.

Total has not made a decision on Eneco bid - CEO

07 Feb 2019

PARIS, Feb 7 French oil and gas major Total has not made a decision on whether to bid for Dutch energy company Eneco, the firm's chief executive Patrick Pouyanne said on Thursday.

Oil major Total makes significant discovery offshore South Africa

07 Feb 2019

PARIS French oil and gas major Total said it had made a significant gas condensate discovery after drilling its Brulpadda prospects on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin, offshore South Africa.

Oil major Total makes significant discovery offshore South Africa

07 Feb 2019

PARIS, Feb 7 French oil and gas major Total said it had made a significant gas condensate discovery after drilling its Brulpadda prospects on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin, offshore South Africa.

World News

U.S. lawmakers await details of Mueller's Russia report

U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over President Donald Trump's time in office and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republican's campaign and Moscow.