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French wind capacity could double with stable regulation - lobby group

11 Oct 2018

PARIS, Oct 11 French wind power developers could increase the rate at which they add capacity and boost their share of the energy mix if the government created a stable and simple regulatory environment in its long-term plan, industry lobby group FEE said on Thursday.

French oil major Total stands by targets, accelerates 2018 share buyback

25 Sep 2018

PARIS French oil and gas group Total on Tuesday reiterated its key production, savings and investments targets for the coming years, and accelerated its investor reward programmes in 2018 thanks to high oil prices.

Total finalizes plans to expand Texas Bayport Polymers in petrochems push

25 Sep 2018

PARIS French oil and gas major Total has made a final investment decision to expand its Texas Bayport Polymers joint venture to double polyethylene production capacity to around 1.1 million tonnes a year, the company said.

Total finalises plans to expand Texas Bayport Polymers in petrochems push

25 Sep 2018

PARIS, Sept 25 French oil and gas major Total has made a final investment decision to expand its Texas Bayport Polymers joint venture to double polyethylene production capacity to around 1.1 million tonnes a year, the company said.

Engie warns on profit following Belgian nuclear outages

21 Sep 2018

PARIS French gas and power group Engie warned on Friday that the extended outages at its Belgian nuclear plants would push its 2018 net recurring income to the low end of its 2.45 billion-2.65 billion euros (2.2-2.3 billion pounds) forecast range.

France's Total completes Direct Energie deal and buys electric vehicles charging firm

20 Sep 2018

PARIS Total has expanded its footprint in the French electricity market with the completion of its takeover of alternative power supplier Direct Energie, and the acquisition of an electric vehicle charging solutions provider.

French draft power sector reform draws criticism from independent firms

19 Sep 2018

PARIS The French government plans to reform the way independent power firms buy nuclear electricity from state-run EDF, but has drawn criticism from the smaller firms which say the draft proposals will reduce competition and increase their costs.

French draft power sector reform draws criticism from independent firms

19 Sep 2018

PARIS, Sept 19 The French government plans to reform the way independent power firms buy nuclear electricity from state-run EDF, but has drawn criticism from the smaller firms which say the draft proposals will reduce competition and increase their costs.

France's Saft targets new generation battery production from 2020

12 Sep 2018

PARIS France's Saft, a unit of energy company Total , expects its four-way European battery alliance to begin mass production of new generation lithium-ion batteries from early 2020.

After Kaombo, Total doubles down on African oil

16 Aug 2018

PARIS Shortly after launching a new project in Angola, French oil major Total said it was searching for more resources in Africa, including in Senegal and Mauritania.

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