Tag Archives: France

The race to make green hydrogen competitive is on

One type of hydrogen production uses electrolysis, with an electric current splitting water into oxygen and hydrogen. If the electricity used in this process comes from a renewable source then some call it “green” hydrogen. Alex Kraus | Bloomberg | Getty Images Siemens Energy and Air Liquide have announced plans …

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World’s largest hybrid ship to ferry passengers between UK, France

An artist’s impression of the Saint-Malo at sea. According to Brittany Ferries will have a battery capacity of 11.5 megawatt hours. Brittany Ferries A ship set to carry passengers between the U.K. and France in the next few years will be the largest hybrid-vessel ever built, according to operator Brittany …

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Champions League Final ‘disorganization’: ‘I was close to death,’ says former Liverpool star as Paris police response is in the spotlight

CNN  —  For Liverpool and Real Madrid fans, last Saturday’s Champions League final was supposed to be the magical conclusion to a long, arduous season. Tens of thousands of fans filtered through Paris towards the Stade de France ready to watch Liverpool and Real Madrid go head-to-head for European club …

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Aurélien Tchouaméni: On the pitch, he’s one of Europe’s best talents. Off it, he’s pushing football’s authorities to create ‘a better world’

CNN  —  He may be arguably the most sought-after midfielder in European football, but Aurélien Tchouaméni isn’t letting that distract him as he strives for self-improvement. As a boy, the 22-year-old Tchouaméni says he was instilled with a hunger for greatness – a work ethic that still rings true today. …

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Kylian Mbappé: Why French international star chose to stay at PSG

CNN  —  Resplendent with a charismatic protagonist, politicians, two of the world’s biggest football clubs, and hundreds of millions of dollars at stake, the Kylian Mbappé saga kept the football world gripped as he oscillated between signing for Real Madrid and staying at Paris-Saint-Germain. As a World Cup winner at …

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Airbus sets up UK facility to focus on hydrogen tech for aircraft

A model of one of Airbus’ ZEROe concept planes, photographed in November 2021. The firm has said it wants to develop “zero-emission commercial aircraft” by the year 2035. Giuseppe Cacace | Afp | Getty Images Airbus is launching a U.K.-based facility focused on hydrogen technologies, a move which represents the …

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Renault says electric-hydrogen concept will have 497-mile range

Details of Renault’s Scénic Vision concept car were presented to the public on May 19, 2022. The firm’s idea of developing a passenger vehicle that uses hydrogen technology is not unique. Benjamin Girette | Bloomberg | Getty Images Renault has released details of an electric-hydrogen hybrid concept car, with the …

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Crypto exchange Binance wins regulatory approval in France

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao gave a keynote at a Paris crypto industry event in April 2022 to debut a new accelerator program for so-called “Web3” start-ups. Benjamin Girette | Bloomberg | Getty Images Binance has been granted approval from regulators to operate its cryptocurrency exchange in France. The company is …

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Lionel Messi fails to make shortlist for Ligue 1 player of the season award

CNN  —  Paris Saint-Germain star Lionel Messi has failed to make the shortlist for the Ligue 1 player of the year after a disappointing first season in France. The omission comes as little surprise with Messi scoring four goals in 23 league games following his move from Barcelona last year. …

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Siemens Gamesa in $629 million sale of south European assets to SSE

Details of the agreement between SSE and SGRE were announced on the same day the latter released preliminary results for the second quarter, reporting revenue of around 2.2 billion euros and an operating loss of roughly 304 million euros. Paul Ellis | AFP | Getty Images Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy …

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