France makes agriculture pledge

France has vowed to support the growth of sustainable agriculture across the world at the One Planet Summit in Paris today. At a side event, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations ...

Ski smarter this winter

An iconic French ski resort is integrating smart technologies this winter season as part of a new platform that could soon be replicated across the country. Montgenèvre - in the Alps - is being transformed i...

Power is a cross-channel affair

A proposed new electric power cable connecting England and France would have the capacity to transmit electricity to millions of homes. Subsea survey specialist, MMT, is currently carrying out a geophysical ...

France has appetite for sustainability

(STOCKHOLM) Countries around the world are making a concerted effort to develop sustainable food ecosystems that are robust enough to feed a rapidly growing population. The Food Sustainability Index, from...

Green light for renewables projects in France

|11 February 2017| France A trio of French initiatives designed to produce more than 2600 megawatts in renewable energy has been endorsed by the European Commission. The three schemes will allow France...

France opens world’s first solar road

(FRANCE) After five years of groundbreaking research France has opened the world's first solar road. The 1km stretch of road in Touruvre-au-Perche, Normandy, harnesses the power of the sun through 2,800 s...

France powers forward with solar roads

|10 November 2016| France After five years of research France is putting down the world's first photovoltaic 'solar road' surface. Transport infrastructure giant Colas and the French National Institute...

Transatlantic tidal partnership agreed

|5 November 2016| France/Canada Exploring ways to reduce the costs of harnessing tidal energy will be one focus of a new transatlantic collaboration. The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Sc...

New IBM French hub to help fuel cloud development

|23 March 2016| France IBM has announced the opening of a Bluemix Garage in Nice, France to help European organizations of all sizes and industries accelerate the development and design of next-generation...

French honour for Scottish businesses

|1 December 2015| Some of Scotland's premier tourism businesses are travelling to France to showcase a diverse range of products at a prestigious Christmas market. Pottery, jewellery and whisky are three ...