On 30 March 1995, François Mitterrand inaugurated the French national library, Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF). Twenty years later, more than a million visitors per year flock to the site to peruse its fourteen million books, magazines, prints, photographs, maps, and other wonders that have been carefully preserved, or to attend some of the numerous […]
Wednesday May 17th, 2017
Floatgen honoured at the Energy Transition Trophies awards
The Floatgen project, the largest offshore wind turbine in France on which construction is soon due to be completed in the port of Saint-Nazaire, has won the Usine Nouvelle 2017 Renewable Energies Trophy for Energy Transition at the ceremony organised on Tuesday 16 May in the presence of Jean Jouzel, climatologist and former vice-president of GIEC.
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