France to direct 30 billion euros towards green projects, reports JDD

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(Bloomberg) – France will devote 30 billion euros ($ 35 billion) in stimulus spending to environmental projects, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told the Journal du Dimanche.Among the projects are an increase in credits to make homes more energy efficient, an increase in the use of rail freight, the expansion of cycle lane networks and support for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, Le Maire said in an interview. the newspaper.

The investment is part of the 100 billion euros in additional spending announced this month by President Emmanuel Macron with the aim of making France the most carbon-free economy in Europe.

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