“Weighted down with a debt of 42 billion, EDF does not have the means for its nuclear ambitions” The construction of new EPR reactors in France, suspended by Emmanuel Macron, would increase the chances of the French export sector, underlines Jean-Michel Bezat, economic journalist at “World”. Losses and profits. The CEO of EDF returned from Warsaw last week with a conviction: if France wants to sell its EPR nuclear reactors to Poland, it will have to set an example and restart the construction of the new plants itself. “We are observed by many countries which do not have that much choice, ” warned Jean-Bernard Lévy, Wednesday, February 10, during a hearing at the National Assembly. And his Polish contacts were clear: it will be France and the EDF-Framatome-Orano sector, or the United States, with General Electric or Westinghouse.
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