A “totally independent” audit will be conducted on the choice of the EPR, whose conclusions will be delivered on October 31 and may have consequences “on all floors”, the minister said. This is a serious warning issued by the Ministry of Economy to the nuclear industry. In response to delays and extra costs EPR sites in France, England and Finland, Bruno Le Maire said Sunday, September 29 in the broadcast of the Grand jury on LCI and RTL , that “all these excesses are unacceptable” . “They are not up to what EDF represents and French expertise in the field,” he added.
Le Monde 29th Sept 2019 read more »
The French economy minister, Bruno Le Maire, has accused the state-owned energy utility of “unacceptable” failings and delays as he threatened major reforms of the sprawling organisation.
Energy Reporters 30th Sept 2019 read more »