[Machine Translation] EDF described as malicious rumors the information published by BFMTV this morning, according to which the energy company would have postponed to 2050 the goal of lowering the share of nuclear power in its electricity production to less than 50%. The media explains that EDF wants to replace by 20 new EPRs the majority of French reactors, which are destined to stop between 2030 and 2050. The Minister of Ecological and Solidarity Transition, Nicolas Hulot, for his part recalled the The government’s will to reach the 50% threshold in 2025. The group reacted on its Twitter account. In addition to mentioning malicious rumors, he also said he intends to engage with the new government to actively participate in the energy transition, under the digital transformation law.
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