[Machine Translation] Not cheap, electricity in France? For now yes. But this should not last, because the tariffs fixed by the State do not reflect the costs of our atomic industry. Increasing security, storage, dismantling costs … the bill may be salty. More than 33 billion euros. According to the report published at the beginning of June by the British Court of Auditors, the extra cost to be borne by Her Majesty’s subjects on their electricity bill to finance the two Hinkley Point EPRs. A real blow of the club. In 2013, when London negotiated with EDF the construction of these reactors, the increase in the invoice was supposed not to exceed … 6.8 billion euros. “The British have suddenly realized that nuclear power is going to cost them a lot of money,” said Paul Dorfman, a professor at the Energy Institute – UCL.
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