The abundance of nuclear energy in France hampers the development of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), the number of which has more than doubled in Europe in 2018, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance ( BNEF). “It is unlikely [in France] the contract market PPP satisfies the appetite of a buyer in terms of price coverage or commercial advantage,” explained in an interview with Montel Helen Dewhurst, partner in the sustainable development sector at BNEF. According to her, the price of electricity in France should remain “low” in the coming years “due in particular to the proliferation of nuclear energy.”
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EDF noted “significant safety events” at 37 reactors – ASN.
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