Nuclear: “For Emmanuel Macron, it is the military sector that takes precedence”. In the speech delivered on the Framatome site in Le Creusot (Saône-et-Loire), the factory where the large elements of the power stations are forged as well as the parts for them. nuclear-powered ships of the French Navy. The Head of State sees it as the emblem of a dual industry, civil and military sides. There is “no sense” , according to him, to dissociate this double dimension: the atomic industry, which is painfully recovering from a horribilis decade.
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The restart of reactor 1 at the Flamanville power plant postponed. Reactor 2 has been in service since December 12, but much remains to be done on reactor 1, which has been shut down since September 2019. Its restart was announced for January 31, 2021. It will not be before February 28.
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