French Energy Minister Segolene Royal warned EDF’s board on Wednesday against trying to prevent the closure of France’s oldest nuclear plant, as a long-running conflict between the state-controlled utility and the government comes to a head.
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[Machine Translation] Ultimate tensions at the top of the state over the Fessenheim stop. EDF’s board of directors, meeting on Thursday (April 6th), is expected to vote for the closure of the nuclear power plant. Ségolène Royal demands that the government sign by decree the death sentence of Fessenheim from the vote of EDF acquired. The board of directors of EDF, meeting on Thursday, April 6, must vote a resolution authorizing its president, Jean-Bernard Lévy, to ask the government to sign the decree ending the operating authorization of the Alsatian power station. The six independent directors of EDF are very reluctant to take a decision they consider unfavorable, unless they obtain guarantees. It is enough that only one of them opposes or refrains to question the closure of the two oldest nuclear reactors, promise François Hollande during the 2012 presidential campaign.
Le Monde 5th April 2017 read more »
A board of directors of EDF is scheduled to hold this Thursday on the closure of the nuclear power plant. The process is unlikely to be launched before the elections. Energy Minister Segolene Royal warned the administrators.
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