Behind the scenes, the State is preparing the financing of six new EPR reactors. The government plans to subsidize the construction of six new nuclear reactors by EDF to the tune of 25.6 billion, according to a report made public by Reporterre. Massive public aid because of the financial impasse in which the electrician finds himself. As too often, the future of nuclear power in France is being prepared in the greatest secrecy, far from the eyes of citizens. A month after Reporterre unveiled the content of the negotiations between Paris and Brussels on the reorganization of EDF, another equally explosive document reached the editorial staff ten days ago. Made public on November 4 by our colleague Context, who also received it, this report is entitled ” New French nuclear power ” and it comes from the General Directorate of the Treasury.
Reporterre 6th Nov 2020 read more »
French utility EDF on Thursday extended outages at three nuclear reactors including the Flamanville 1 and 2 facilities for complex maintenance, while shortening the restart schedule for the Golfech 1 reactor.
Reuters 5th Nov 2020 read more »