Why maintain such secrecy around the discussions on EDF? Local PS elected in Brest, Tristan Foveau spoke out in a forum in “Le Monde” against the lack of information on the negotiations between the government and the European Commission on the future of the French electrician. Has lightning fallen on the EDF “Hercules” project? Questioned by Ouest France on April 23, Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy, affirms that this one is “forgotten” and that the government will not dismantle EDF into three independent companies: EDF bleu controlled by the State and bringing together nuclear-related activities; EDF azur, responsible for the management of hydroelectric dams in the form of a quasi-control; and EDF vert for the distribution of electricity and renewable energies, the capital of which would be open to the private sector. In fact, the Minister applies a golden rule of bad marketing: when a brand suffers from a bad image, rather than changing the content, we change brands! And in fact, “Hercules” has been unanimous against him for several months: unions, parliamentarians, local elected officials, citizens … Exit “Hercules”, but … not the reform!
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