“Hercules”: Barbara Pompili wants a plan B for EDF. Auditioned at the National Assembly, the Minister for the Ecological Transition indicated that at this stage, “the State is not sure of reaching an agreement with Brussels” on the EDF reform project. She believes that the status quo is not sustainable.
Les Echos 4th Feb 2021 read more »
France may need a plan B for state-controlled EDF as talks with the European Commission about restructuring the debt-laden nuclear utility are difficult and may not lead to an agreement, the environment minister said on Thursday.
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EDF Renewables has started construction of its first floating solar project, a 20MW installation colocated with the Lazer hydroelectric plant in southeastern France. Geotechnical studies surveying the reservoir’s floor are already underway, while anchor systems will be built in spring 2021, followed by the installation of floating structures and PV panels. Occupying a surface area of 24.5 hectares, around two-thirds of the reservoir’s surface, the facility will take 13 months to construct.
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