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The executive accuses EDF of loading the boat with its losses

2022-01-20T19:19:50.291Z

INFO LE FIGARO – The national electrician assures that the government measure limiting price increases to 4% will lead to a shortfall of 8 billion euros in 2022. A figure disputed behind the scenes by the state shareholder.



The government is bleeding EDF to moderate the surge in electricity prices and not to alienate consumers a few months before the presidential election.

This is the message sent by the EDF unions with the tacit silence, even the discreet support of management.

Message that is beginning to percolate into the public debate following the government's announcements last Thursday to divide the increase in the regulated sales tariff by ten and reduce it from 44.5% to 4% on February 1.

This little music, more and more noisy, quite annoys the government, which does not want to pass for the villain while it divides by ten the increase in the price of electricity in February.

Sold in advance

Thursday, January 13, the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire announced the details of his measures to limit the rise in the price of electricity.

The bill will be settled in almost equal parts by the State and EDF.

The virtual abolition of the electricity tax will eliminate 8 billion euros from public coffers in 2022…

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Source: lefigaro

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