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The government's plan to accelerate nuclear power


INFO LE FIGARO - His bill proposes a series of measures to begin work on the first new generation EPR before the end of the five-year term.

It is the grand return of the legendary presidential

“at the same time”

, applied to energy.

This Monday, the bill for the acceleration of renewable energies was presented to the Council of Ministers;

on the same day, the government sent to the National Council for Ecological Transition (CNTE) its bill for the acceleration of nuclear power, which

Le Figaro

was able to consult.

The objective of the text, according to a source close to the file, is to shorten the administrative deadlines in order to lay the first stone of the first EPR 2 before the end of the five-year term.

After procrastinating during most of his first five-year term on the subject of nuclear power, Emmanuel Macron announced in his Belfort speech on energy, in February, the order of 6 EPRs, plus eight optional, from EDF.

The electrician is aiming for the entry into service of the first of them by 2035.

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Source: lefigaro

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