Every time there is bad weather, such as the recent storm Ciaran in Brittany and Normandy and the floods in the Pas-de-Calais, the same question arises: are France's telecoms and electricity infrastructures sufficiently resilient? A tree falls on a line, poles fall in the wind: why not bury these cables to protect them? The answer is not so simple, when, a few days after the gale in the North-West, torrential rains drowned part of the Pas-de-Calais, and with them some crucial installations...
All the players have the stakes in mind. The passage of the "storm of the century" in 1999 was a first electroshock, confirmed by the climatic events of recent years - storms and floods this autumn, fires in Gironde in the summer of 2022, floods and landslides in the Roya valley in the autumn of 2021, to name only the most recent. More than ever, EDF, its subsidiary Enedis, the financial and social media management company (EDF), the French capital...
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