The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Electricity and telecoms networks put to the test by climate change

2023-12-01T18:08:29.149Z

Highlights: Electricity and telecoms networks put to the test by climate change. Operators are strengthening and reviewing their infrastructure to cope with storms, floods, heat waves, etc. The passage of the "storm of the century" in 1999 was a first electroshock, confirmed by the climatic events of recent years. More than ever, EDF, its subsidiary Enedis, the financial and social media management company (EDF), the French capital, Paris, have the stakes in mind.


DECRYPTION - Operators are strengthening and reviewing their infrastructure to cope with storms, floods, heat waves, etc.


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...

This article is for subscribers only. You still have 90% to discover.

Want to read more?

Unlock all items immediately.

TEST FOR €0.99

Already a subscriber? Log

Source: lefigaro

All business articles on 2023-12-01

You may like

Business 2023-09-27T16:32:35.237Z

Trends 24h

Business 2024-02-19T16:31:38.519Z

Latest

© Communities 2019 - Privacy

The information on this site is from external sources that are not under our control.
The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.