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CHRONICLE - The subject of energy, which has imposed itself as a theme of the presidential campaign, gives rise to the weakest debates.

So far, so good.

Mother Nature, perhaps helped by global warming, gives us relatively mild temperatures.

The electricity supply covers our needs.

And tomorrow?

According to the assessments of RTE, the Electricity Transmission Network, a wave of cold with temperatures 4°C lower than seasonal norms and high pressure conditions would put us in a danger zone justifying the use of protective measures. load shedding, drop in voltage on the network, or even rotating blackouts.

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In a few weeks, will meteorologists take the place of epidemiologists on television sets?

We can already imagine the direct fight between "alarmists" and "reassuring".

The former would promise us an imminent blackout every day;

the latter would guarantee us that there would be no danger in running all our machines at 6 p.m. despite the instructions of the authorities.

A competition for the most…

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Source: lefigaro

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