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“We are on the right track to avoid power cuts”, assures the government


According to Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy, this is partly due to the “eco-gestures” of households.

If the French fear power cuts this winter, the government says that “

we are on the right track

” to avoid them.

For Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy and Finance, this is partly due to "

efforts of sobriety

" led by "



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Among these efforts, requested by the government, include, among other things, the lowering of the heating temperature, the shift of certain domestic uses to off-peak hours or the extinction of unnecessary lights.

These " eco-


" notably make it possible to reduce the electricity consumption of households, industrial companies and administrations by 10%.

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I urge them to continue, every kilowatt hour counts

,” added the minister this Wednesday morning on



A recommendation shared by Christophe Béchu, Minister for Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion, questioned this Wednesday on

Europe 1

 : “

If, collectively, we continue to be more careful compared to a normal winter, we will be able to avoid power cuts. 'electricity.


Bruno Le Maire also specified that the State is refurbishing four nuclear reactors - in addition to the 41 currently in service - and that they should be operational by the end of January.


I think we can achieve this goal thanks to EDF employees

," he said, before concluding that "

all this should prevent us from power cuts

" in the coming weeks.

Source: lefigaro

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