We will regain control of the price of our electricity, "said Monday Emmanuel Macron, before the Council of ecological planning. Associating the populist slogan that tipped the British vote in favour of Brexit with the French energy project is, in the mouth of the President of the Republic, unexpected. Would he have converted to an electric "Frexit"? The executive decided to draft its own national regulation of the electricity market in France without waiting for the end of the European discussions on the subject. It's a power grab. The second after the hostage of the directive on renewable energies - known as "Red 3" - last May, blocked by Paris as long as nuclear power did not have its place in hydrogen production.
The European discussion on the reform of the electricity market, which has been expected for two years, has calmed down. The nuclear issue draws the fault lines. The Council is split in two. Facing Paris...
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