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The editorial of Le Figaro: "Long live nuclear power!"

2023-10-03T18:52:26.387Z

Highlights: France's nuclear power plants are essential for the massive deployment of wind and photovoltaics, which have the defect of producing intermittently. Decarbonized, this energy allows us to be the major country on the continent that emits the least CO2. The planets are in any case aligned as never before. The standoff with Russia has put the need to accelerate energy autonomy back at the centre of the debate. Everywhere start-ups are working... this article is for subscribers only. You still have 55% to discover.


Opinions have never been so little opposed to the civil atom.


You'd have to be crazy to do without nuclear power! Recent events have been a constant reminder of how precious the civil atom is. Yesterday, dozens of reactors shut down due to cracks raised fears of giant power outages. Today, with the plants restarting, the risk of blackout is receding, and EDF is once again exporting electricity throughout Europe. Decarbonized, this energy allows us to be the major country on the continent that emits the least CO2. Controllable 24 hours a day, our plants are essential for the massive deployment of wind and photovoltaics, which have the defect of producing intermittently. Let us add that this abundant electricity contributes to our energy independence.

Is it not time to go further on nuclear power? The planets are in any case aligned as never before. The standoff with Russia has put the need to accelerate energy autonomy back at the centre of the debate. Everywhere start-ups are working...

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