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France to shut down oldest nuclear power plant by summer
日期:2020-02-20 05:23 作者: 来源:英国独立报网 相似文章:0条
           French prime minister Edouard Philippe has said France’s oldest nuclear power stationwill be shut down at the end of June, with one of its reactors to be closed this weekend. In a statement on Wednesday he said the decision was“the first phase” of France’s energy strategy set out in 2018 by president Emmanuel Macron. The plan calls for a rebalancing of nuclear-produced energy and electricity derived from renewable sources. Coal plants are to be closed by 2022 to reduce greenhouse gases, the statement said. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now Activity at Reactor No1 at the Fessenheimnuclearreactor, on the border with Germany, will be halted on Saturday and the entire complex will stop energy generation on 30 June, the government said. Germany has long called for the plant, France’s oldest, to be shut down. It is the first nuclear complex to be closed under Mr Macron’s plan. France depends more on nuclear energy than any other country, getting about three-quarters of its electricity from the plants. Shape Created with Sketch. Fighting climate change with trees: The facts Show all 6 left Created with Sketch. right Created with Sketch. Shape Created with Sketch. Fighting climate change with trees: The facts 1/6 The Independent / Getty 2/6 The Independent / Getty 3/6 The Independent / Getty 4/6 Getty 5/6 The Independent / Getty 6/6 The Independent / Getty 1/6 The Independent / Getty 2/6 The Independent / Getty 3/6 The Independent / Getty 4/6 Getty 5/6 The Independent / Getty 6/6 The Independent / Getty Mr Macron said in 2018, outlining France’s energy strategy for the next 30 years, that 14 nuclear reactors out of the 58 now running at 19 plants will be shut down by 2035. France would cap the amount of electricity it derives from nuclear plants at 50 per centby then. Associated Press