He added that France may have to import during the winter to guarantee winter supply, while the electricity supply for summer is secure.
The new coronavirus outbreak disrupted maintenance plans for EDF’s nuclear reactors, delaying the start-up of several reactors.
Energy Minister Elisabeth Borne said measures have been put in place to avoid blackouts. “This unprecedented crisis has led to unprecedented measures,” she said. (Report by Benjamin Mallet Writing by Bate Felix; Edition by Elaine Hardcastle)
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