The renewables industry fears that the new energy bill that the French government is preparing could make clean power generation even tougher. However, solar analyst Xavier Daval says that betting everything on the nation’s nuclear power fleet is a risky strategy.
In 2022, French energy giant EDF posted its biggest losses in decades. One contributing factor was EDF’s nuclear output, which fell by 30% after more than half of its 56 aging nuclear power stations went offline for repairs.
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