European Energy Shortage – France Restarting Reactors

Musings from the Chiefio

This is a general thread for discussing Energy Issues, with emphasis on the EU / UK, but other regions are fair game as well.

Initially I’m going to focus on just one story: France is restarting all their nuclear reactors. You know, the ones with corrosion problems? It will be interesting to see if they are going to fix them all on the double quick, or just going to say “good enough for one winter” and fire them back up.

https://www.euronews.com/2022/09/04/frances-edf-plans-to-restart-nations-entire-nuclear-fleet-by-early-next-year

France’s EDF plans to restart nation’s entire nuclear fleet by early next year

By Joao Vitor Da Silva Marques with AFP • Updated: 04/09/2022 – 22:51

(Note that the date is in Euro format, so that “9” in the middle is September. USA mode it would be written 9/4/2022. That’s why I use “4 Sept 2022” as it is unambiguous.)

France plans to restart the nation’s entire nuclear fleet…

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