Energy in FrancePublished on 08.27.2018
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© ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFP - France wants to reduce the proportion of nuclear in its power generation mix. The photo shows the Bollène solar park in Provence, with the cooling towers of the Tricastin nuclear power plant in the background.
As in many other countries worldwide, France has embarked on an energy transition aimed at curbing its greenhouse gas emissions, increasing its and diversifying its supplies. These various objectives have prompted it to reduce its nuclear capacity, develop renewable energies and improve its . As is always the case in the energy sector, developments are slow and require long-term efforts.