Energy in France

Published on 08.27.2018
High School

15 min read

Photo of photovoltaic panels in front of the cooling towers of the Tricastin nuclear power plant in Provence.

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.    


What about The Energy Transition in France ?

In 2015, France launched a fresh energy transition aimed at promoting green growth, fur...
Learn more

Greenhouse Gas Emissions in France

France is one of the European Union’s best performers in terms of greenhouse gas (GHG) ...
Learn more

Factsheet: Energy in France

Which energies are the most consumed in France and for which functions?
Learn more

Our most popular content

See all