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France plans to cut nuclear power’s share of electricity from 75% to 50% by 2025

French ecology minister hopes to cut down on nuclear power by 2025,  PARIS, July 6 (Xinhua) — French ecology minister Nicolas Hulot expressed his hopes on Thursday to meet the commitment of reducing the share of nuclear energy in the country’s electricity output by 2025.

Unveiling an action plan for the country’s energy transition, the environmental activist said cutting electricity generated by nuclear power to 50 percent by 2025 from the current 75 percent was France’s “objective.”

“I hope (the target) will be held. My wish is to engage irreversible trajectories and dynamics,” Hulot told reporters…….http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-07/06/c_136423323.htm

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July 7, 2017 - Posted by | France, politics

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