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Nuclear in France: why bother? This technology is on the way out.

Nuclear in France: why bother?  Les Echos, The energy produced from the atom is much less competitive than that from wind turbines and solar panels, assures Julien Tchernia, ekWateur president. So let’s stop supporting a sector that no longer keeps its economic promises, he writes.

By Julien Tchernia (president and co-founder of ekWateur)  Jan 7, 2021  An article or post published on renewable energy always gives rise to a series of derogatory comments from nuclear advocates. Even if the content does not mention or refer to nuclear, its aficionados take to the pen to denigrate renewable modes of production and make the article of their favorite mode of production.
Why do they feel so threatened? Isn’t the risk of this mode of production disappearing rather linked to the complexity and costs of building and producing new nuclear power plants? Hasn’t the time come to fully embrace the shift to renewable energy?……..  (subscribers only

January 9, 2021 - Posted by | general

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