France’s EDF to close Fessenheim nuclear plant in February 2020


(Reuters) France’s state-controlled power group EDF plans to shut down the Number 1 reactor of its Fessenheim nuclear power plant on Feb. 22, 2020 and the Number 2 reactor at that same plant on June 30, EDF said on Monday. 

“The compensation payments over Fessenheim are expected to amount to a total of nearly 400 million euros ($437.5 million)”, EDF said in a statement.

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