The shutdown of several nuclear reactors due to corrosion issues has contributed to the French electricity price increase. Photo: AFP
The shutdown of several nuclear reactors due to corrosion issues has contributed to the French electricity price increase. Photo: AFP
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France vows to ‘contain’ soaring electricity costs as prices rise over nuclear reactor shutdowns, Ukraine war

  • The energy price cap, in place until the end of 2022, will soften the blow for households ahead of next year’s ‘contained increase’ price hikes
  • Shutdown of French nuclear reactors, higher energy prices from the Russian invasion of Ukraine have raised costs in France

The shutdown of several nuclear reactors due to corrosion issues has contributed to the French electricity price increase. Photo: AFP
The shutdown of several nuclear reactors due to corrosion issues has contributed to the French electricity price increase. Photo: AFP
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