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France could go dark this winter

1 month ago   |   By RT

Officials say the country may lack electricity during cold snaps and have not ruled out outages
France may face rolling blackouts this winter if its electrical grid comes under severe stress due to cold weather and high demand, Xavier Piechaczyk, the head of energy regulator RTE, said on Thursday.
In an interview to France Info radio, he highlighted the risks of power supply shortages in January as the country struggles to restart its nuclear reactors, which were put offline for maintenance.
France produces roughly 70% of its electricity from a nuclear fleet of 56 reactors and 22 of them...
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