Is the nuclear phase-out a financially viable option for France?
Is the nuclear phase-out a financially viable option for France? / François Lévêque, EU energy policy blog, 18 janvier 2012
Could Fukushima put an end to the French exception? Everybody in France is now talking about, and arguing for or against, a prospective nuclear phase-out. Political Candidates running for the next presidency defend their affirmative or negative position on this issue with figures published in several recent studies assessing the investment costs of an eventual a potential phase-out, as opposed to a continuation of the current power generation model. Unsurprisingly, the numbers differ. Why?…