Macron begins shutting down Nuclear Power Plants rising electricity prices

French President Emmanuel Macron has said the country will move more slowly than promised to cap the amount of energy it derives from nuclear energy.

Amid daily protests about high energy prices, Mr Macron said France will shut down 14 nuclear reactors by 2035 out of 58 now in order.

He said France would cap the amount of electricity it derives from nuclear plants at 50 per cent by 2035, which is a delay compared with the goal of 2025 set by his predecessor Francois Hollande.

France depends more on nuclear energy than any other country, getting about three-quarters of its electricity from [READ MORE HERE]

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