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US News A nuclear mini nuclear power plant? The idea of ​​the President of the Pays de la Loire makes an outcry

15:35  22 october  2021
15:35  22 october  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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La centrale à Charbon de Cordemais, le long de la Loire, entre Nantes et Saint-Nazaire... EDF a annoncé son arrêt, avant 2026, conformément aux engagements de la France pour limiter les émissions de CO2. © Archives Franck Dubray / West-France The Cordemais Central Central, along the Loire, between Nantes and Saint-Nazaire ... EDF announced Its judgment, before 2026, in accordance with the commitments of France to limit CO2 emissions.

Emmanuel Macron wants to accelerate the creation of a new generation of nuclear mini-reactors. This Friday, October 22, Christelle Morançais, president of the Pays de la Loire, proposes to host this technology to Cordemais, to convert the large central carbon plant from Loire-Atlantique.

Surprise, this Friday, October 22, at the end of the Regional Council of the Loire Countries. At the turn of a question about the future of the great port of Nantes-Saint-Nazaire, President Lr Christelle Morançais voted in favor of the establishment of an "Nuclear Pent" ​​ on the Cordemais site .

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EDF announced in July the abandonment of the reconversion ecocombust project of this coal thermal power plant.

"For the future of the region"

"The region wants to help offer the Cordemais site a useful future for industrial employment and know-how, useful for the territory, but also, and above all, useful for Our environment, esteem Christelle Morançais. Nuclear power is a clean energy, very little emitting greenhouse gas, which must allow us, in addition to the development of renewable energies, to sustainably support the economic dynamism of our region ".

The President pleaded for the construction of mini-central SMR

as part of the fight against global warming, President Emmanuel Macron pleads for the construction of mini-central SMR (Small Modular Reactors: small modular reactors) so to replace the electrical production of CO2 emitting thermal power plants.

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The Loire Country Region Chairperson indicated that it was talking about the subject with the CEO of EDF and is held "at the disposal of the elected and the actors of the territory to work, collectively, to The implementation of this fundamental project for our future ".

"Good luck"

The announcement, not provided for in the program of this regional assembly, surprised the elected representatives of the regional opposition.

The ecologist Matthew orphan reacts, a little stomach: " instead of developing new technologies, Christelle Morançais announces an SMR reactor, a non-renewable and hypothetical technology, which does not exist and which will produce its first kilowatts / hour. At best before 2035. This means the unparallery, while we must find solutions very quickly, on energy.

He adds: "It's not the first nuclear power plant that we are trying to put us in Pays de la Loire." in vain. "Good luck", Ironise Matthew orphan.

Weather. Rain and wind over most of the country

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"A madness"

"It's a madness. Neither coal nor nuclear, it is necessary to go to 100% renewable and to make cordemais an energy transition pole, for example around the ecocombust project, " estimate Matthias Tavel and Sabine Lalande, regional advisers France unsuitable.

with EcoCombust , the representatives of the employees of this plant, which employs 330 people, hoped to produce energy from green waste and wood. But given the cost of investment (150 million) and the flight of raw materials, EDF preferred to give up.

Cordemais must close by 2026. France abandons its coal plants, as part of the fight against global warming.

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