2.1 billion euros

French state to inject 2.1bln euros into utility giant EDF

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French economy and finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Friday announced the injection of 2.1 billion euros into the funds of the country's electricity-based utilty giant EDF, to help offset the halting for servicing of nuclear reactors, and the below-market-price supply of electricity, but also timed with the programme announced this week of the building of several more nuclear energy plants.