Keyword: power

Half of power cables between France and UK damaged by storm

Four of eight seabed power cables between Folkestone and Calais, used to transfer electricity between the countries, were knocked out of action.

France set to extend life of nuclear reactors

Energy minister Ségolène Royal says she is ready to raise the limit on existing reactors to 50 years from 40 years.

French nuclear plant drone flights: three arrested

The two men and one woman in their early twenties were detained with at least one drone near a nuclear power station, say officials.

France must extend nuclear reactors' lifespan, reports national audit office

France's national audit office says it must extend the lifespan of its nuclear plants as renewal or alternative energies are too costly and too late.