Keyword: Shutdown

France plans closure of 17 nuclear reactors by 2025

Environment minister Nicolas Hulot has announced a plan to shut down 17 out of France's 58 nuclear reactors as part of a pledge to reduce the share of nuclear production of the country's energy from 75 percent to 50 percent by the year 2025, although he did not detail which plants would be partially or totally closed.

France to shut down 'some' nuclear reactors, pledges new minister

New French environment and energy minister Nicolas Hulot, a figurehead of the French Green movement, announced on Monday 'we are going to close some nuclear reactors and it won't be just a symbolic move'.

D-Day memorial among 24 overseas cemeteries closed by U.S. government shutdown

Ten cemeteries in France, including the D-Day Memorial in Normandy, have been hit by the political impasse in Washington.