By 2028, 34 of the 58 reactors will be celebrating their fortieth anniversary, the maximum operating age set during the construction of the park. EDF over-indebted does not have the means to replace these reactors at the end of their life. This film tells how France, by political choice, became totally dependent on nuclear energy until it got into a dangerous impasse. This film also shows that, at the same time as the aging of nuclear power plants, several strategic dams at EDF are showing some worrying signs of weakness. Who were the players in this nuclear power strategy? How was it imposed behind the scenes of the State, what were the key moments? What are the real reasons and risks today for extending the life of the fleet in operation? A rigorous investigation at the heart of the French nuclear machine with the testimonies of the various actors of the sector.
Public Senat 22nd Sept 2018 read more »