Exit the Hercules project, welcome to the “Grand EDF”. The energy company reform project, supported for nearly two years by the group’s management, is now in the hands of Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy, who willingly stages his desire to succeed in this file. that gets bogged down. And this, in spite of the opposition of the trade unions, and the imperatives posed by the direction of the competition in Brussels. After changing the name of this project which crystallized the tensions, he multiplies the meetings to convince. In recent weeks, it has received energy industry unions and the various confederations. The exercise should continue, according to our information, with a series of exchanges between his cabinet, Afep (French Association of Private Companies) and Medef in the coming days. On the menu: the place of companies in the new regulation of the selling prices of nuclear electricity.
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