Working paper icon

Working paper

The French Disconnection – Reducing the nuclear share in France’s energy mix

Subtitle:
OIES paper: SP 32
Abstract:

France is debating its energy transition, triggered by President Hollande’s pledge to reduce nuclear power’s dominant share in the country’s electricity mix. The debate has yet to produce a new energy law, but has shaken French complacency that they completed their energy transition years ago by decarbonising their electricity through nuclear power. It has also raised the question of the long term future and replacement of France’s 58 reactors. This paper argues against early closure of react...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (other)
Version:
Publisher's version

Actions


Access Document


Files:

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Publisher's website
Publication date:
2014-01-01
URN:
uuid:76dea43a-4387-4600-bb1d-ab3ecc1aa5cc
Local pid:
ora:10375
ISBN:
978-1-907555-88-6
Language:
English

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP