Highlights 32 out of 56 French reactors currently offline EDF committed to restart all reactors: minister Platts Analytics forecasts Dec. to average 44 GW France’s government is to closely monitor EDF’s attempts to restart all its 56 French reactors this winter, energy minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher said Sept. 2. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Unprecedented outages, with 32 reactors currently offline, have added risk premiums to French winter power prices with some monthly contracts spiking above Eur2,000/MWh on Aug. 26. The government will monitor weekly progress in returning those reactors, the minister said after a special government meeting on energy security issues. “EDF is committed [engaged] to restart all its reactors this winter,” the minister said. This was in line with the current availability schedule listing six reactors that will return only in the first quarter of 2023. The government will […]