Disabled reactor is the oldest French nuclear power plant

on Saturday the staff of the oldest French nuclear power plant “Fessenheim” turned off reactor No. 1. Energy company EDF gradually withdraw nuclear power plant, located North-East the country borders with Germany, out of service. 30 June it is planned to stifle the second reactor. At the peak of the power units “Fessenheim” produce 900 MW of power, RIA Novosti reported. The fuel from the reactors will be removed for maintenance work on cooling.

plans by 2035, close 14 nuclear reactors previously stated the President of France Emmanuel macron. Power generation at French nuclear power plants will fall by 50 percent.