Economy

disruption expected on Wednesday

The “united strike” launched on Wednesday on the first day of annual wage negotiations will disrupt the circulation of certain regional trains, as well as several TGVs and Intercités, in particular on Paris-Lyon and south of Bordeaux, SNCF said on Monday, December 5. Disruptions are to be expected for TER in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Grand Est, Occitanie and…
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Economy

Faced with the energy crisis, the gift of electricity

This year, Laurent, 68, made a donation of one hundred euros for the first time on the EDF & Moi application. This contribution, which it plans to renew at the start of 2023, has helped precarious households to pay their electricity bills. “It was the argument that…
Economy

a new reform, for what?

The final arbitrations are underway and the timetable is becoming clearer: the pension reform will be presented around December 15, in any case before the Christmas holidays, Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne confirmed at the end of last week. The gradual decline in the…
Economy

Entry into force of the embargo against Russian oil

A new set of sanctions, this time targeting Russian oil, is due to come into force at the start of the week. It is Monday, December 5 that the embargo of the European Union on Russian oil transported by sea begins, which will eliminate two thirds of its purchases of crude oil from Russia. In addition, the 27 countries of the European Union, the G7 and Australia agreed on Friday 2 December on a…
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Economy

looking for small donors

There are small donations. There are no small donors. This is what associations, foundations and NGOs are insisting on, well aware that if donations of several thousand euros are essential to their resources, the aggregation of more modest donations, from a few cents to…
Economy

the city of Chinon wants EPRs

Under a thick morning mist, a small group of nuclear opponents led by Philippe Gardelle, a local figure in the Sortir dunuclear network, waits in front of the entrance hall of the Espace François-Rabelais in Chinon (Indre-et-Loire) to distribute leaflets. None wanted to take part in the round tables of the first forum, open to the general public, organized by local authorities on “the place of…
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Economy

difficult weekend in French stations

Only four out of 10 TGV and Intercity trains are running on average this weekend in France, due to a strike launched by a collective of controllers. The SNCF plans more precisely 1 train out of 2 on the TGV Nord, 1 out of 3 on the TGV Est, 1 out of 3 on the TGV Sud-Est, t 1…
Economy

small dams want to produce more

It’s 100% green electricity which can also be produced on demand, without depending for example on the sun and the wind. In the current context, with fears of running out of power this winter, hydroelectricity ticks all the boxes. It is even the leading source of renewable energy, with 58.4 TWh injected into the network last year. But behind the large dams of EDF and Engie, the sector of…
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