The number of unpaid gas and electricity instalments rose again in 2018

Gas, Electricity: The Number of Unpaid Installments Rose Again in 2018

FINANCE: The number of homes in France unable to pay gas and electricity bills rose again in 2018 The number of interventions for outstanding payments rose again in 2018, said Thursday the National Energy Ombudsman, which calls for the establishment of additional support measures for the most fragile households. The number of interventions has increased by […]

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High Winds from Storm Leiv has left 250,000 homes without power

Storm Leiv: At Least 250,000 Homes without Electricity, End of Red Alert

WEATHER: The storm Leiv caused wind gusts recorded at 148 km/h in Cap Ferret on the Gironde coast … We were expecting a storm of exceptional violence. At least 250,000 homes were without electricity Saturday morning after the passage of the storm “Leiv” in three departments of the Southwest of France (Charente, Charente-Maritime and Gironde), […]

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Homes in the Vendée are still without power after Storm Leiv

Storm Leiv in Vendée: Still Homes Without Power

The bulk of Storm Leiv has passed. However, 5,500 homes were left without electricity for 10 hours. The Enedis teams are hard at work for a quick recovery. The winds are weakening across the department, falling below 80 km/hour on the coast. The Noirmoutier Bridge is open to traffic.  5,500 households are without electricity. These […]

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End of Orange alert for snow in Corsica

Corsica: End of the Orange Alert for Snow

Meteo France ends the orange alert in Corsica because of heavy snowfall. 3600 homes are still without power. Weather conditions complicate the work of the EDF teams. About 3 600 households were left without electricity in the early afternoon Sunday because snowfall that affected Corsica, where the orange alert has been lifted by Météo France. […]

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Reactor shutdown: The electricity supply tight this winter 1

Reactor shutdown: The electricity supply tight this winter

The transmission network has announced that electrical supply would be “more difficult to ensure” this winter due to the shutdown of several reactors of the French nuclear fleet. In case of cold weather, exceptional solutions are considered as interruption of the power supply to certain sites. Electrical supply is “tricky” to make this winter than […]

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45,000 homes without power after extreme weather affected the region

Nantes: 45,000 Homes Without Power in the Region

Severe Thunderstorms during the evening around the region of Nantes, has left 45,000 homes without power … Severe thunderstorms occurred during the night provoking many incidents on the electrical network of Pays de la Loire, mainly in the departments Maine et Loire, Sarthe and Mayenne. 45,000 customers were without power in the Loire Valley at 7.30am […]

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