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France looking at nationalizing hydropower to settle EU antitrust dispute, minister says

By Arezki Yaïche
  • 04 Feb 2021 11:14
  • 04 Feb 2021 11:14
France's hydropower concessions could be fully nationalized to bring an end to an EU competition dispute, the French minister for the ecological transition told lawmakers today.

“The government is exploring among other scenarios, a path allowed by the concessions law which will renew without competition the hydroelectric concessions under a dedicated state-owned entity,

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