French power generation reduced by over 3 GW due to strike – RTE

PARIS – A nationwide strike has reduced French electricity generation by over three gigawatts (GW) on Thursday as gas and electricity sector workers join rail and public sector workers in a protest against planned reforms.

French grid operator RTE said power production has been cut at French nuclear, coal and oil-fired generation plants totalling over 3 GW.

Published in Reuters, 22nd March, 2018