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Macron weighs nuclear option as EDF pushes USD 50 billion renewal

Despite pledging to reduce French nuclear output, presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron may have to reconsider his campaign promise as the state controlled utility pushes a renewal program to expand the lifespan of its reactors. 

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French presidential favorite Emmanuel Macron may have to break a campaign pledge over the speed at which France reduces its dependence on nuclear power.

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