- January 24, 2019
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Cold temperatures in France are increasing power demand and the utility giant, EDF, experienced a 24 hour strike at its power generation units. The strike impacted the country's nuclear and coal power generation Monday evening. Generation was down 80% at St Alban plant 1, 32% at Cordemais coal 4 and completely offline at Cordemais 5. According to Kallanish Energy, neither the grid operator nor EDF has commented on the reasons for the strike.