February 19, 2018 / 7:37 AM / a month ago

French utility EDF says notified of a strike at a nuclear plant

PARIS (Reuters) - French state-controlled utility EDF (EDF.PA) has been notified of a strike starting Monday until Wednesday Feb. 21 which could lead to a fall in electricity generation at a nuclear power plant, French grid operator RTE said in a note on its website.

The logo of France's state-owned electricity company EDF is seen on the company's headquarters in Paris, France, November 24, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

    The RTE did not give any further details about the strike.

    It said in a separate note that production at EDF’s 900 megawatts Fessenheim 1 reactor had been halted due to a strike early on Monday.

    Reporting by Bate FelixEditing by Sudip Kar-Gupta

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