Belgium previously envisioned a gradual shutdown of Engie’s seven nuclear plants — which supply about half of the country’s electricity — by 2025, replacing them with a combination of new gas-fired plants, renewable energy, battery storage and electricity imports. Engie, who is expected to submit a long-term plan for the reactors, had previously said the timing set by the Belgian federal government is not compatible with the legal, regulatory and operational difficulties of such an expansion project.

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