About a hundred jobs cut in Gardanne. The employment safeguard plan submitted by the Gazel Enegie group was validated by the Direccte, after having been rejected for the first time, which resulted in the loss of 98 jobs at the Gardanne power station, in the Bouches-du -Rhône. As reported by our colleagues from
Provence, this plan will lead to the elimination of a total of 219 jobs in France.
The coal-based electricity production unit will soon be shut down, the government planning to shut down French coal-fired power stations in 2022. A site conversion plan, which is being finalized, provides for the maintenance of the site. activity of electricity production from biomass, in addition to the creation of a production unit based on hydrogen and e-methanol.