Emmanuel Macron clearly enjoyed this exercise. Two weeks after its premiere, the President of the Republic again scheduled a meeting with the French this Sunday evening to answer their questions. The topic was again ecology.
Once again developing its energy strategy “at the same time”, betting on both renewable energy and nuclear energy, France boasted of the progress made by France in relation to the production of “green hydrogen”, a sector to which the executive intends to dedicate 9 billion euros Emmanuel Macron took possession of Jeanne, an internet user who believes the electric car is an “energy scam”. The head of state says he wants to secure battery production in France until he becomes an exporter.
Already mentioned projects in Lyon and Bordeaux
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“We have started deploying terminals. We will meet our goal of deploying 100,000 public terminals,” he continues. Then Emmanuel Macron spoke about public transport and the resumption of night trains. Before making my statement of the day: “I want us to have a great national ambition, which is to develop the RER network in ten major French cities in the ten largest French cities. »
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Emmanuel Macron did not give any details about this announcement, either in terms of timing or funding. Some cities, however, did not wait for the president’s statements to announce their ambitions. Thus, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region has initiated such a Lyon RER project to be fully operational by 2035 with an estimated cost of between 1.4 and 7 billion euros. The President of the region spoke in favor of new trains of greater capacity, capable of accommodating more passengers. Bordeaux did not stand aside, as public consultations on this issue were held until 19 November.