The French nuclear plant, Fessenheim, has been officially shut down after more than four decades, the BBC reported on Tuesday.

It has been the subject of several years of protests, but Fessenheim, located near the border with Germany and Switzerland, is capable of producing up to 70% of total power consumption. Of Alsace County.

However, following the closure of the French nuclear plant, known as France's oldest nuclear plant, it is becoming questionable how the authorities will be able to replenish the supplies it has made, and especially to Loss of employment of the local population;

France has previously shown a strong commitment to reduce the use of nuclear plants in the country, with plans to close a total of 12 nuclear plants by 2035.

Edit: Sun Lee