In Corrèze, will the water battle happen? | EUROtoday

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Dn the east of Corrèze, you typically must journey a number of kilometers earlier than you see a home. Welcome to Xaintrie, a granite plateau lower by deep gorges, shaped by the course of three rivers, together with the Dordogne. Bucolic, stress-free, good for a inexperienced getaway… or for a water battle.

The space is on the coronary heart of an power undertaking that has been inflicting pressure for a number of a long time: the development of a pumped storage power switch station (Step) on the place referred to as Redenat, within the commune of Auriac. Estimate: 1 billion euros, to construct a dam and two water reservoirs, positioned at completely different heights.

The complete factor will work like a hydroelectric energy station, however reversible. The precept of the Step is to make use of the electrical energy produced throughout the day to…

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