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UK will begin approval process for Chinese nuclear reactor at Bradwell

The British government has requested nuclear regulators to begin the process for consenting a Chinese-designed reactor for a suggested plant in Britain, likely to be one of the first new plants in decades.

read more... 11/01/2017

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EDF ups production at two nuclear reactors

French state-controlled utility EDF is boosting production at its 900 megawatt (MW) Gravelines 2 and Tricastin 3 nuclear reactors on Tuesday.

read more... 27/12/2016

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EDF advances relaunch of three reactors involved in safety investigation

French utility EDF has advanced the relaunch date of three nuclear reactors involved in a safety investigation, signaling it may have obtained the authorization from safety regulator ASN to restart production.

read more... 12/12/2016

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France: EDF receives the approval to restart some nuclear reactors

French winter electricity supply concerns could alleviate after nuclear safety regulator ASN allowed EDF to restart some nuclear reactors involved in a safety investigation.

read more... 06/12/2016

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French EDF acquires Areva's reactor assets

French state-owned power utility EDF signed a contract on November 15 to acquire loss-making Areva’s nuclear reactors in a deal worth 2.5 billion euros ($2.7 billion).

read more... 16/11/2016

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