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Daily: Spot French power contract rallies on extended number of outages at EDF’s nuclear plants

Crude oil prices ended down more than 1 percent on Thursday as investors remained skeptical about whether OPEC will cap its production. U.S. crude lost 68 cents, or 1.5 percent, to settle at $44.66 per barrel. At one moment, oil had declined more than $1 a barrel and hit a session low of $44.37. Brent crude eased 51 cents, or 1.1 percent, to end at $46.35 a barrel. It reached a session low of 45.99.

read more... 04/11/2016


EDF defers production restart at two nuclear reactors

French state-run utility EDF has delayed the planned restart of two nuclear reactors, French grid operator RTE announced on its website on Monday.

read more... 01/11/2016


EDF: French government says no to suspending ARENH mechanism

Bad news for EDF. The government will not allow utility EDF to suspend the ARENH mechanism under which it is required to sell part of the nuclear power it produces to its competitors.

read more... 26/10/2016


EDF will test 12 nuclear reactors in carbon investigation

French state-controlled utility EDF declared on Wednesday it would accomplish more tests on 12 nuclear reactors during their scheduled outages in the future months, which might affect the length of the outage period for several of the reactors.

read more... 29/09/2016


EDF and Britain will ink Hinkley Point contracts on Thursday

French state-controlled utility EDF has decided to ink agreements with the British government for its Hinkley Point nuclear project on Thursday, as mentioned by French financial daily Les Echos.

read more... 26/09/2016