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IAEA commends French nuclear waste programme

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released the final report from its January 2018 mission to France to review radioactive waste management and decommissioning in the country. The review team said it had been "impressed with the nature and implementation of the French national programme".

read more... 20/05/2020


France’s April nuclear output plunges to record low

French nuclear output fell 16% year on year to 26.7 TWh in April, a record low for the month, amid the coronavirus crisis, preliminary TSO data showed on Friday.

read more... 04/05/2020


EDF reports faults on 4 reactors (3.6 GW) to ASN

EDF reported new faults on back-up generators at four of its 900 MW nuclear reactors earlier this month to French nuclear safety authority ASN, with repairs having been completed, it said on Tuesday.

read more... 28/04/2020


EDF poised to lodge Sizewell C nuclear plant application

EDF is poised to submit a planning application for a large nuclear power station on England’s east coast despite opponents’ complaints that Britain’s coronavirus lockdown will hamper proper scrutiny of the project.

read more... 27/04/2020


EDF cuts 2020 nuclear output goal by 20% to 300 TWh

EDF has reduced its 2020 nuclear output target by up to 20% to 300 TWh due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its reactor maintenance schedule, it said on Thursday.

read more... 17/04/2020