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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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French regulator aims electricity price speculation with recent ARENH rules

French energy markets regulator CRE suggested on Tuesday stricter rules under which alternative energy providers purchase electricity from nuclear power station run by state-controlled utility EDF.

read more... 08/11/2016

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EDF cuts 2016 nuclear production after reactor restart postpones

French state-controlled utility EDF on Thursday reduced its 2016 nuclear power production for the second time this year after previously announcing that the restart of five nuclear reactors experiencing safety checks would be postponed until the end of December.

read more... 04/11/2016

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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

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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

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