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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

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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

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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

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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

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Daily (17.04.2020): EUAs expiring in 2021 soared by 8.5% on Thursday due to nuclear concerns in France

Crude oil futures ended on a mixed note on Thursday, with Brent recording minor gains as some European countries decided to loosen up coronavirus restrictions. Hence, Brent crude rose by 13 cents, or 0.5%, to settle at $27.82 a barrel. U.S. WTI crude was unchanged at $19.87 a barrel, marking the second straight day at its lowest level since February 2002.

read more... 17/04/2020

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