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China will purchase 33.5% stake in EDF’s Hinkley Point C nuclear facility in UK

China General Nuclear Power (CGN) has inked an investment deal with EDF for the building and operation of the suggested Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset, the country’s first new nuclear plant to be constructed in more than 20 years.

read more... 23/10/2015


EDF and Chinese partners on the edge to conclude Hinkley Point nuclear deal

EDF and Chinese partners are on the edge to conclude a deal to build the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant and are preparing to ink a heads of terms agreement during next week’s visit by Chinese president Xi Jinping in Britain.

read more... 15/10/2015


Areva and EDF will preserve 66 percent of nuclear reactor firm

The French government wants utility EDF and nuclear conglomerate Areva, both state-owned, to preserve a stake of 66 percent in Areva's previous reactor building unit Areva NP, as stated by a government source on Tuesday.

read more... 07/10/2015


Chinese companies envisaging 30% or less in Hinkley Point

The two Chinese firms expected to aid fund the Hinkley Point nuclear plant in Britain are only ready to take a 30 percent stake in the project, as reported in the Times on Saturday, in a blow to the site's proprietor EDF.

read more... 05/10/2015


Cheniere inks agreement to sell 24 LNG cargoes to France's EDF

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Cheniere Energy made known on Monday about an agreement to vend around 24 cargoes to French energy giant EDF from 2017 through 2018.

read more... 22/09/2015