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Post-COVID recovery brings decarbonisation opportunity

The world's response to COVID-19 is also an opportunity to meet strategic goals that include reducing carbon emissions and attaining a healthier, more sustainable environment, while ensuring economic recovery, the leaders of the Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) and World Nuclear Association said yesterday.

read more... 08/06/2020

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Government Approves Phase One Of Latina Decommissioning

Italy's Ministry of Economic Development has issued a decree authorising state-owned nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management company Sogin to begin phase one of decommissioning the Latina nuclear power plant in Lazio, south of Rome.

read more... 05/06/2020

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EDF terminates nuclear electricity supply contracts

French utility EDF has notified three energy suppliers - Alpiq, Gazel Energie and Total Direct Energie - of the termination of their contracts under a mechanism that allows rival suppliers to buy electricity produced by EDF's nuclear power plants. The suppliers had sought to invoke the force majeure clause in their supply contracts with EDF.

read more... 04/06/2020

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French nuclear output slumps to multi-year low in May

French nuclear output hit its lowest point since 2012 in May, falling 22.4% year on year to 24.6 TWh, as power demand remains affected by the coronavirus crisis, preliminary data from TSO RTE data showed on Monday.

read more... 02/06/2020

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EDF submits application to build 3.2 GW Sizewell C nuclear plant in UK

EDF Energy has submitted an application to the UK's Planning Inspectorate to build two 1.6 GW nuclear reactors at its Sizewell site in Suffolk, it said Wednesday.

read more... 28/05/2020

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