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EDF is turning the page of nuclear in the United States

French energy group EDF, which is a leading energy player and the largest operator of nuclear plants in the world, announced is abandoning nuclear energy in the United States, citing the impact of cheaper shale gas that transformed the market.

read more... 31/07/2013


France: EDF envisages a 5% increase in power tariffs in August

The French government has allowed French state-controlled power utility Electricite de France (EDF) to increase its electricity tariffs for residential consumers by 5% in August, and by the same share in August next year, citing recent increases of the company's production costs.

read more... 09/07/2013


UK unveils GBP 10 billion of financial guarantees for Hinkley Point nuclear reactor

The UK government has announced its initiative to encourage investment in nuclear power by offering 10 billion pounds (GBP) (15.2 billion US dollars, 11.6 billion euros) of financial guarantees to French generator EDF for the construction of a new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point.

read more... 02/07/2013


EDF may erase hopes of new nuclear power plants in UK

The U.K. government is seeking to restore nuclear energy as part of a program to limit its carbon emissions and has been in talks with French state-controlled EDF, the world's largest nuclear operator, to build as many as four new reactors.

read more... 19/04/2013


EDF gets green light for the construction of Hinkley Point C nuclear reactor

The French energy major EDF got green light from UK’s energy secretary on Tuesday to build the nation’s first new nuclear power station at in Somerset in almost 20 years.

read more... 21/03/2013