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EDF: French annual nuclear power production down 3.8% in 2012

French annual nuclear power production from 58 reactors owned by EDF totaled 404.9 TWh last year, a decrease of 3.8% compared to 421.1 TWh in 2011, this being the first decline since the crisis in 2009 (- 6.6%).

read more... 23/01/2013

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EDF’s eight nuclear power stations produced 60 TWh electricity output

EDF Energy has recently announced that its eight nuclear power stations produced 60 TWh of electricity output, beating a new record of production, the highest in seven years.

read more... 17/01/2013

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French government to compensate EDF for a renewable tax deficit

The French government agreed on Monday to pay state-controlled power utility Electricite de France SA (EDF) €4.9 billion ($6.57 billion) in order to compensate costs related to the purchasing of electricity generated by renewable sources and subsidies for electricity sold to the poor, move that increased EDF's shares by about 5%.

read more... 15/01/2013

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EDF unveils a sharp rise in costs for Flamanville nuclear reactor construction

French state-controlled power giant Electricite de France (EDF) announced that it will increase costs for the nuclear reactor it is building in Flamanville, northern France to €8.5 billion ($10.6 billion).

read more... 07/12/2012

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EDF Extend life of Hunterston B nuclear power plant until 2023

Hunterston B nuclear power plant has been operating since 1976, and has a combined capacity of 890,000kW. It had been scheduled to close in 2016, but yesterday, power firm EDF Energy has announced that the operating life of Hunterston B nuclear power station in Ayrshire has been extended by seven years.

read more... 04/12/2012

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