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Daily (27.08.2019): French spot power price hiked by more than 45% on higher demand predictions

Oil prices fell on Monday after France’s president rose hopes for an deal between the United States and Iran on nuclear standoff. Brent crude dropped by 1.1% to end at $58.70 a barrel. WTI crude lost 1% to close at $53.64 a barrel.

read more... 27/08/2019

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Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear plant secures Russian financing

Sberbank, Russia's state-owned banking and financial services company will provide a $400 million loan for the construction of Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear power station, the bank announced on Wednesday.

read more... 22/08/2019

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EDF Energy gets nod to restart nuclear plant where cracks were found

EDF Energy has been granted approval to restart a reactor at its Hunterston B nuclear power plant in Scotland where cracks were found last year.

read more... 21/08/2019

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Belene project attracts five expressions of interest

Five companies have expressed interest in Bulgaria’s invitation for strategic investment in the construction of Belene nuclear power plant on the Danube River near the Romanian border. According to national newspaper 24 Chasa, China National Nuclear Corporation, Framatome, General Electric, Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power and Rosatom have all applied for the selection process.

read more... 20/08/2019

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Rosatom postpones fast reactor project, report says

Rosenergoatom, the nuclear power plant operator subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom is expected to receive about RUB280 billion (USD4 billion) less in state funding for the construction of new nuclear reactors in Russia owing to the postponement of its fast neutron reactor programme, Russian newspaper Kommersant reported last week, citing anonymous sources.

read more... 14/08/2019

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