EDF could shut power output at Golfech nuclear plant due to hot weather

22/07/2019 08:44 Nuclear

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French utility EDF could shut down production at its 2,600 megawatt capacity Golfech nuclear power plant in the south of France from Tuesday July 23, due to the high temperature forecast on the Garonne river.

The utility uses water from the river to cool the two reactors at the plant.

 

French meteorological services have forecast hot and dry weather across France next week, with a risk of a heatwave in the southeastern parts of the country.

Source: reuters.com

EBRD Finances Private-to-Private Solar Project in Jordan

20/08/2019 08:25:00

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development together with its partners is supporting a pioneering energy project in Jordan with a financial package of up to $35 million. The project will enable the telecom operator Orange Jordan to cover part of its demand with clean energy generated in solar plants.

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Belene project attracts five expressions of interest

20/08/2019 08:21:00

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.

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Equinor completes acquisition with Shell in the US Gulf of Mexico

20/08/2019 08:18:00

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has approved Equinor and Shell’s transaction announced in May 2019, whereby Equinor exercised its preferential right to acquire 22.45% interest in the Caesar Tonga oil field from Shell Offshore Inc for a total consideration of $965 million in cash.

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