The exploitation of Flamanville reactor delayed by 2 years

07/07/2010 09:51 Electricity Market

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The construction of the French nuclear reactor at Flamanville is expected to be delayed by up to two years, according to the Figaro newspaper.

Nuclear reactor builder Areva, the civil engineering company Bouygues and Alstom are all implied in building the Flamanville reactor of EDF. The 1.600 MW European Pressurized Reactor (EPR) was scheduled to be achieved by 2012 and become operational in 2013, though the project is facing serious technical issues. EDF officials refused to confirm the situation, referring to the need of a deep analysis.

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