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EDF Renewables launches first floating PV plant

The 20MW project is forecast to produce the equivalent of the annual electricity consumption of 12,500 households

read more... 05/02/2021


French unions begin energy sector strikes over job fears from restructurings

The CGT union, alongside CFE-CGC, FCE-CFDT and Forces Ouvrieres (FO), had urged staff at EDF to strike for at least an hour, even those working remotely.

read more... 27/11/2020


EDF plans to announce new EPR nuclear reactor by mid-2021

EDF has faced costly delays in the construction of some plants, including its Flamanville 3 nuclear project in France which is more than a decade behind schedule

read more... 16/10/2020


EDF launches €2.4bn green bond issue

Fund raising ‘reaffirms’ energy producer’s renewables ambitions

read more... 09/09/2020


EDF to restart Hunterston B-7 soon

EDF has received regulatory approval to start generating low carbon power again from Reactor 3 at Hunterston B power station in Ayrshire, Scotland. This follows a two-year inspection and investment programme. EDF also said the plant will move into the defuelling phase no later than 7 January 2022. This is subject to a further inspection in the spring of 2021 and then regulatory approval for a final six months of operation.

read more... 28/08/2020