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France awards 576 MW in oversubscribed onshore wind tender

Projects with a combined capacity of 576 MW were successful in the fourth call of tenders for onshore wind power capacity in France, the government said on Tuesday.

read more... 10/10/2019

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Fessenheim plant to shut by mid-2020

Units 1 and 2 of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant in eastern France will permanently shut down in February and June 2020, respectively, Secretary of State for Ecological and Solidarity Transition Emmanuelle Wargon said yesterday. Their closure had previously been set to coincide with the start-up of the Flamanville EPR, which has now been delayed until possibly the end of 2022.

read more... 30/09/2019

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France's EDF flags problems with nuclear welds, shares dive

French utility EDF has discovered problems with the weldings and other components in some of its nuclear reactors, it said on Tuesday, sending its shares down more than 8% as investors worried about potential closures.

read more... 11/09/2019

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Siemens wins €450m contract to build power plant in France

Siemens has secured a turnkey contract worth about €450m from Compagnie Electrique de Bretagne to build a new combined-cycle power plant in Landivisiau in western France.

read more... 05/09/2019

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France announces over 2 GW of solar tenders in 2020

France plans to open tenders for the construction of over 2,000 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in 2020, the government announced on Friday.

read more... 03/09/2019

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