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EDF to Delay Applying for UK Nuclear Plant Building Consent

LONDON - Utility EDF said on Thursday it will apply for development consent later than planned to build its Sizewell C nuclear plant in Britain due to the coronavirus crisis.

read more... 27/03/2020


Russia and Bangladesh expand nuclear cooperation

A number of documents have been signed between Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and the government of Bangladesh that will enhance existing bilateral cooperation in the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes. Russia is currently constructing a two-unit nuclear power plant at Rooppur, Bangladesh.

read more... 19/03/2020


TenneT to invest up to €5bn a year

Dutch/German transmission system operator TenneT expects to increase its investment level to €4bn to €5bn annually in the coming years, as a result of the phase out of coal and nuclear power plants and the growth of offshore wind energy.

read more... 16/03/2020


EDF 2020 nuclear output could hit 21-year low – update

EDF has cut its 2020 nuclear output target to a lower floor of 375 TWh and an upper ceiling of 390 TWh, owing to several unforeseen factors.

read more... 14/02/2020


France faces tough Arenh reform talks with EC – minister

Talks with the European Commission over plans to reform sales of French nuclear output to rivals will be no “walk in the park” as Brussels has “state aid and competition distortion” concerns, said France’s energy minister. “You can imagine that when we propose a regulatory mechanism for prices at a European level, there are indeed fears of state aid, fears of distortion of competition, but that is what we must respond to,” Elisabeth Borne told Montel on the sidelines of an energy conference in Paris.

read more... 07/02/2020