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French power output down over 1.5 GW as workers start protest over restructuring

A strike by employees at French utility EDF in protest against a plan to restructure the state-controlled company cut power generation at two nuclear reactors and two gas-fired power plants on Wednesday evening, company data showed.

read more... 17/10/2019

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EDF nuclear power generation fell 8.6% in September

Electricity generation from French nuclear reactors operated by utility EDF fell 8.6% year-on-year in September to 27.5 terawatt hours (TWh) due to a high number of reactor outages, the company said on Monday.

read more... 08/10/2019

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Bulgarian nuclear regulator extends licence of NPP Kozloduy Unit 6

Bulgaria's nuclear regulator granted a ten-year extension of the operational licence of the 1,000-megawatt Unit 6 of the country's sole nuclear power plant (NPP) Kozloduy, he country's energy ministry said on Tuesday.

read more... 02/10/2019

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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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Romania's Nuclearelectrica says reconnects unit 1 reactor

Romanian state-owned nuclear power producer Nuclearelectrica said it has reconnected its Unit 1 reactor to the national grid late on Tuesday after completing works at some process parametres.

read more... 25/09/2019

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