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France's EDF says no damage found so far at Cruas nuclear plant after earthquake

Checks carried out by French utility EDF at its Cruas nuclear power plant have revealed no anomalies so far, a company executive said on Tuesday, after it extended outages at three of the facility’s reactors until Nov. 15.

read more... 13/11/2019

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Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP reconnects Unit 6 to grid after planned maintenance

Bulgaria's sole nuclear power plant (NPP) Kozloduy said on Thursday that it has reconnected its 1,000 MW Unit 6 to the grid following a planned annual maintenance.

read more... 25/10/2019

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Czech Republic needs more nuclear units, report shows

The Czech Republic will need to build not only one new unit at its Dukovany nuclear power plant, but also more reactors at Temelín if it is to avoid becoming dependent on electricity imports from 2030, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade Karel Havlíček said yesterday. Havlíček cited the latest Mid-term Adequacy Forecast (MAF CZ 2019) published on 18 October by high-voltage grid operator operator ČEPS.

read more... 23/10/2019

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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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