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EDF extends Bugey 3 outage, stops other units (4.8 GW)

EDF has extended an outage at its French Bugey 3 (910 MW) reactor by 10 days to 10 June, while stopping other units for modulation, reducing total capacity by 4.8 GW, transparency data showed on Friday.

read more... 22/05/2020

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France to see new reactor maintenance calendar in days

French utility EDF will soon present an updated calendar of reactor maintenance outages, after the previous schedule had to be modified amid the health crisis, energy minister Elisabeth Borne said.

read more... 20/04/2020

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German reactor enters decommissioning

During the shutdown process, output from the 1392 MWe pressurised water reactor was gradually reduced by the stepwise insertion of the control rods into the reactor core. EnBW said this process - the same as that carried out prior to planned annual maintenance and refuelling outages - went "technically as planned and without any special features".

read more... 03/01/2020

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France's EDF extends Cruas 2 nuclear reactor outage to Saturday

French utility EDF on Wednesday extended the outage at its 900 MW Cruas 2 nuclear reactor by two days until Saturday, adding that resumption of power generation could be delayed by ongoing safety checks following an earthquake.

read more... 05/12/2019

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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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