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France’s new-generation nuclear plant delayed again via Tech Explore

by Julien Mivielle, Tom Barfield Electricity giant EDF on Wednesday announced a further delay and cost overruns for France’s flagship new-generation nuclear plant, in a blow to President Emmanuel Macron’s strategy of making atomic power a cornerstone of energy policy. … Continue reading

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Greenpeace raises alarm over Flamanville nuclear plant document dump via TRT World

Greenpeace France says it has received thousands of pages of detailed plans of the site, the location of security cameras and descriptions of electronic surveillance, questioning whether the documents are circulating in public. Greenpeace France has said that it has … Continue reading

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Unfinished Nuclear Plants Raise Safety Doubts via Climate News Network

A new generation of giant reactors, meant to provide fresh hope for nuclear power in Europe, has been found to have a serious safety problem. LONDON, 13 April, 2015 − The future of the world’s biggest nuclear reactor, under construction … Continue reading

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EDF : French Nuclear Body : Level 1 Incident At Flamanville’s Plant via 4-traders

PARIS–A leak at the reactor No. 1 of Electricite de France SA’s (EDF.FR) Flamanville plant late Wednesday didn’t trigger any environmental damage or threatened the health of any employee, the French nuclear safety regulator Autorite de Surete Nucleaire said Thursday. … Continue reading

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Government to rip up rulebook and subsidise new nuclear plants via The Independent

Academics claim ministers are set to break promise not to write blank cheques in bid to reassure foreign investors The Government is planning to write a “blank cheque” to the nuclear industry by underwriting the cost of new power stations, … Continue reading

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French Power Gap May Accelerate on Nuclear Shutdowns, Grid Says via Bloomberg

France may be hit by a shortage of generating capacity a year earlier than forecast because of the planned closing of outdated fossil-fuel plants and two nuclear reactors, grid operator Reseau de Transport d’Electricite said.Power supply will be assured until … Continue reading

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