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French, British regions unite for nuclear growth

French, British regions unite for nuclear growth

Economic development organisations in the South West of England and Normandy in northern France have agreed to collaborate in the creation of jobs, unlocking opportunities and attracting new investment in the nuclear sector within both regions.

Corporate 07 August 2018


EDF revises schedule, costs of Flamanville EPR

EDF revises schedule, costs of Flamanville EPR

Fuel loading at the Flamanville EPR will now take place in the fourth quarter of 2019, instead of the previously scheduled fourth quarter of this year. Its cost has increased from EUR10.5 billion to EUR10.9 billion.

New Nuclear 25 July 2018


India says French and US vendor talks ongoing

India says French and US vendor talks ongoing

India is in active talks with French and US companies on projects to build new nuclear power plants at Jaitapur and Kovvada, the country's minister of state, Jitendra Singh, has confirmed to parliament.

New Nuclear 23 July 2018


EDF maintains plant safety is a priority

EDF maintains plant safety is a priority

French utility EDF has refuted the findings of a parliamentary commission into the safety and security of the country's nuclear energy facilities, saying the report, contains "a number of factual errors".

Regulation & Safety 06 July 2018


Urenco to enrich reprocessed uranium

Urenco to enrich reprocessed uranium

Urenco is to provide enrichment services to EDF to support the recycling of uranium recovered from used nuclear fuel in French nuclear reactors under a new contract announced yesterday.

Uranium & Fuel 05 July 2018


China's Taishan 1 reactor connected to grid

China's Taishan 1 reactor connected to grid

Unit 1 of the Taishan nuclear power plant has been connected to the grid, becoming the world's first EPR to achieve grid connection and power generation. It is expected to enter commercial operation later this year.

New Nuclear 29 June 2018


EDF and Veolia partner on robotics and vitrification

EDF and Veolia partner on robotics and vitrification

EDF and Veolia are to co-develop robotic solutions for dismantling gas-cooled reactors and for vitrifying radioactive waste in France and worldwide, under a partnership agreement announced on 26 June.

Waste & Recycling 28 June 2018


EDF and GE sign strategic deal for six EPRs in India

EDF and GE sign strategic deal for six EPRs in India

GE and EDF have signed a strategic cooperation agreement for the planned construction of six EPR reactors at the Jaitapur site in Maharashtra, India. The document was announced by Xavier Ursat, senior executive vice president of EDF in charge of new nuclear projects and engineering, and Andreas Lusch, president and CEO of GE's Steam Power business.

New Nuclear 27 June 2018


Progress for Orano fuel cycle projects

Progress for Orano fuel cycle projects

E_Philippe_Shenzhen_22_June_(David-Matignon)-48China National Nuclear Corporation subsidiary CNLA and Orano Projects, a subsidiary of French nuclear company Orano, have agreed on preparatory works for a Chinese plant to process and recycle used nuclear fuel, Orano announced today. Orano is also reported to be planning investments in its French uranium conversion facility.

Corporate 25 June 2018


Progress for Orano fuel cycle projects

Progress for Orano fuel cycle projects

China National Nuclear Corporation subsidiary CNLA and Orano Projects, a subsidiary of French nuclear company Orano, have agreed on preparatory works for a Chinese plant to process and recycle used nuclear fuel, Orano announced today. Orano is also reported to be planning investments in its French uranium conversion facility.

Other News 25 June 2018