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EDF reports faults on 4 reactors (3.6 GW) to ASN

EDF reported new faults on back-up generators at four of its 900 MW nuclear reactors earlier this month to French nuclear safety authority ASN, with repairs having been completed, it said on Tuesday.

read more... 28/04/2020


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


EDF cuts 2020 nuclear output goal by 20% to 300 TWh

EDF has reduced its 2020 nuclear output target by up to 20% to 300 TWh due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its reactor maintenance schedule, it said on Thursday.

read more... 17/04/2020


EDF to close Fessenheim reactor on 30 June despite virus

EDF will definitively shut down its Fessenheim 2 (880 MW) reactor on 30 June ,as planned, despite a reduction in staff at the site due to the coronavirus crisis, it said on Wednesday.

read more... 10/04/2020


Hungarian minister highlights importance of nuclear energy

The coronavirus pandemic has underlined the importance of the existing Paks nuclear power plant, which accounts for about half of Hungary's electricity generation, noted János Süli. The minister responsible for the design, construction and commissioning of two new reactors at Paks said that project will maintain the country's energy security and help revive its economy in the coming years.

read more... 03/04/2020