Latest European Pressurized Reactor Stories

2008-09-28 00:00:27

By Margareta Pagano Vincent de Rivaz, the chief executive of France's EDF Energy, which is now in control of the UK's nuclear energy programme, doesn't laugh when I ask if he has succeeded where Napoleon failed. "It's not a war," he says, very seriously.

2008-09-18 06:00:34

By Anthony Harrington NOW is a busy time for the various consortia who have submitted designs for the UK's new generation of nuclear power facilities.

2008-09-14 03:00:21

By Scarola, Jim 1. What is Progress Energy 's motivation in applying for combined operating license for Shearon Harris Units 2 and 3? Since the company last added baseload generation in the Carolinas in the mid- 1980s, Progress Energy Carolinas has added almost half a million new customers.

2008-09-10 03:00:20

The EDF Group has increased its stake in the US-based power generator Constellation Energy Group from 4.97% to 9.51%, through the acquisition of shares on the market.

2008-09-06 03:00:21

By Christopher, Tom 1. How do you foresee the stability of the electrical generation industry in terms of consumer's price in the next five years? I had a really interesting analysis shown to me a couple of months ago.

2008-08-18 12:00:49

By Steven Erlanger Maia de la Baume contributed reporting from Paris and Matthew L. Wald contributed from Washington. * It looks like an ordinary building site, but for the two massive, rounded concrete shells looming above the ocean, like dusty mushrooms.

2008-08-15 06:00:35

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ff9d59/frances_nuclear_p) has announced the addition of the "France's Nuclear Power Market Potential" report to their offering.

2008-08-12 09:01:19

French electricity generation major EDF and the China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Company have signed the final agreements for the creation of the Guangdong Taishan Nuclear Power Joint Venture Company, to construct and operate two European pressurized water reactor nuclear power stations modeled on EDF's existing reactor at Flamanville in Normandy, France, at Taishan in the Chinese province of Guangdong.

2008-08-11 15:01:12

By DOUGLAS HAMILTON ANALYSIS BRITISH Energy still hopes to strike a takeover deal with EDF, but the cash-rich French utility has a number of other options it could pursue if negotiations with the East-Kilbride- based nuclear power generator collapse.

2008-08-07 06:00:40

By Marie Maitre If Electricite de France fails to persuade British Energy shareholders to accept its bid, EDF will not be short of options or cash to build on its global nuclear leadership and develop such new businesses as natural gas.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]