Latest European Pressurized Reactor Stories

2008-08-05 03:00:42

French nuclear engineering major Areva has signed a $200 million contract with Taiwan Power Company to supply boiling water reactor fuel assemblies for each of the two units at the Chinshan and Kuosheng nuclear power plants in Taiwan.

2008-07-28 12:01:00

ST. LOUIS, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, a Missouri-based utility subsidiary of Ameren Corporation , announced the company submitted today a combined Construction and Operating License Application (COLA) to the U.S.

2008-07-27 12:00:39

By Julia Werdigier Electricite de France is close to buying British Energy Group, Britain's largest producer of nuclear power, for as much as pound(s)12 billion to gain control over its eight atomic plants and land where more plants could be built, a person briefed on the takeover plan said Friday.

2008-07-21 15:00:56

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 21, 2008) - (TSX:VLN) - Velan SAS, Velan Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary located in Lyon, France, has been selected by CNPEC (China Nuclear Power Engineering Co.) to supply high-pressure forged valves for six nuclear power plants in China.

2008-07-19 09:00:34

World News IN BRIEF *PARIS A uranium leak that could date back several years has been found at a plant run by the nuclear power company Areva in Romans- sur-Isere, south-eastern France, officials said. Ministers said there was no environmental or health risk.

2008-07-17 09:01:12

Suez shareholders on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a long- delayed euro 100 billion merger with Gaz de France to create one of the largest electricity and natural gas groups in Europe.

2008-07-08 09:01:01

The two most influential energy groups in France, EDF and GDF-Suez, are expected to compete against each other in a bid to build the country's newest nuclear power plant, possibly having negative implications for the UK's planned nuclear revival, reported The Guardian.

2008-07-08 03:00:19

French nuclear engineering major Areva has launched an investment program in Le Creusot, in the Burgundy region of France, to increase the group's forged nuclear component production capacity.

2008-07-04 09:00:39

EDF Group has said that it would be ready to take part in the construction of a second EPR nuclear plant in France.

2008-06-30 18:02:49

By Bonnie Pfister, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 28--China wants to have 100 of Westinghouse Electric Co.'s nuclear reactors in operation or under construction by 2020 -- more than double what was anticipated, according to the company's incoming CEO.

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.]