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EDF announces £1.3bn worth of contracts for Hinkley Point

31/07/2015 EDF has announced a number of contracts for the development of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in southwest England.
Philippe Knoche

Details emerge on Areva-EDF deal

30/07/2015

Areva has agreed to sell a majority stake of its nuclear reactor business to EDF.

Biblis NPP

German nuclear decommissioning poses ‘nightmare scenario’ - report

30/07/2015 A report by the German Green Party has warned that the funds set aside for the decommissioning of the country’s nuclear power p...
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China’s power consumption and thermal power investment on the rise

29/07/2015 China's power consumption rose 1.3 per cent in the first half of 2015 when compared to the same period for last year while figu...
Areva

French government ponders €5bn rescue for Areva

27/07/2015

A rescue package for troubled French nuclear group Areva could see the French government having to pay up to €5bn.

Paul Verrill

Solar power growth impacting on UK electricity sector

27/07/2015 Q2 of 2015 saw a large increase in the generation of electricity from solar PV in the UK, with the growth having a significant ...
Lord Howell

Former energy secretary berates Hinkley Point C nuclear project

23/07/2015 The UK’s flagship new nuclear power project at Hinkley Point C has been described as “one of the worst deals ever” for British ...
Amber Rudd

UK opts to overhaul renewable subsidies, bullish on nuclear

22/07/2015 The UK’s energy secretary Amber Rudd has declared an overhaul of renewable energy subsidies, while at the same time defending t...
Magnus Hall

Conventional power impairment adds to big Vattenfall loss

21/07/2015 Vattenfall has reported a substantial second quarter loss with impairment losses due to low electricity prices continuing to ha...
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Linked-in Discussion - Hinkley Point C

20/07/2015 Austria, a collective of German green energy companies, and imminently Luxembourg are challenging the decision that facilitates...

From the Wires

Covanta Honors Indiana Attorney General and Drug Enforcement Administration for Exceptional Leadership in Protecting People and the Environment From Improper Disposal of Drugs

Covanta Honors Indiana Attorney General and Drug Enforcement Administration for Exceptional Leadership in Protecting People and...

Intergraph(R) Webinar on November 5th to Feature New CAESAR II(R) Nuclear With ASME Quality Assurance Certification

Intergraph(R) Webinar on November 5th to Feature New CAESAR II(R) Nuclear With ASME Quality Assurance Certification

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