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Vincent de Rivaz to depart EDF Energy

The longest serving chief executive of a ‘Big Six’ energy firm in the UK, Vincent de Rivaz, has announced that he is to step down from the role in October.

De Rivaz urges UK government to back Hinkley nuclear

Vincent de Rivaz, the chief executive of EDF, has used a newspaper article to appeal to the British government to grant approval to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.

De Rivaz to leave if UK nuclear deal falls through

The chief executive of EDF Energy is set to leave the UK if his company’s deal to build the country’s $22bn nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point falls through.

Guaranteed price will show advantage of nuclear- EDF chief

The head of EDF Energy, Vincent de Rivaz says the imminent guaranteed price for power in the UK will demonstrate the advantage of nuclear power over its renewable rivals.

EDF chooses joint venture partner for UK nuclear plant

EDF Energy has selected a joint venture (JV) between Bouygues TP and Laing O’Rourke for the civils work contract to build the proposed $3.1bn (£2bn) nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C in Somerset, UK.

EDF CEO welcomes public support for nuclear power

EDF CEO Vincent De Rivaz is enthused by a new survey carried out by YouGov in the UK, which found that two thirds of the country’s citizens are now in favour of nuclear power.

EDF’s nuclear fleet in UK passes EU tests

EDF Energy’s nuclear fleet has passed EU stress tests introduced in the wake of the reactor accident at Fukushima.

EDF boss says UK taxpayer will not pay for Hinkley overrun

The chief executive of EDF Energy, the company building the UK’s first nuclear power plant in a generation says the British taxpayer will not be footing the bill for unforeseen rises in the cost of building the plant.

EDF makes seven-year life extentions for UK nuclear plants

EDF Energy has extended the operating life of two of its UK nuclear power stations by seven years.

EDF’s de Rivas says Germany will find it difficult to cope...

Vincent de Rivaz , the CEO of EDF Energy has predicted that Germany will pay a high cost for its veto on nuclear energy as it drives to build on its leading position for renewable power capacity.

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