EDF’s flagship French nuclear project goes €1.5bn over budget

Only last month the French energy giant said the cost of building the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant could increase by up to £2.9bn

EDF confirms further delay at Flamanville nuclear plant

Commissioning of the project is not expected before the end of 2022

‘No nuclear risk’ after fire at EDF plant in France

There are no casualties and no risk of contamination after a fire occured at a nuclear power plant in northern France. EDF said the fire at Flamanville 1 was in a “non-nuclear area” in an engine room and was immediately brought under control. Production unit 1 was disconnected automatically from the power grid following the […]

Au Revoir, Enel – EDF’s French nuclear partner backs out

EDF Energy’s partner in its new nuclear plant in France has backed out and will be refunded around 613million euros () for its 12.5% stake of the project. Italian power firm Enel said on Tuesday it has notified EDF of the exercise of its “Exit Right” for the project at Flamanville, Normandy, which will be […]

Fears arise over EDF nuclear delay

French power giants EDF Energy have announced the delay to its newest nuclear power station coming online. The reactor design is one being used to construct new UK plants and has caused some in the industry to state their fears over the delay of building in the UK. In a media statement, EDF said “the […]