DEFECTS discovered in a nuclear reactor 22 miles from Jersey’s east coast are threatening to delay one of Europe’s largest construction projects. Last month, energy giant EDF announced that it had discovered problems with welding in 150 areas of pipework used at the £9.2 billion Flamanville facility on the Normandy coast – now running around six years behind schedule and three times over budget. The company has now ordered a review into the causes and nature of the deficiencies to allow it to decide what action to take next.

Jersey Evening Post 14th April 2018 read more »


Published: 16 April 2018