EDF restarts 1.5 GW Chooz-1 nuclear reactor Oct 26 after river flow concerns ease.
S&P Global 29th Oct 2018 read more »
Power demand from French utility EDF’s retail subsidiaries cannot limit the amount of cheap nuclear electricity that is available for its competitors to buy, the energy regulator said on Monday. Under the so-called ARENH mechanism, EDF’s (EDF.PA) many smaller competitors have the right to buy up to 100 terawatt hours (TWh) of power – about a quarter of the state-controlled utility’s annual nuclear energy output – to compensate for EDF’s monopoly on nuclear production and boost competition.
Reuters 29th Oct 2018 read more »
France’s Council of State has invalidated the governement’s April 2017 decree to repeal EDF’s licence to operate the Fessenheim nuclear power plant. The council ruled the decree had not been issued at EDF’s request, as required by law.
World Nuclear News 29th Oct 2018 read more »