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EDF Energy plc

40 Grosvenor Place,
Victoria
London
SW1X 7EN
UK

Telephone : +44-20-7242-9050
Web : http://www.edfenergy.com


Article archive for EDF Energy plc;

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New plans submitted for energy hub on nuclear site in Cumbria, UK 09 July 2020

A group of companies and trade unions, including energy giant EDF, submitted new proposals on June 30 for an energy hub to be built in Cumbria, north west England. Previous plans for the Moorside site were scrapped in 2018 after Japanese company Toshiba Corporation failed to find a buyer for its UK subsidiary NuGen which was set to build a nuclear power station at the site near Sellafield....

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EDF given notice to protect French nuclear plant from risk of external explosion 12 June 2020

France's nuclear safety authority (ASN) served a formal notice to EDF on June 4 relating to the Gravelines nuclear power plant. ASN has told EDF that work is required on five of Gravelines’ six reactors so that they are protected against the risk of an external explosion at the nearby Dunkirk LNG terminal....

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EDF submits planning application for Sizewell C nuclear power plant 27 May 2020

EDF said on May 27 that it had submitted a development consent order (DCO) to the UK’s Planning Inspectorate after the process was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic in March. If plans are approved, Sizewell C will power around 6 millions homes and create around 25,000 jobs during construction....

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Hinkley Point C construction to continue, but workforce reduced to half 25 March 2020

EDF Energy has said it will reduce the size of its workforce at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station project in Somerset, UK due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. From March 24, the workforce at Britain’s largest construction site will drop from 4,500 to around 2,000 as remaining skilled workers concentrate on critical areas and work in shifts with extra transport and staggered breaks to minimise contact....

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EDF set to submit planning application for £16bn Sizewell C nuclear power plant 03 March 2020

EDF is finalising its formal planning application to build a new nuclear power station on the east coast of Suffolk in Sizewell, UK. According to The Telegraph, the French energy company will submit a Development Consent Order (DCO) in the next few weeks as part of the final stages in the planning process for the new £16 billion nuclear power station, Sizewell C....

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UK nuclear plant to run almost £3 billion over budget 25 September 2019

French power group EDF has said the new nuclear plant it is building at Hinkley Point C in south-western England will cost up to £2.9bn more than previously estimated due to challenging ground conditions at the site....

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SKF dynamic motor monitoring improves equipment reliability for EDF Energy 05 August 2019

EDF Energy is using dynamic motor test equipment from SKF to monitor the condition of key components at Hartlepool nuclear power station....

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Hazardex 2019 Conference Presentations - UK Nuclear Generation - A Decade of Transformation 19 December 2018

EDF Energy owns and operates the United Kingdom’s eight operational nuclear power stations, providing 9GW of capacity, around 20% of the UK’s electricity, from 14 advanced gas cooled reactors (AGR) and one pressurised water reactor (PWR). Over the last decade the safety and operational performance of EDF Energy's nuclear plants has been transformed. ...

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EDF extends outage at UK reactor where cracks found 22 November 2018

EDF Energy has extended an outage at the no. 3 reactor at Hunterston B nuclear power station in Scotland, offline since March when cracks were found in its core, until February 21. The reactor was initially scheduled to return to service on November 17, later pushed back until December 18. The cracks were found in graphite bricks used to control the nuclear reaction within the reactor. ...

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UK nuclear regulator to prosecute EDF Energy and Doosan Babcock 22 August 2018

According to a news release on August 22, the UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has notified EDF Energy Nuclear Generation and Doosan Babcock of its intention to prosecute both companies. The charges relate to an incident on 12 April 2017 at the Hinkley Point B nuclear power station in Somerset, owned and operated by EDF Energy, which resulted in injury to a Doosan Babcock employee. ...