AREVA signs series of deals with Chinese nuclear partners

The French energy company AREVA has signed a series of deals with its Chinese nuclear partners during a visit to China by the French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. Working with Siemens, the company will supply instrumentation and control (I&C) systems for two 1,000 MW pressurized-water reactors – Fuqing 5 and 6. The reactors will be […]

Strike price is bargain for Britain says EDF group CEO

The “strike price” payment for Britain’s new nuclear power station is a bargain, the chief executive of the company set to build Hinkley Point C suggested today. This morning the Government and EDF shook hands on a guaranteed price for power from the plant. At £92.50 – possibly dropping to £89.50 under the condition EDF […]

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