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PARIS French electricity grid operator RTE said on Monday a consortium it was leading, alongside PwC and French infrastructure consulting firm Nodalis, has been chosen to help get Cameroon's new power grid company operational.
LONDON The nuclear industry is gradually recovering from its post-Fukushima slump, but excess capacity keeps uranium prices at record lows, forcing mining companies to mothball mines, slice costs and cut debt as they struggle to survive.
LONDON/PARIS The British government and France's EDF will officially sign a contract to build Britain's first new nuclear power plant in a generation on Thursday, after months of wrangling over the involvement of EDF's Chinese partner, sources said.
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LONDON Britain does not need EDF's 18-billion pound ($23 billion) Hinkley Point C nuclear plant to ensure the lights will stay on because alternative projects like new gas plants will be able to fill the gap, the CEO of energy company SSE said.
LONDON China has cautioned Britain against closing the door to Chinese money and said relations were at a crucial juncture after Prime Minister Theresa May delayed signing off on a $24 billion nuclear power project.
LONDON Britain will continue to seek investment from around the world, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday after a meeting of senior ministers to discuss a new economic and industrial strategy.
LONDON French utility EDF and its Chinese partner China General Nuclear Corporation (CGN) agreed last year to make a series of investments in nuclear power generation in Britain.
BRIEF-Brexit reinforces case for edf to delay hinkley point investment decision - edf's main union cgt says
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PARIS Nuclear power plants across France were hit with unplanned outages on Thursday after unionized workers at utility EDF joined a rolling nationwide strike against planned government reforms.