PARIS French utility EDF has discovered problems with the weldings and other components in some of its nuclear reactors, it said on Tuesday, sending its shares down more than 8% as investors worried about potential closures.
SAINT-PAUL-TROIS-CHÂTEAUX, France French state-controlled utility EDF has started a 250 million euro (224 million pounds) maintenance and upgrade works at its 900 megawatt Tricastin 1 nuclear reactor that could enable it operate for another ten years.
PARIS, May 23 France should double the amount of
nuclear energy that state-controlled utility EDF must
sell to rivals at a fixed price to protect consumers from higher
prices, alternative suppliers and consumer lobbies said on
PARIS, Feb 21 Utility Engie is poised
to cut back its geographical spread of businesses and focus on
grids and renewables in a 1 billion euro cost-cutting drive to
bolster revenues, sources familiar with the matter said.
PARIS Utility Engie is poised to cut back its geographical spread of businesses and focus on grids and renewables in a 1 billion euro cost-cutting drive to bolster revenues, sources familiar with the matter said.
PARIS In the wake of violent protests across France sparked by planned tax rises on gasoline and diesel the government is considering lowering taxes on electricity, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.
* Authorities taking steps to quell unrest
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PARIS French independent power vendors association ANODE is considering making a legal challenge to a government freeze on state-owned EDF's electricity prices, it said on Tuesday.
* State Council would likely overrule tariff freeze
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PARIS Total's French retail electricity arm is on track to win 700,000 customers this year, challenging former state monopolies EDF and Engie with a low-cost, digital service it believes could mimic Uber's success in the taxi market.