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UPDATE 2-EDF warns Flamanville weld repairs to cost 1.5 bln euros

09 Oct 2019

* Project now seen costing 12.4 bln euros (Adds EDF comment, fund manager, shares)

EDF warns Flamanville weld repairs to cost 1.5 billion euros

09 Oct 2019

PARIS French utility EDF warned on Wednesday that its Flamanville nuclear project in France will cost 1.5 billion euros ($1.65 billion) more than previously expected as it counts the costs of weld repairs demanded by French nuclear watchdog ASN.

Paris police employee stabs four to death in force HQ before being shot dead

03 Oct 2019

PARIS A 45-year-old IT assistant at the police headquarters in central Paris went on a knife rampage inside the building on Thursday, killing three police officers and an administrative worker before he was shot dead by an officer, French officials said. | Video

French Suez shares slide as new strategy seen lacking clarity on dividend

02 Oct 2019

PARIS Shares in French waste and water group Suez dropped more than 6% on Wednesday after its new chief executive unveiled a four-year plan to boost earnings but lacked clarity on dividends and planned asset sales.

EDF boss pledges action on nuclear delays and cost overruns

01 Oct 2019

* Finance Minister said EDF cannot be a "state within the state"

Nuclear energy too slow, too expensive to save climate: report

24 Sep 2019

BUDAPEST/PARIS Nuclear power is losing ground to renewables in terms of both cost and capacity as its reactors are increasingly seen as less economical and slower to reverse carbon emissions, an industry report said.

Nuclear energy too slow, too expensive to save climate: report

24 Sep 2019

BUDAPEST/PARIS Nuclear power is losing ground to renewables in terms of both cost and capacity as its reactors are increasingly seen as less economical and slower to reverse carbon emissions, an industry report said.

Nuclear energy too slow, too expensive to save climate - report

24 Sep 2019

BUDAPEST/PARIS, Sept 24 Nuclear power is losing ground to renewables in terms of both cost and capacity as its reactors are increasingly seen as less economical and slower to reverse carbon emissions, an industry report said.

EDF says no need to close nuclear reactors over welding problems

18 Sep 2019

PARIS French utility EDF said on Wednesday there was no need to halt any of its nuclear reactors for now following the discovery of problems with weldings in their steam generators last week.

UPDATE 1-EDF and Westinghouse in talks to develop SMR nuclear reactor

17 Sep 2019

* Cost overruns, delays have plagued building of big reactors

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