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Second EDF contract for UK architect
London-based architect firm YRM has been awarded a contract by EDF Energy to act as overall architect for the planned new Sizewell C nuclear power plant in Suffolk, UK. The contract follows an earlier one for work on the new Hinkley Point C plant.
Fri, Mar 12 2010
Areva and EdF reach agreement on used fuel
Areva and Electricité de France (EdF) announced that they had reached an agreement covering the transportation, treatment and recycling of used nuclear fuel. A contract reflecting this agreement is expected to be signed before the end of March.
Mon, Feb 8 2010
Planning request for UK plant due in August
A revised schedule of expected applications for permission to construct new nuclear power plants in the UK has been published by the Infrastructure Planning Commission. The first is expected from EDF Energy in early August.
Tue, Feb 2 2010
EDF Energy sets ball rolling on UK site sale
EDF Energy has started the process to sell off land suitable for a new nuclear power plant at Bradwell - but only "credible" nuclear operators need apply.
Thu, Nov 26 2009
Henri Proglio new head of EdF
Henri Proglio has been appointed as the new chairman and CEO of French generator Electricité de France (EdF). Sixty-year old Proglio has been chairman and CEO of water and environmental services giant Veolia Environnement since 2003, and a non-executive director of EdF since September 2004. He retains...
Thu, Nov 26 2009
New laboratories to study plant ageing
Electricité de France (EdF) has inaugurated new laboratories at the Materials Ageing Institute (MAI) in France, which will examine the link between materials science and power plant component performance and degradation.
Thu, Nov 19 2009
EdF to help Polish utility go nuclear
Poland's largest power utility, Polska Grupa Energetyczna, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Electricité de France which could see the two companies cooperating in the construction of the country's first nuclear power plant.
Wed, Nov 18 2009
Approval for utility deals
Electricité de France has permission to take a controlling stake in a Belgian utility as well as to complete its deal with Centrica regarding British Energy after a ruling by European competition authorities.
Fri, Nov 13 2009
EdF gets the OK for Constellation deal
State regulators have granted Electricité de France conditional rights to take over part of Constellation Energy but the firms were criticised on their debating strategy.
Mon, Nov 2 2009
Edison seeks part in Italy's nuclear renaissance
[Bloomberg, 20 October] Edison, Italy's second largest power producer, wants to have up to a 20% stake in the country's nuclear power programme, according to the company's CEO Umberto Quadrino. He said that Edison is in talks with Enel and Electricité de France (EdF) about taking a stake...
Wed, Oct 21 2009
Euro utilities eye £2.3 billion BE stake
The potential sale of a 20% stake in UK nuclear power plant operator British Energy by Electricité de France has attracted interest from a variety of European utilities.
Thu, Oct 15 2009
EdF may sell UK distribution business
Electricité de France (EdF) has appointed financial advisors to assist it in evaluating the potential sale of its electricity distribution business in the UK, operated by its UK subsidiary EDF Energy.
Fri, Oct 2 2009
Everyone a winner in Franco-German asset swap
An extensive swap of generation assets and electricity drawing rights between Electricité de France (EdF) and German companies EOn and ENBW, including rights to 800 MW of nuclear generation, is being hailed as a triumph for European competition.
Thu, Oct 1 2009
Next head of EdF decided
Henri Proglio is set to take over as CEO of Electricité de France (EdF), after a board meeting last weekend. The French government has announced his nomination, which requires approval from parliament before a presidential decree completes the change. The government thanked current CEO Pierre Gadonneix...
Tue, Sep 29 2009
BE sale get European approval
The acquisition of British Energy (BE) by Electricité de France (EdF) has been approved by European authorities, but both parties will have to divest power stations, and more land must be sold for new nuclear build. BE's Eggborough coal-fired power plant and EdF's gas-fired Sutton Bridge plant...
Tue, Dec 23 2008
Constellation accepts EdF offer
Electricité de France has reached a "definitive investment agreement" with US utility Constellation Energy to acquire half of its nuclear generation and operation business for $4.5 billion, rejecting an offer from MidAmerican of $4.7 billion for the entire company.
Wed, Dec 17 2008
Constellation board OKs talks with EdF
Constellation Energy announced that its board of directors has authorized the company to begin discussions with Electricité de France (EdF) related to EdF's proposal to acquire half of Constellation's nuclear generation and operation business.
Tue, Dec 9 2008
EdF plans for future nuclear growth
Electricité de France plans to invest up to €50 billion ($63 billion) in new nuclear power plants worldwide by 2020. The company held an investor day in London today at which it presented details of its future strategy and investment plans.
Thu, Dec 4 2008
EdF profits rise despite outages
Electricité de France enjoyed increases in income from normal operations in 2007, despite the unavailability of some of its nuclear capacity.
Thu, Feb 21 2008
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