Nuclear

The New York Times takes a look at the broken down French nuclear power at the worst time for Europe!  - Insolentiae

The New York Times takes a look at the broken down French nuclear power at the worst time for Europe! – Insolentiae

I am translating here this article from the New York Times which looks back on the French nuclear crisis. Very often the best information about ourselves is found abroad, because we too have very complacent media that are well under orders far too often. France’s nuclear power crisis thwarts Europe’s drive to ditch Russian power …

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Nuclear: after 12 years of delay, the Finnish EPR schedule for Olkiluoto 3 slips again

Nuclear: after 12 years of delay, the Finnish EPR schedule for Olkiluoto 3 slips again

It was too good to be true. Already postponed from the end of July to September due to repairs to the generator, the normal commissioning of the EPR nuclear reactor at Olkiluoto 3 in Finland has now been postponed to December, announced on Wednesday TVO, the operator of this plant built by the Areva-Siemens consortium. …

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Nuclear: despite the repeated problems, EDF pushes the fires into the atom

Nuclear: despite the repeated problems, EDF pushes the fires into the atom

EDF, 84% owned by the French state, is going through a dark year. In difficulty on all its construction sites for new nuclear reactors, whether at Flamanville in Normandy or at Hinkley Point in England, not to mention the worrying stoppage of one of the two Chinese EPRs at Taishan, the only ones to have …

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