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    1. April 25, 2016

      Stock indices drift as bank meetings loom

      Monday 20.30 BST. Global markets started the week tentatively, with oil prices dipping, corporate earnings season...

    2. April 25, 2016

      EDF: high tension lines

      For the high wire artist, courage counts as much as balance. EDF, the French electric utility, has finally recognised...

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    1. April 24, 2016

      EDF will postpone Hinkley Point investment decision to September

      EDF will not make its final investment decision on the contentious Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in the UK until...

    2. April 22, 2016

      EDF delays £18bn Hinkley Point investment decision

      EDF has pushed back the final investment decision on the Hinkley Point nuclear project in the UK until after it has...

    3. April 22, 2016

      EDF faces state aid hurdle over Hinkley Point project

      Any French government financial support to EDF to enable the company to build the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station...

    4. April 19, 2016

      Nuclear reactor clean-up weighs on EDF

      In 1997 French utility EDF started to dismantle its first nuclear power plant, a 30-year-old heavy water reactor in...

    5. April 19, 2016

      Pressure rises on EDF board over Hinkley Point C nuclear plant

      A group of managers at French utility EDF have sent a letter to its board of directors warning they could all face...

    6. April 8, 2016

      EDF engineers back Hinkley Point project in the UK

      A group of more than 100 engineers at French utility EDF have come out in support of the company’s contentious plans to...

    7. March 30, 2016

      EDF union board rep to vote against Hinkley Point project

      A union-backed board member at French energy company EDF has said he will vote against its plan to build a nuclear...

    8. March 30, 2016

      Engineers are telling the truth about Hinkley Point

      When did a major investment decision last go ahead successfully against the explicit advice of a company’s engineers?...

    9. March 29, 2016

      Dissenting EDF engineers urge delay to Hinkley nuclear project

      Senior engineers at French utility EDF have called for at least a two year delay at the controversial Hinkley Point...

    10. March 23, 2016

      EDF chief executive predicts green light for Hinkley Point

      The chief executive of EDF Energy has predicted that Hinkley Point will shortly get the go-ahead, even as he admitted...

    11. Fast FT

      March 23, 2016

      EDF Energy chief: Hinkley Point 'will go ahead'

      EDF Energy chief executive Vincent de Rivaz has told UK Parliamentarians that he is confident the controversial and...

    12. March 20, 2016

      EDF’s nuclear troubles rooted in caution

      If there is a single person responsible for the troubled efforts to build the UK’s first new nuclear power station in a...

    13. March 20, 2016

      EDF’s French nuclear plant faces years of further delay

      EDF’s new nuclear power station in France faces years of further delays if tests confirm that the steel used in its...

    14. March 11, 2016

      EDF seeks financial support from French state for Hinkley Point C

      EDF will not go ahead with the contentious £18bn Hinkley Point C nuclear project in the UK unless it wins further...

    15. March 11, 2016

      EDF: At breaking point

      On a freezing afternoon in Paris, Thomas Piquemal, the 46-year-old finance director of French state-backed utility EDF,...

    16. March 11, 2016

      Thomas Piquemal: Boxing fan whose feint backfired

      Thomas Piquemal grew up playing rugby in Lavelanet, his small home town in south-west France, but it was only when he...

    17. March 10, 2016

      French watchdog issues warning to EDF over Hinkley Point

      France’s state audit body has said that EDF should ask itself “serious questions” before pushing ahead with plans to...

    18. March 10, 2016

      UK energy: spam, what spam?

      Roger Witcomb, chair of the Competition and Markets Authority, wants to be clear. He does not intend UK households to...

    19. March 9, 2016

      Should investors be worried that EDF’s finance director has resigned?

      How worried should investors be that EDF’s finance director has resigned? Thomas Piquemal has stepped down because he...

    20. March 7, 2016

      Is gender neutrality the way to shut the Stem gap?

      When EDF Energy launched its “Pretty Curious” campaign in October aimed at “inspiring girls’ curiosity about science,...

    21. March 7, 2016

      EDF tensions over Hinkley Point C are laid bare

      Tensions inside EDF over its plans to build a flagship nuclear power station in the UK were laid bare on Monday, after...

    22. March 7, 2016

      France and UK move to quash revolt at EDF over nuclear project

      The French and British governments on Monday redoubled their support for a nuclear project in the UK, attempting to...

    23. March 7, 2016

      A blow to Britain’s plan for nuclear renaissance

      In the decade since Britain first outlined plans for a new generation of nuclear power stations, the obstacles to...

    24. March 7, 2016

      EDF: fit of pique

      Some distrust of nuclear energy is just technophobia: some people think it makes you glow in the dark or breeds...

    25. March 7, 2016

      EDF finance chief quits over decision to push on with Hinkley Point

      The chief financial officer of EDF, the French utility, has quit following an internal disagreement over whether to...

    26. February 24, 2016

      Iberdrola: staying lucky

      Gary Player was once derided as a lucky golfer. He retorted that the more he practised, the luckier he got. Ignacio...

    27. February 16, 2016

      EDF: l’état, c’est moi

      Welcome to the Lex game of word association. Our first word is “utilities”. Investors might reasonably respond with...

    28. February 16, 2016

      EDF cuts dividend and extends life of UK nuclear plants

      Electricité de France cut its dividend and reported a 68 per cent fall in net income on Tuesday but insisted its...

    29. February 14, 2016

      EDF shortfall adds to nuclear plant delay

      EDF has still not secured funding for a £18bn nuclear plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset, further delaying one of the...

    30. February 10, 2016

      EDF faces €100bn bill for upgrading ageing nuclear power stations

      French utility EDF is facing a €100bn bill for upgrading its ageing nuclear power stations at the same time as a new...

    31. January 28, 2016

      Areva move piles pressure on EDF

      EDF has agreed a significant investment in the troubled reactor business of Areva, putting further pressure on the...

    32. January 26, 2016

      French union raises last-minute Hinkley challenges

      A French union has published a set of last-minute challenges to EDF over its plans to build an £18bn nuclear power...

    33. January 6, 2016

      Few investors shed tears over EDF’s lofty fall from the top tier

      There are occasions in a nation’s business life when, like a landscape photograph, one event freezes the moment and...

    34. December 10, 2015

      EDF: socket to them

      EDF has had a shocking year. Its shares have fallen 40 per cent and were booted out of the CAC 40 index this week;...

    35. December 8, 2015

      EDF powerless to stop exit from France’s CAC 40 index

      French utility EDF is to lose its place in France’s blue-chip CAC 40 stock index, ceding the prized slot to Klépierre,...

    36. November 29, 2015

      COP21: corporate sponsors accused of ‘greenwashing’

      Corporate sponsors of the Paris climate summit have come under attack from environmental groups for “greenwashing”,...

    37. November 17, 2015

      Areva bailout talks encounter a roadblock

      Negotiations over the government-backed bailout of French nuclear group Areva have hit a roadblock as none of the...

    38. October 21, 2015

      China seeks to build chain of UK nuclear plants

      China’s leading nuclear supplier has set out ambitions to build a series of new reactors in Britain, saying it wants to...

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