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    1. July 22, 2015

      EU orders EDF to repay €1.4bn to France

      EDF has been hit with a €1.4bn bill and the French state given a rap on the knuckles as the European Commission ruled...

    2. July 7, 2015

      PM ‘to consider’ temporary cap on high UK energy bills

      David Cameron is “prepared to consider” a temporary cap on the most expensive energy bills, after Britain’s competition...

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    1. June 14, 2015

      French reactor problems cast doubt on UK nuclear power plant

      Problems with a reactor in northern France have triggered deep concern in the British government about the future of...

    2. June 8, 2015

      Scottish Power and Npower head energy consumer complaints list

      Scottish Power and Npower are the two most complained about energy companies, according to figures released on Monday...

    3. June 5, 2015

      At EDF, Lévy is handed his toughest business task yet

      More than 40 years ago, Jean-Bernard Lévy was at the same school as François Hollande in the Paris suburb of...

    4. June 4, 2015

      Areva loses its reactor heart to EDF under French state plan

      For years French state-controlled nuclear group EDF made no secret of wanting to break up Areva, its supplier, to...

    5. June 3, 2015

      Areva and EDF to merge reactor businesses

      The French government has ordered nuclear groups Areva and EDF to merge their reactor businesses into a joint venture...

    6. May 31, 2015

      The end of long holidays would be a new French revolution

      The idea of taking 10 weeks holiday a year sounds unreal to the average American worker. The French energy giant EDF,...

    7. May 28, 2015

      The short working week that holds France back

      Few laws better typify the rigidities to which the French labour market is prone than the one ordaining the notorious...

    8. May 26, 2015

      French utility EDF seeks to cut workers’ 10-week holiday quota

      For years, employees of the French company EDF have enjoyed a perk almost inconceivable to their counterparts in the...

    9. May 19, 2015

      EDF chief backs full takeover of Areva’s nuclear reactor arm

      The chief of French state-controlled utility EDF has defended the “industrial logic” of a full takeover of Areva’s...

    10. May 7, 2015

      Areva cuts 6,000 jobs ahead of rescue plan

      French nuclear group Areva is to cut 6,000 jobs over three years — 14 per cent of its global workforce — as options for...

    11. April 10, 2015

      Atomic architecture’s mission invisible

      I suppose that, on a visit to a nuclear power station, every journalist harbours a sneaky, rather weird desire for some...

    12. April 2, 2015

      EDF axes 400 jobs at Hinkley Point nuclear project

      Four hundred construction jobs are to be shed at the site of Britain’s Hinkley Point nuclear power plant after France’s...

    13. March 11, 2015

      Areva must escape the long shadow of the French state

      The paradox of Areva, the French nuclear group, is that it is a world leader in its sector but a company in crisis. So...

    14. March 9, 2015

      EDF and Areva: nuclear family

      Funny how fortunes can change. Nuclear engineering group Areva was once seen by the French government as a possible...

    15. March 9, 2015

      EDF slips as minister Ségolène Royal flags possible Areva merger

      Shares in nuclear group EDF fell on Monday after the French energy minister suggested that a merger between the state...

    16. March 4, 2015

      Paris looks to EDF to power up flagging Areva

      Paris is adept at games of industrial Meccano, and never more so than when it comes to France’s flagship nuclear...

    17. February 18, 2015

      UK watchdog says big energy groups do not enjoy unfair advantage

      Britain’s competition authority has rejected suggestions that the biggest energy suppliers enjoy an unfair advantage by...

    18. February 15, 2015

      Eric Holt does well, but misses out on ‘extraordinary’

      Bond veteran Eric Holt has admitted he should have held on to a 100-year bond from utility giant EDF Energy for longer,...

    19. February 12, 2015

      EDF delays investment decision on UK nuclear reactor plans

      Plans to build the first in a new generation of British nuclear reactors suffered a setback on Thursday when EDF...

    20. February 11, 2015

      Austria fears UK retaliation over nuclear challenge

      David Cameron has threatened retaliation over Austria’s plans to mount a legal challenge to the Hinkley Point nuclear...

    21. January 28, 2015

      Hinkley Point nuclear deal faces fresh delay

      The UK’s parliamentary watchdog has abandoned plans to scrutinise the Hinkley Point C nuclear project after predicting...

    22. January 27, 2015

      EDF Energy takes the fun route to encourage employee engagement

      Could the combination of computer-game techniques and workplace applications hold the key to persuading workers to...

    23. January 15, 2015

      Hinkley Point nuclear agreement expected in March

      French nuclear power developer EDF said it expected to sign a long-awaited investment agreement with its Chinese...

    24. December 14, 2014

      Chinese nuclear group to buy UK wind farms

      China’s biggest nuclear power generator is preparing to enter Europe’s renewable energy market, snapping up three UK...

    25. November 26, 2014

      Changing of the guard at the top of the French energy sector

      Power of four There is a rarely seen simultaneous changing of the guard taking place at the top of the powerful French...

    26. November 18, 2014

      EDF in fresh delay for flagship nuclear plant

      French state-owned nuclear company EDF has delayed by a year construction of its flagship next generation plant in...

    27. November 18, 2014

      Saudi Electric in talks to acquire stake in Hinkley Point C

      One of Saudi Arabia’s biggest power companies is in talks to acquire a stake in a new UK nuclear power plant,...

    28. October 17, 2014

      Week in Review, October 18

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. UBS in talks over forex...

    29. October 15, 2014

      French government ousts Proglio at EDF

      France’s socialist government is to oust Henri Proglio as chief executive of EDF, replacing him with Jean-Bernard Lévy,...

    30. October 9, 2014

      The best in-house legal teams are coming up with revenue-generating ideas

      The annual publication of law firms’ fees and profits are an exciting event for partners. They use the infamous PEP...

    31. October 8, 2014

      German energy market a disaster, says EDF chief

      Germany’s energy market is a “disaster” and one of its two biggest power companies is “more or less dead”, the head of...

    32. October 8, 2014

      Brussels backs Hinkley Point C as cost forecasts soar

      Britain won EU approval for a new nuclear power plant in Somerset on Wednesday, allowing the government to commit to 35...

    33. October 3, 2014

      Coal-fired generator qualifies for UK standby power list

      Coal-fired power producer, Drax, and French energy group, EDF, have qualified for a UK scheme to reward power companies...

    34. October 2, 2014

      Tougher terms planned for Hinkley Point nuclear power plant

      Tougher profit clawback clauses are to be added to Britain’s Hinkley Point nuclear power plant contract, as ministers...

    35. September 28, 2014

      Nerves of steel and taking the long view are useful attributes of energy groups

      As if the technical challenges of managing oil and gasfields, nuclear power stations and electricity grid systems were...

    36. September 22, 2014

      UK agrees deal with EU on new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant

      Britain has agreed terms with Brussels to secure approval for billions of pounds of public funding for Hinkley Point,...

    37. September 4, 2014

      Nuclear power plant warning puts spotlight on UK supply plans

      A warning from EDF Energy that four of its nuclear reactors might be out of action until the end of the year has...

    38. FT Alphaville

      September 4, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Dear eurozone, why can’t we all just get along?: David brings us some pre-ECB...

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