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    1. 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 says...

    2. 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 saviour...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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 sector....

    3. 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...

    4. 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,...

    5. 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 disclosed...

    6. 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...

    7. 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 that...

    8. 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 share...

    9. 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 partners...

    10. 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 wind...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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, potentially...

    14. 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 investigation...

    15. 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, the...

    16. 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 (profits...

    17. 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 the...

    18. 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...

    19. 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 for...

    20. 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 try to...

    21. 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 not...

    22. 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, the...

    23. 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 refocused...

    24. 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 musings...

    25. September 4, 2014

      Nuclear outage heightens UK energy supply fears

      Concerns over Britain’s energy capacity shortage deepened on Thursday when EDF Energy warned that the impact of shutting...

    26. September 2, 2014

      UK seeks emergency electricity supplies

      Emergency supplies of electricity are being sought by the National Grid for this winter because of the threat of shortages...

    27. August 11, 2014

      EDF Energy shuts down four UK nuclear reactors

      EDF Energy has shut down four of its UK reactors – a quarter of its total nuclear generating capacity – after discovering a...

    28. July 31, 2014

      EDF boosted by higher nuclear output

      EDF held steady its full-year guidance despite last month’s decision by the socialist French government to block a planned...

    29. July 14, 2014

      Nestlé warns water scarcity ‘more urgent’ than climate change

      World leaders must make water scarcity a bigger priority than climate change because the problem is far more urgent than...

    30. May 28, 2014

      Green bond credentials under scrutiny

      What makes a “green” bond green? The question has arisen with renewed force since GDF Suez, the French power company, this...

    31. May 26, 2014

      Chinese project points way ahead for EPR nuclear technology

      When Chinese planners decided to build a nuclear power plant on a rain-lashed cove in the south of the country, they simply...

    32. May 26, 2014

      EDF: on standby

      Traders like surges and blackouts. Investors prefer a nice steady flow of economic energy. EDF shares have returned 65 per...

    33. May 20, 2014

      Bond markets join the green revolution

      The corporate green bond market is forecast to reach $20bn this year, double the size of last year’s issuance, according to...

    34. May 7, 2014

      Veolia chief quashes Suez Environnement merger rumours

      The chief executive of Veolia, the world’s biggest water and waste utility by sales, shot down rumours that the company was...

    35. May 7, 2014

      Europe’s nuclear sector looks worldwide to keep skills sharp

      In a few weeks two 500-tonne steam generators will be hoisted into the reactor hall at Europe’s first next-generation...

    36. February 28, 2014

      Big six energy companies told to hand back customers’ cash

      The UK’s big six energy suppliers have to been told to redouble their efforts to hand back more than £400m owed to domestic...

    37. February 26, 2014

      Energy regulator Ofgem forces trading rules on ‘big six’ suppliers

      The UK energy regulator will next month force the “big six” suppliers to trade wholesale power twice daily in an attempt to...

    38. February 13, 2014

      EDF investment spending to peak in 2015

      French state-owned utility EDF said its investment spending would start to fall from next year as new projects came online...

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