Flamanville : the future of the EPR in question

Is this the end of the EPR? The question may seem brutal, but it is necessarily after the nuclear safety Authority (ASN) has forced EDF to redo eight welds loca

Flamanville : the future of the EPR in question

Is this the end of the EPR? The question may seem brutal, but it is necessarily after the nuclear safety Authority (ASN) has forced EDF to redo eight welds located in the reactor building. In these conditions, it is no longer control neither the agenda nor the costs of a project already mauled. Thursday, a new time, the environmental organisations have asked that we stop the costs. But EDF will go to the end of his project, in which more than 10 billion euros have already been wasted. On the other hand, the future of the next generation reactor, is written more as a dashed line.

What is the problem with the welds of the EPR of Flamanville ? - Look on Figaro Live

In the framework of multi-annual Programming of energy (EPP) presented in the autumn of last year, Emmanuel Macron warned that it was too early to decide that a fleet of EPR reactors to replace the current reactors, several of which reach gradually the forty years of existence. The president of the Republic ...

Updated Date: 22 June 2019, 00:00

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