The report that could relaunch France’s nuclear sector

By |oktober 30th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, EDF, energy and environment, EPR, framatome, France, Jean-Martin Folz, News, nuclear power plants, report|

The former CEO of PSA Peugeot Citroën published a report on the third-generation pressurised water reactor design known as EPR, detailing the weaknesses of France's nuclear sector, while giving the government and EDF reason to justify building nuclear power plants. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.

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French nuclear to suffer after exclusion from EU’s green investment label

By |junij 25th, 2019|EDF, Energy transition, European Commission, France, French court of auditors, News, nuclear|

The European Parliament's decision to exclude the nuclear energy sector from the list of investments that can benefit from the EU's green investment label will have consequences for the sector, particularly in France. EURACTIV France reports.

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Iodine tablets to be distributed to 2.2 million French people living near nuclear plants

By |junij 4th, 2019|EDF, Electricity, iode, News, nuclear, nuclear accident, nuclear power plant|

An additional 2.2 million French people residing close to nuclear power plants will receive iodine tablets and information on how to proceed in the event of an accident. This was announced by the French Nuclear Safety Authority on Monday. EURACTIV's pa...

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EU fends off US attack in spat over the bloc’s military reforms

By |maj 17th, 2019|burden sharing, common defence, Donald Trump, EDF, European defence, Federica Mogherini, Nato, News, pesco|

The EU responded on Thursday (16 May) to US accusations that a new European military pact risks shutting out American companies of European defence projects and undermine NATO.

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Rosatom talks up wind, solar power in quest for ‘diversified portfolio’

By |november 6th, 2017|areva, EDF, France, Hinkley Point C, News, nuclear energy, Renewable Energy, Rosatom, Russia|

Nuclear power remains the cornerstone of Rosatom’s expansion strategy, notably in emerging countries. But the Russian state-owned energy conglomerate is now also talking up renewables, citing wind, solar and batteries as part of a diversified low-carbon energy portfolio.

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21st century public transport: People with disabilities face discrimination

By |junij 29th, 2017|disabled people, EDF, EU Accessibility Act, News, PRM, public transport, UITP|

The European Accessibility Act, the proposed law that would make products and services in the EU more accessible for persons with disabilities, is a unique opportunity for Europe, writes Catherine Naughton.

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Disabled groups dismay at Parliament vote on accessibility

By |april 28th, 2017|ATM, blind, disabled, EDF, IMCO, Morten Løkkegaard, News, PRM, ticket machines, trains, UITP|

Disability groups have expressed dismay at this week’s vote in the European Parliament on the proposed EU Accessibility Act, saying it risks making the act “meaningless for millions of people.”

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Battle hots up over details of Accessibilty Act for passengers with disabilities

By |marec 17th, 2017|ATM, braille, deaf, EDF, European Accessibility Act, Metro stations, Morten Løkkegaard, News, People with disabilities, PRM, UITP|

Last week dozens of people with disabilities demonstrated outside the European Parliament in the hope that MEPs will honour promises they saw in a landmark new accessibility act.

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Energy analyst: New nuclear reactors will heavily increase Hungary’s debt

By |marec 8th, 2017|Balkins, Benedek Jávor, EDF, Hinkley Point, Hungary, News, nuclear energy, Paks II, Russia, Viktor Orbán, Vladimir Putin|

Hungary does not care about the requirements imposed by the European Commission on Paks II, energy analyst András Deák told EURACTIV Slovakia. András Deák is a senior research fellow at the Institute of World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Deák spoke with EURACTIV.sk’s Pavol Szalai Hungarian MEP Benedek Jávor (Greens) told me that […]

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