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France's nuclear industry giants - EDF, Framatome and Orano - have each reported improved results for 2023, compared with 2022, and expect continued growth in 2024, partly due to France's plan to build new reactors.

Date: Saturday, 17 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Improved-fortunes-for-French-nuclear-sector

EDF Energy is proposing the creation of more than 800 acres (324 hectares) of saltmarsh on the River Parrett in Somerset, UK, as an alternative to the proposal for 280 underwater speakers to produce an acoustic fish deterrent at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.

Date: Friday, 05 January 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/New-wetland-proposed-near-Hinkley-Point-C

The UK's Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has launched a pre-qualification for potential investors as the first stage of an equity raise process for the Sizewell C nuclear power plant project in Suffolk, England.

Date: Tuesday, 19 September 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Private-investment-sought-for-Sizewell-C-project

US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a contract extension with EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited (NGL) to supply fuel for the UK’s Advanced Gas Cooled Reactors (AGRs) from its Springfields fuel fabrication facility in the UK.

Date: Saturday, 01 July 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-contracted-to-supply-fuel-to-uk-agrs-10978749

The UK's Environment Agency has granted EDF Energy subsidiary NNB Generation Company (Sizewell C) Limited three environmental permits for the planned Sizewell C nuclear power plant in Suffolk, England. Meanwhile, Sizewell C and Associated British Ports (ABP) are developing plans to locate a unique Direct Air Capture (DAC) facility at Lowestoft, capable of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere using low-carbon heat from nuclear.

Date: Wednesday, 29 March 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Environmental-permits-granted-for-Sizewell-C

The manufacture of the reactor pressure vessel for the first of two EPR units at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant under construction in Somerset, UK, has been completed in France and the large component is ready for delivery to the construction site.

Date: Saturday, 17 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/First-reactor-vessel-for-Hinkley-Point-C-completed

EDF, China General Nuclear (CGN) and the UK government have agreed a three-year extension to the contract for difference (CfD) for the Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear power plant under construction in Somerset, England. While the 'long-stop date' has now been moved to November 2036, EDF maintains the plant's start-up schedule remains unchanged.

Date: Saturday, 03 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Three-year-extension-agreed-to-Hinkley-Point-C-con

The UK is to invest GBP679 million (USD815 million) and become a 50% partner with EDF in the Sizewell C nuclear project. The money "allows for China General Nuclear's exit from the project, including buy-out costs, any tax due and commercial arrangements".

Date: Wednesday, 30 November 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UK-government-takes-50-stake,-gives-go-ahead-for-S