Category Archives: France

Even the French are losing their enthusiasm for nuclear power

In what could be the clearest indicator of the imminent demise of the Nuclear Renaissance, France plans to invest heavily in renewable energy. As the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday: France, one of the world’s biggest proponents and exporters … Continue reading

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French nuclear reactor shuts down following two small fires; Subsequent investigation reveals on-going reactor coolant leak

The Wall Street Journal reported earier today: French state-controlled utility Electricit√© de France SA said late Thursday that a leak was detected at one of its nuclear reactors in northwestern France, after two small fires were extinguished at the site … Continue reading

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