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France Set to Take Over Major Power Producer Amid Energy Crisis

The French government is prepared to take full control of EDF, one of the world’s largest producers of electricity, as the energy group struggles with increasing debt due to problems…


China Group Announces Successful Test of Space-Based Solar Power

A research team at Xidian University in China announced it has successfully tested technology that would enable a space-based solar power plant that could transmit energy to Earth, akin to…


France’s NUWARD SMR Will Be Test Case for European Early Joint Nuclear Regulatory Review

The French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN), the Czech State Office for Nuclear Safety (SUJB), and Finland’s Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) have picked France’s NUWARD small modular reactor (SMR) design as…


French President Calls for Major Increase in Nuclear Power, Offshore Wind

France, already a world leader in nuclear power generation, plans to build at least six new reactors, with President Emmanuel Macron on Feb. 10 saying the country will consider building…


GE Confirms Sale of Lucrative Nuclear Steam Turbine Segment to EDF 

GE has signed an exclusive agreement with EDF Group, an entity majority held by the French government, to sell the equipment segment and some services that make up Steam Power’s…