31 May '15, 2pm

Nuclear Giants Take a Huge Hit

Nuclear Giants Take a Huge Hit

Facebook Twitter E-mail Print Google+ StumbleUpon LinkedIn Pinterest Digg Tumblr Reddit Pocket Get the Most Important EcoNews Right in Your Inbox Email By submitting above you agree to the EcoWatch privacy policy Follow EcoWatch The European nuclear industry, led by France, seems to be in terminal decline as a result of the cancellation of a new Finnish reactor, technical faults in stations already under construction and severe financial problems. A public protest in France against building new nuclear power stations. Photo credit: Frédéric Bisson / Flickr The French government owns 85 percent of both of the country’s two premier nuclear companies—Areva , which designs the reactors, and Électricité de France (EDF), which builds and manages them. Now it is amalgamating the two giants in a bid to rescue the industry. Even if the vast financial losses involved in building new...

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