4 June

EDF has terminated regulated nuclear electricity supply contracts with three energy suppliers due to the disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The French state-controlled utility has suspended the contracts with Alpiq, Gazel Energie, and Total Direct Energie because they sought to invoke the force majeure clause in the contracts.

The Malaysian government has given tender for 1GW solar projects in a bid to boost the local economy following the pandemic. It was launched under the fourth round of the nation’s Large-Scale Solar (LSS) programme. However, the tender is open only to 100% locally-owned companies registered in Malaysia.

The Board of Management of the UAE’s Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, FANR, has reviewed the progress of Barakah Nuclear Power Plant. The agency said its board members deliberated upon the UAE Government’s directions and FANR’s latest precautionary measures with regard to addressing coronavirus.

The first reactor pressure vessel (RPV) has been removed in the Bohunice V1 nuclear power plant in the Slovak Republic despite current health and safety regulations. Tomáš Klein, director of decommissioning at the project management unit, said: “The upcoming dismantling activities of activated components like the reactor pressure vessel and reactor internals will eventually reduce the radioactivity of the site by almost 100% by the end of 2022.”

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData
Visit our Privacy Policy for more information about our services, how we may use, process and share your personal data, including information of your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.