The report of a nuclear expert calls into question the technical competence of two providers selected by EDF to manufacture the DUS, generators essential to the security of our plants. His appointment was chatted internally. Bombarded at the beginning of July at the head of the all-powerful management of EDF’s nuclear and thermal fleet, Cédric Lewandowski is the first in this post not to be a mining engineer. Ex-dircab of Jean-Yves Le Drian at the Ministry of Defense, this graduate of Sciences Po with multiple networks now has an overwhelming responsibility, as the technical problems accumulate on major projects of the public company. And unfortunately there is not that the EPR Flamanville which raises big concerns, with its poor workmanship, its cost explosion (11 billion euros estimated instead of the 3.3 billion originally planned), and its huge delays (commissioning today envisaged in 2022, instead of 2012 at the origin).
Capital 2nd Aug 2019 read more »
Hydro Group is celebrating a milestone from France’s first offshore wind turbine, which the Aberdeen firm helped develop.
Energy Voice 6th Aug 2019 read more »