After the final shutdown of the Fessenheim power station, many questions remain. On the night of Monday, June 29, the second reactor of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant will be definitively shut down. What are the social consequences of this closure? How will the dismantling take place? What future for the site? Reporterre takes stock.
Reporterre 29th June 2020 read more »
French utility EDF yesterday permanently shut down unit 2 of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant in eastern France as scheduled. Its closure, together with that of unit 1 in February, was necessary under the country’s energy transition law before EDF can bring new nuclear capacity online.
World Nuclear News 30th June 2020 read more »
BBC 30th June 2020 read more »
EDF plans to install its future centralized swimming pool to store spent nuclear fuel on the existing site of La Hague (Manche) of the Orano group, the electricity producer said on Tuesday. ” Orano was asked to carry out a feasibility study for the establishment of a new storage pool in La Hague, ” said an EDF spokesperson.
Le Figaro 30th June 2020 read more »