French Government Green Signals EDF To Go Ahead With Hinkley Point C Power Project

EDF has been witnessing a stretched balance sheet mainly due to lower power tariff. The French utility’s CFO has resigned this month protesting go ahead with the Hinkley project citing its indebted status. However, French government has assured of financial bailout for EDF to go ahead with the project considering future business prospect.

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AltaGas LNG export plans on hold over import tax dispute

AltaGas Ltd has put its investment plan of C$600 million ($464mn) on hold over an ongoing dispute over the tax on imported equipment. AltaGas has drawn a plan to export Liquefied Natural gas (LNG), but couldn't take it forward as it's involved over a tax dispute with the government. AltaGas is optimistic that the dispute will be resolved shortly and expected to take the project off in November.

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Thales chairman-elect Proglio quits in spat over Russian interests

Henri Proglio gave up his claim to the chairmanship of defense group Thales (TCFP.PA) on Tuesday, bringing into the open a simmering row with Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron over the veteran French businessman's Russian interests.

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EDF may take stake in Areva activities; proposals soon: press

French energy group EDF (EDF.PA) is considering whether to take a stake in assets belonging to struggling nuclear power group Areva (AREVA.PA), business daily Les Echos reported on Friday, citing an unidentified source close to EDF.

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French engineering group SPIE plans late-2014 IPO

SPIE, a French engineering group that makes facilities more energy-efficient, is reportedly mulling over an initial public offering in late 2014. SPIE's shareholders, private equity firms Ardian, Clayton Dubilier & Rice and Quebec's pension fund Cassie, will likely decide on the listing in the first quarter.

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Dalkia split nears completion -EDF,Veolia

Electricite de France (EDF) and Veolia Environment said on Monday that both were coming close to agreeing the terms of their exit in Dalkia.

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EDF partners with Areva, Chinese firms to build nuclear plant in UK

French utility company Electricite de France (EDF) would be joining forces with Areva and two Chinese nuclear firms to build a nuclear power plant in the UK.

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EDF nears Citelum acquisition amidst ownership dispute of its owner

Despite an ownership dispute, Electricite de France (EDF) said it was in exclusive discussions with Dalkia France for the purchase of urban lighting firm Citelum.

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Power Group EDG in talks with Dalkia to acquire Citelum

On Tuesday, Power group EDF confirmed an early press report that it has started talking to Dalkia France to acquire public lighting and urban electrical equipment company Citelum.

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Nuclear power producer EDF and partner Exelon agree on future exit

EDF and partner Exelon agreed on a future exit from the US nuclear market.

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