EDF: Still Sees Flamanville EPR Nuclear Works Ready In 2012
French state-controlled utility Electricite de France SA
(EDF.FR) is maintaining its schedule for the construction of the
EPR-type reactor at Flamanville, a company spokeswoman said
Tuesday, following reports the building site is running behind
EDF still aims to start up the Areva SA (CEI.FR)-designed EPR it
is building in northern France before the end of 2012 and to sell
power commercially by 2013, the spokeswoman said.
Earlier Tuesday, French daily Le Figaro reported that EDF is
running behind schedule on the construction works of the nuclear
reactor it is building at Flamanville.
-By Ruth Bender, Dow Jones Newswires; +33 1 40 17 17 54;