Areva, EDF's Flamanville Project Faces Prolonged Uncertainty

  • Reactor vessel test extended after regulator finds `anomalies'
  • Companies confident of meeting target start date in late 2018

Electricite de France SA and Areva SA will extend tests to get approval for the reactor vessel of the Flamanville nuclear plant after the safety watchdog found “anomalies” in the structure, prolonging uncertainty over the future of the Normandy project and another in China.

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