SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

June 22, 2009 05:45 ET

EDF Strike Action Causing Maintenance Chaos, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - June 22, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Six nuclear plants owned by Electricite de France (EPA:EDF) (Paris) in France are facing a series of damaging maintenance and refuelling delays because of continued strike action by key workers. The state-owned utility has suffered more than two months of intermittent strike action at various nuclear plants, resulting in a drop in the country's power generation capacity and tens of millions of euros in lost revenue to EDF. It is estimated that each offline reactor is costing EDF up to $1.4 million per day.

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