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When will the Flamanville EPR be finished?

Construction of an EPR (European Presurised Reactor) at the Flamanville Nuclear Power Plant officially started in December 2007. Construction was supposed to take 54 months (i.e. until mid-2012) for a total cost of €3.3 billion.

Fast forward to July 25th 2018, when EDF (Électricité de France) announced that the project was once more delayed and the expected completion date pushed back to 2020 at the earliest, with a total budget of €10.9 billion.

The question is then : when will the Flamanville EPR be finished?

Resolution shall be by credible media report that the reactor is online and producing electricity (including for testing purposes).


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