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Bottlenecks at suppliers, regulator to delay EDF reactor restarts: source

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By Geert De ClercqPARIS (Reuters) - Bottlenecks at French utility EDF's suppliers as well as at the French nuclear regulator are delaying the restart of several nuclear reactors and could postpone some until early next year, a source familiar with the matter said. EDF shares fell as much as 13 percent on Monday, losing up to 4.7 billion euros in market value, after EDF warned of "lower availability of some nuclear reactors at the beginning of 2018" and dropped a long-held pledge of becoming cash-flow positive next year.The source said that with about one third of EDF's 58 nuclear reactors ...

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First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 23:23 IST