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EDF , U.K. Near Agreement on Nuclear Reactor Deal

Electricite de France SA (EDF.F) is near agreement with the U.K. government on most aspects of a deal to build new nuclear reactors, but talks remain stuck on a guaranteed price for the electricity they will produce, according to people with direct knowledge of the talks.The two sides have agreed "on every clause, from the legal-framework clauses to the contract's duration, except the strike price," said one of these people."Commercial negotiations with EDF over a strike price for new nuclear at Hinkley Point are ongoing," said a British government spokeswoman.The U.K. government is seeking to build new nuclear reactors to replace aging ones and curb its carbon emissions. It has been in talks over the past two years with the French power group, the world's largest nuclear operator, for two to four new reactors that it would build and manage at the current site of the Hinkley Point nuclear plants.The talks are seen as a test for nuclear energy and its economic viability in Europe as it ...

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