Welcome to the nuclear world
“Nuclear power, alongside renewable energy, is a major asset for energy transition. R&D’s role is to innovate in order to contribute to making it even safer, more competitive and more flexible for a carbon neutral future.”
Bernard Salha, EDF R&D Director and EDF Group Chief Technical Officer
Three important things to remember
research programmes to contribute to the continuous improvement of EDF’s low CO2 emission nuclear industry and to prepare for future intensive electricity production.
years old, the theoretical age of the 1/3 scale model representing a double-wall containment, VERCORS, which makes it the oldest in France.
people working in nuclear research and development throughout Europe.
Interview : Three minutes with Alain Le Gac
Do you know which R&D will make the difference in nuclear? Answer from Alain Le Gac,
Production and Engineering R&D Director at EDF R&D.
Are you familiar with our areas of expertise?
Nuclear at the heart of the energy mix
How can we balance electricity production and electricity consumption at all times?
Focus : action for biodiversity
Quiz - test your knowledge
What is the impact of thermal discharges on fish that live around nuclear power stations?
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