As you may remember from my earlier postings, nuclear is not my favorite energy technology. I have covered some of the problems at the Finnish Olkiluoto plant here, here, here and here.
French Areva, who is the supplier of this infamous construction site, is now showing the door to their long time CEO Anne Lauvergeon ("Atomic Anne"). Reasons for her discharge are many, but overspending 2,6 billion euros extra on the Olkiluoto project, and its delay by more than three years are certainly listed. << MORE >>