Taxpayers and electricity consumers to feel cost of Areva sell-off to EDF

Sale of ailing nuclear giant's power station development activities to utilities firm EDF will likely entail major costs for the latter and the state.

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France has decided to rescue its Areva nuclear energy company once again, this time by combining the nuclear power station creation business with state-controlled power operator EDF, its biggest client, reports Forbes.